The Governor of Lagos, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has allegedly ordered the suspension of political appointees and civil servants who’re members of the rising Lagos4Lagos motion being championed by Abdul-Azeez Olajide Adediran, fondly referred to as Jandor.
The motion Is reportedly rooted within the Ibile-Eko Discussion board, a Lagos primarily based indigenous group and entrance runners on advocacy for the development of Lagos indigenes.
As at Thursday, September 3, three individuals had been summarily suspended at two separate Native Council Growth Areas throughout the Badagry Division of the Lagos West Senatorial District.
The affected individuals are Hon. Olabode Benson Makinde, the Principal Coordinator of Ibile-Eko Discussion board who till his suspension, was the Supervisor for Agriculture and Social Providers of Oto-Awori LCDA.
Others embody Hon. Wahab Ashade, the Ibile-Eko Coordinator at Olorunda and the Supervisory Councilor for Agriculture & Social Growth on the LCDA and Mr. Dada Adeshina, a Ward Coordinator for Ibile-Eko at Olorunda and the Particular Assistant on Income Issues to the Government Chairman of Olorunda LCDA respectively.
In separate statements signed by the Secretary to the Oto-Awori LCDA and the Particular Assistant on Info to the Government Chairman of Olorunda LCDA respectively, the appointees had been suspended on account of “abandonment of delegated duties”.
Responding to the event, Jandor, who additionally doubles because the Grand Patron of the Ibile – Eko Discussion board, mentioned: “the suspension of the appointees has all the trimmings of a political witch-hunt which negates the rights of affiliation as stipulated in Part 40 of the Structure of the Federal Republic of Nigeria 1999”.
Jandor, whereas expressing disappointment on the growth, swiftly swung in to help the affected victims by providing them their actual month-to-month wage until the tip of their tenure and an immediate substitute of the official car withdrawn from Hon. Makinde with a brand new Sports activities Utility Automobile (SUV).
“It’s a disgrace to truncate the livelihood of anybody, particularly members of our identical social gathering, APC, on such trumped-up frivolities,” he mentioned.