Friday 3rd February 2023

Category: News

Those who fight over religion are ignorant – Gov. Adeleke

The governor, state of Osun, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola took centre stage as the federal government launch the National school feeding programme in Abuja on Thursday.
slide 1
slide 2
slide 3 slide 4
slide 5
slide 6
slide 7
slide 8
slide 10
slide 11
slide 13
slide 15
slide 16
slide 17
slide 18
slide 19
slide 20
slide 21
slide 27
slide 23
slide 24
slide 25
slide 26

Read More

Gov. Adeleke charges Osun in diaspora to establish companies in the State

Gov. Adeleke charges Osun in diaspora to establish companies in the State

Osun State Governor, Senator Ademola Adeleke has charged the citizens of the State in the diaspora to return home to establish companies so as to jointly develop the State.

Governor Adeleke gave the charge today during the official commissioning of Blue Crescent Limited, Ede.

The Governor who was very enthusiastic commended the CEO of the company for taking a bold step to establish the company in his home land.

He noted that the company will provide employment opportunities for the people, especially the teeming youths.

” I like development at all levels and this is why I have taken it upon myself to ensure that Osun is well developed infrastructurally and, I promised not to disappoint you.

” I want to charge you to embark on quality wares which can stand the test of time.

” I am very proud of you because, there are lots of Ede citizens in the diaspora who are making it but forget to establish companies in their homestead in order to give back to the society. Whatever God has given us, it is good to remember our homeland because, no matter how long we stay away, we will surely come back home,he stated.

Governor Adeleke urged the people of Osun to always pray for him to succeed in office.

In his Royal speech, the Timi of Ede land, Oba Munirudeen Adesola Lawal thanked the CEO for the business opportunity brought to Ede. He enjoined the people of the ancient town and Osun at large to support the Company to grow.

Oba Lawal further urged the Staff of the Company to cooperate with the CEO so as to ensure the sustainability of the establishment.

Earlier in his address of welcome, the Cheif Executive Officer of the Company, Mr. Adedokun Kolapo appreciated Governor Adeleke for gracing the occasion. He explained that the Company was established to promote business opportunity and create jobs for people of Ede and its environs.

Read More

Osun Governor, Senator Adeleke inaugurates Revenue, Solid Mineral Committees

Osun Governor, Senator Adeleke inaugurates Revenue, Solid Mineral Committees
….. charges them on dedication to their assignments

Osun State Governor, Senator Ademola Adeleke today inaugurated the Committee on Revenue and solid minerals  to see to the affairs of generating revenue into the coffers of the State, and ensure that all activities regarding mining follow due process.

The inauguration ceremony held in Osogbo, the State Capital was attended by the top echelons of  government and political functionaries.

In his remarks, Governor Adeleke charged the committees to be responsive to their duties, stressing that the revenue committee should make sure all the revenue accruing to the State Government are adequately covered and cornerd for common good.

He explained that the Revenue Committee was set up in line with his campaign promises to increase the internally generated revenue of the State.

Mr Governor further reiterated that his goal is to block all leakages in the revenue sector, adding that his administration will never condone a situation whereby government revenues  are siphoned into private purses.

Senator Adeleke also announced  that all Consultants manning  revenue generation were suspended with immediate effect, charging the Committee to review the operation of the Internally Generated Services and submit  recommendation on the modality to increase the IGR of the State by a substantial percentage.

The Governor further urged the Committee on Solid Minerals to ensure recovery and protection of the State solid mineral resources.

Governor Adeleke signified his intention to beam a searchlight on minerals sector, especially the activities of Segilola and other similar Companies operating in Osun. He therefore called  the attention of all and sundry to the Osun State law  which stipulates that the State is entitled to  30% of the generated income  on gold extraction.

He explained further, ” Segilola and other operating Companies are by law to pay 30% renumeration on mining of gold and other Solid Minerals produced in the State in the last 25 years.

” The State has no record of any payment by Segilola and other related Companies to the State.

” My administration is determined to recover every penny owned Osun by any Company operating in the State.

” We are conducting an audit in the mining sector. Therefore, all illegal mining activities must stop immediately,as  all illegal miners and their syndicates will be arrested and prosecuted.

” The Committees are expected to report back to me within the next two weeks.”, he concluded.

Responding on behalf of other Committee members, the Chairman, Committee on Solid Minerals, Mr Samuel Oyedokun appreciated the Governor for the opportunity given  them to serve.

He promised that the Committee will deliver to expectation, advancing that God has blessed the State with resources which can be tapped to increase it’s IGR.

