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General News of Thursday, 29 April 2021


Governor Oyetola’s Commissioner resigns

Idiat Babalola, the Osun State Commissioner for Federal Matters, has resigned from the Osun Government.

A source in the office of the Deputy Governor who confirmed the development saying the reason for her resignation cannot be ascertained yet.

Babalola was a former Special Adviser on Federal Matters to former Governor, Rauf Aregbesola.

She was violently attacked in 2017 by a mob of angry sympathizers at the funeral of Alhaji Isiaka Adeleke, a one time governor of Osun State under the Social Democratic Party, SDP, and a strong contender for the governorship in the 2018 Osun Gubernatorial Election.

As at the time of going to press, her resignation from the Osun State Executive Council has not been announced by the State Government.

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