Osagie Otabor, Benin
Ondo Deputy Governor, Hon Agboola Ajayi, on Tuesday, got here beneath strain to resign from workplace.
Ajayi resigned from the ruling All Progressives Congress and defected to the opposition Peoples Democratic Social gathering(PDP) the place he intends to contest the October governorship elections.
Zonal Publicity Secretary(Southwest)of the PDP, Mr. Ayo Fadaka, urged Hon Ajayi to toe the trail of honor and resign from workplace honorably.
Fadaka, who spoke on a Channels TV Dawn each day, stated there should be stage of normal individuals should hold even in politics.
He nevertheless questioned if the defection of Ajayi may or not it’s construed to be excessive crime towards the state that will necessitate impeachment.
The PDP zonal spokesman famous the way some politicians performed politics prompt to the world that politicians in Nigeria lacked conscience.
In line with him: “Impeachment is anticipated to be initiated whether it is thought of that particular person to be impeached has dedicated excessive crimes towards the system.
However once more, with the decamping of Agboola can or not it’s construed to be excessive crime towards the state?
“The structure says that for each Governor that may contest, he ought to have a working mate and that’s why there’s all the time a deputy governor to help the Governor.
The Governor picked Agboola Ajayi, the PDP was not a part of no matter they had been doing once they determined to run with one another.
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” And in the event that they nonetheless really feel snug working with one another, we don’t need to have an enter into it. Strange, it’s as much as Agboola Ajayi to do what I believe is honorable by resigning himself if he really feel he may not cooperate with the person who positioned a stage of belief in him to help him in doing his job. ”
Additionally, the Grassroots Motion Youth Wing of the Ondo PDP and constant to a governorship aspirant, Eyitayo Jegede, ssid it will be disastrous for the get together’s management to provide its ticket to a person, who it stated introduced calamity to the get together.
Ondo Coordinator of the group, Comrade Taiwo Akinfehinwa, hailed Fadaka for becoming a member of voices calling for the Deputy Governor’s resignation.
In line with him: “Whereas, it’s Ajayi’s inalienable proper to defect to the PDP, he should be truthful to his conscience by resigning his place because the Deputy Governor of the state.
“Ajayi can not wash himself clear from the maladministration of Akeredolu. He engineered the dissolution of the 18 elected native authorities chairmen and 203 councillors instantly Akeredolu’s governmemt was sworn-in February 2017.
“PDP is a celebration of morals and our recommendation for Agboola Ajayi is that he ought to cease utilizing authorities equipment to intimidate different PDP contestants.”
However spokesman for the Ondo PDP, Zadok Akintoye, dissociated the get together from the statements of Fadaka.
Akintoye said Agboola remained the Deputy Governor and was not beneath any ethical or authorized obligations to resign his place.
He stated the assertion doesn’t replicate the place of the get together on the matter.