Read More

Governor Adeleke To Fix Johnmackay Primary School A And Ota-Efun PHC Before 100 Days In Office…

Governor Adeleke To Fix Johnmackay Primary School A And Ota-Efun PHC Before 100 Days In Office…

Osun State Governor, Senator Ademola Adeleke has promised that the popular Johnmackay Primary School A, and Ota-Efun Primary Health Care Centre will wear a new look before his 100 days in office to mark the celebration.

The Governor gave the assurance today during his on-the-spot assessment to the delapidated School situated in Oke-Ayepe Area, and the Primary Health Care facility, all in Osogbo, the State Capital.

He expressed displeasure over the poor state of the buildings which has been abandoned for years, stressing that his administration will never leave any stone unturned in the area of infrastructural development across the State.

Governor Adeleke reiterated that the road leading to the School which is no longer motorable will be rehabilitated for the convenience of the residents of the area within his 100 days in office.

The Governor however promised to do the needful within very short period of time.

Speaking earlier, the Head Mistress of the School, Mrs Olufunke Ogundipe explained that, the buildings have been dillapidated for years which led to the evacuation of the pupils from the said buildings.

Mrs Ogundipe who was weeping uncontrollably expressed her gratitude to God and the Governor for deeming it fit to fix both the old School and the road. She prayed for the administration of Governor Adeleke to succeed in his dealings.

In her own words, the Matron of the Ota-Efun Primary Health Care Centre, Mrs Victoria Owolabi noted that they have been working under a tense condition as there are no medical equipment, chairs, mattresses for patients, shortage of staff among others.

She appreciated the Governor for remembering the centre, adding that the gesture will aid the smooth running of daily activities in the health Centre.

Read More


It was a red letter day today, Tuesday as Osun SUBEB staff trooped out enthusiastically to receive the new Executive Secretary,Mr Yahaya Bakare into his office.

The Staff were sighted jubilating and singing with the new and the out outgoing SUBEB Scribe,Mr Adeoye Bakare in their midst.

Prayers were later offered, in both Christian and Islamic ways, to bid Mr Adeoye Bakare farewell,and for a successful tenure for the new SUBEB boss.

Highlight of the brief programme was the formal handing over to the new scribe by the outgoing one,Mr Adeoye Bakare.

Read More

Osun Governor, Senator Adeleke charges newly sworn-in HOS on effective service delivery

Osun Governor, Senator Adeleke charges newly sworn-in HOS on effective service delivery

……Promises to prioritize workers welfare

Osun State Governor, Senator Ademola Adeleke has charged the newly sworn-in Head of Service to make effective service delivery his wartchword in other to jointly move the State forward.

Governor Adeleke stated this today at the Swearing -in ceremony of the new State Head of Service, Mr Ayanleye Aina held at the State Secretariat complex, Osogbo, the State Capital.

He noted that workers play a prominent role in moving the State forward, stressing that the role of workers in State building cannot be undermined.

The Governor further charged workers to give the Head of Service maximum support, alerting that he cannot do the job alone.

Governor Adeleke however promised to prioritize workers welfare, adding that his administration mantra remains, “Government of workers, for the workers and by the Workers”.

In his response, the new State Head of Service, Mr Ayanleye Aina appreciated the State Governor for the honour of his appointment among many qualified administrators in the Service.

He promised to give the Governor the needed support to ensure the success of his government.

Mr Ayanleye further harped on the need to build a new workforce by restoring the lost glory of the civil service in the State.

He added that he will prioritize training and re-training of workers for effective service delivery and productivity.

He therefore enjoined workers to be dutiful, diligent and highly committed to the service.

Present at the ceremony were: the Secretary to the State Government, Alhaji Teslim Igbalaye; retired and serving Permanent Secretaries; Executive Secretaries; Labour Leaders as well as top government and political functionaries to mention but few.

Read More

Governor Ademola Adeleke has appointed Mr Samuel Ayanleye Aina as the new Head of Service.

Press Statement

Samuel Ayanleye Aina Appointed Head of Service

Governor Ademola Adeleke has appointed Mr Samuel Ayanleye Aina as the new Head of Service.

Mr. Aina attended the prestigious University of Ibadan, Ibadan, between 1984 and 1987 and between 1988 and 1990 where he obtained B.Sc. Hon (2nd Class Upper Division) and M.Sc degrees in Geography in 1987 and 1990 respectively.

He, was, by divine providence, dint of hard work, determination and without any external force, appointed a Permanent Secretary in Osun State in 2012, through a rigorous selection process and was deployed to the Ministry of Finance, Economic Planning & Budget where he served till 2013.

He was later deployed to serve as the Permanent Secretary of the new Ministry of Finance following the creation of the Office of Budget and Economic Development from the former Ministry in 2013. He served in the Ministry of Finance till 2016.

