Senator Abiola Ajimobi, Governor Seyi Makinde
Governor Seyi Makinde has revealed that his administration went in opposition to the land use rule in Oyo state to provide approval for the burial of former Governor of the state, Abiola Ajimobi at his Oluyole Property residence.
Makinde who denied that his authorities was chargeable for the delay of the burial, stated Ajimobi’s household had sought approval for his burial in a plot of land at Agodi GRA, however the request was denied as a result of the land was below litigation.
The Oyo state Governor’s spokesperson Taiwo Adisa stated the Oyo state authorities later allowed the burial of the Ajimobi at his residence, in opposition to the state’s guidelines on lands in Authorities Reservation Areas (GRA).
The Assertion Learn;
“In view of the extraordinary enquiries from information media organisations concerning the perceived delay in burying the late former Governor of Oyo State, Senator Abiola Ajimobi, the Oyo State Authorities needs to position on document that there is no such thing as a fact within the hearsay making the rounds that the burial is being delayed by the state authorities.
“The hearsay, which is being intentionally unfold to provide the state authorities a nasty title and to play undue politics with the lifeless, initially got here by the way in which of social media gossip, which gained traction to draw the eye of conventional media outfits.
“A number of media outfits reached out to the Media Workplace of the Governor of Oyo State to make enquiries on this barefaced lie on Saturday.
“Let it’s said clearly that the Governor of Oyo State, Engineer Seyi Makinde, has performed no function in any respect in inflicting any delay in any way concerning the burial of his speedy predecessor, Senator Ajimobi.
“The reality of the matter is that the household, by way of a proxy, approached the state authorities and sought approval to bury the late governor on a plot of land at Agodi GRA, which is at present below litigation. By the way, it was the identical former Governor Ajimobi who instituted the authorized motion.
“Governor Seyi Makinde had no selection than to state the details as they’re to the emissaries and switch down the request.
“Governor Makinde, nevertheless, in opposition to the established land use rule in Oyo State, gave approval that the household can bury the late governor in his Oluyole Property residence.
“It’s to be famous that the foundations guiding land use in Authorities Reservation Areas (GRA) forbid the burial of our bodies in such areas as Oluyole Property and Agodi GRA.
“Allow us to additionally placed on document that whereas the household didn’t observe the laid down protocols in passing info on the illness and eventual demise of Senator Ajimobi, Governor Makinde ignored all that and directed the total cooperation of the federal government with the household on this matter.
“It may possibly solely quantity to a depraved mislead insinuate that the incumbent authorities in Oyo State tried to hinder the burial of the speedy previous governor.”