The Osun State Governor, Senator Ademola Adeleke, has suspended the Chairman of the Osun State Independent Electoral Commission, Segun Oladitan and 6 members of the commission over allegations of corruption levelled against them.
This was made known on Monday in statement signed by the Secretary to the State Government, Tesleem Igbalaye.
According to Igbalaye, the governor deemed if fit following several petitions bordering on financial impropriety, dereliction of duty, absenteeism and abuse of office against the said Chairman and members of the Commission.
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The statement further read in part, “The Executive Governor of Osun State, Senator Adeleke, has directed the immediate suspension of the Chairman of OSIEC, Segun Oladitan, and the following members 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 allegations against the suspended chairman and members of the Commission, the Secretary to the Commission shall hold forth in running the affairs of the Commission.”