Arising from his tested capacity and ability, he was deployed as Permanent Secretary in charge of two critical Agencies – Ministry of Human Resources and Capacity Building and the Public Service Office in the Office of the Head of Service, Osun State in 2016. He has been coordinating the affairs of the two Agencies since 2016 to date without blemish.

He has served in several capacities within and outside international and national organisations.

A community activist as a former President of Pacesetters Club, Oke Ila Orangun, Mr Aina is married to Dr. Mrs. Mojisola Aina, a union that is divinely blessed.

The swearing ceremony holds on Tuesday by 10:00am at Imole House, Osogbo.

Mallam Olawale Rasheed,
Spokesperson to the Executive Governor

Read More

The state Governor, Senator Ademola Jackson Nurudeen Adelekes first official working visit to Osun state Parliament today 5th Dec.2022

The state Governor, Senator Ademola Jackson Nurudeen Adelekes first official working visit to Osun state Parliament today 5th Dec.2022

Read More


Press Statement


Any Ministry, Department or Agency that fail to submit its salary schedule latest today will be sanctioned. Any agency head who obstructs the process of scheduling will face disciplinary procedures.

This warning is sequel to report that some agencies are still holding unto their agency’s schedules despite the directive of His Excellency.

Governor Ademola Adeleke had last week directed immediate conclusion of documentation for payment of salaries. This was a consequence of a report that about 45 agencies are yet to submit their payment schedule.

Presently, the payment of salaries is ongoing starting with the Ministry of Justice.

Mallam Olawale Rasheed,
Spokesperson to the Executive Governor, Osun State.

Read More

Osun Public Servants will enjoy me – Gov Adeleke Promises

Osun State Governor, Senator Ademola Adeleke has declared that the State workforce and entire people of Osun will enjoy his administration maximally.

The Governor made the promise in his remarks at the Inter-Religious Service held to welcome him into the Office of the Governor in Osogbo, the state capital,on Monday

The Public servants led by Principal officers and labour union leaders received the new Governor into the government Secretariat, where an inter-religious service was held to usher him into the office.

The new State helmsman was received at the main gate of the Government Secretariat by the excited civil servants who sang praises and appreciation song to God for his emergence.

The workers danced from the secretariat entrance to the Office of the Governor, White House Motor Park, where prayers and Royal blessings were rendered on the 6th Executive Governor of Osun state, Senator Ademola Adeleke.

Speaking at the occasion, the Governor who joyfully sang thanksgiving songs to God as he narrated his political testimony, expressed appreciation to Osun people for welcoming him with joy.

“Today, i am glad to meet Osun Civil Servants who have been expecting me, I am grateful to God to see you troupe out, with singing and dancing, to welcome me.This is a clear demonstration of the fact that God indeed answers prayers.

“Election has come and gone; I am going to be a peoples’ Governor; I am now a Governor for all, regardless of political affiliation;I am going to be a listening Governor, and I pray God to help me fulfill my good wishes of taking Osun state to the promised land; I assure the good people of Osun that I will not disappoint you, i thank everyone in Osun state.

“I am constitutionally empowered to man the affairs of Osun State, it is time to work, and we must succeed together.I urge you all to pay attention to details and duties, and together we will take the State of the Living Spring to greater heights, I love you Osun people, the Governor stated.”

Earlier in his welcome remarks, the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Human Resources and Capacity Building, Mr Leye Aina congratulated the Governor for his victory at the polls while he welcomed him to Osun Government Secretariat.

Lauding the five-point agenda of the Governor, which he described as human friendly, he assured Governor Ademola Adeleke that the Osun Public Servants will stand solidly behind his administration for remarkable achievements.

In seperate goodwill messages, the Ede-born Governor was charged on investing in people oriented policies that will favour the good people of Osun. He was also advised to use his good office to eradicate thuggery among youths, and to work with stakeholders, irrespective of political class or status.

Various Clerics also admonished him not to forsake God who has entrusted into his hands the sacred responsibility of administering the State,nudging him to give the people of Osun State real dividends of democracy.

The Inter-Religious Service was graced by the wives of the Governor, Deputy Governor, the Secretary to the State Government, the Chief of Staff, People’s Democractic Party leaders, National Assembly members, Royal fathers, members of the Judiciary, Service Chiefs, Religious leaders, Iyalojas, Babalojas and Imole Osun Associations, among others.

It would be recalled that the Executive Governor of Osun State, Senator Ademola Adeleke was declared the winner of the July 16,2022 Governorship election,and was sworn in on Sunday, November 24, 2022 .

Read More