Following reports that newly sworn in Governor of Osun state, Ademola Adeleke has ordered sack of 12,000 workers, the spokesperson for the governor claims the reports are untrue.

Olawale Rasheed also said that the reported dethronement of 3 monachs namely; Akinrun of Ikinrun, Oba Yinusa Akadiri, Aree of Ire, Oba Ademola Oluponle and Owa of Igbajo, Oba Gboyega Famodun was untrue.

Olawale Rasheed disclosed this on Tuesday while speaking in an interactive program on Rave FM 91.7 in Osun state, gathered.

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He said the governor promised to review all appointments and employment made by his predecessor, Adegboyega Oyetola, with a view to ensure due process was followed.

According to him, “there was never sack of any worker or traditional ruler. We only set up review panel. It is impossible to sack and put review panel in place.

“The review panel is to look at the numbers of the people that were employed, due processes of the employment, and qualification among other things. Before our taking over, there were issues of backdating of employment, even till last year. So order 1-5 will be operationalize by order 6 which are the panels.

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“Those that were employed from July 17 till our takeover are still at work presently, they have not been sacked. The staff audit will review the employment. Within 4 hours, Adeleke has dismantled the illegality of 4 months, all the bobby traps he has dismantled them.“

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