The Osun State Governor, Senator Adeleke has ordered for the suspension of the Chairman of the Osun State Independent Electoral Commission, Mr. Segun Oladitan.
This statement was signed by the Secretary to the State Governor, Tesleem Igbalaye, on Monday. Alongside Mr. Segun, six members of the commission were also suspended with immediate effects.
The suspension was as a result of several petitions that borders on financial impropriety, dereliction of duty, absenteeism and abuse of office.
The statement, which was further read in part noted that “The Executive Governor of Osun State, Senator Adeleke has directed the instant suspension of the Chairman of OSIEC, Segun Oladitan and the following member of the commission:
- Mr. Yusuf Oyeniran
- Alhaja Suibat Adubi
- Prince Yinka Ajiboye
- Mrs. Abosede Omibeku
- Mr. Dosu Gidigbi
- Mr. Wahab Adewoyin
“This suspension is sequel to several petitions bothering on financial impropriety, dereliction of duty, absenteeism and abuse of office against the said Chairman and members of the commission.
Pending the outcome of investigation into the allegation against the suspended chairman and members of the commission shall hold forth in running the affairs of the commission.”