Oyo State Government warns former recruits to return official cars

  • In what happened recently, the Oyo state government has issued guidelines for all elected politicians who worked during the tenure of Governor Seyi Makinde.

The policy states that they are required to return all official vehicles assigned to them by Friday, August 25, 2023.


According to Nation News, this was announced through a memorandum signed by the secretary to the state government, Prof. Olanike Adeyemo, on Friday, the 18th of August. But it should be known that some people are left out of this process.

This includes the governor, speaker, deputy governor, Chief Justice of the State, members of the House of Assembly, judges, Chief of Staff, Secretary to the State Government, Chief of Staff, Permanent Secretaries, Commissioners, Accountant-General, Auditor- General, and Auditors-General. Also, the circular mentions that there is another category of people who are excluded from this directive. These people are the ones who have been given the gift of a car by the order of the governor.

Employees who have valid documentary evidence to support the right of receiving such a gift should be presented to organize employees in their government offices, departments, and companies. them on Friday, August 25, 2023.

He stressed that the officers assigned to the MDAs of the State Civil Service have been given the responsibility to collect any official vehicles that have gone without proper authorization if these vehicles are not returned within the deadline of specific.

 I Am Not Happy- Peter Obi

The Labor Party (LP) presidential candidate in the 2023 election, Dr. Peter Obi, says he is currently in a sad mood over the ill-fated Air Force helicopter and an ambush that claimed 36 soldiers in Niger on Monday morning.

Obi expressed this sentiment in a statement he posted on his official X handle (formerly Twitter) on Friday.

The Nigerian Air Force announced on Thursday that an MI-171 helicopter on a casualty evacuation mission crashed in the state of Niger.

Nigerian Air Force spokesman Air Commodore Edward Gabkwet said the plane crashed in Chukuba Village, Niger.

The cause of the accident is still unknown, he said.

Obi described the incident as unfortunate and disheartening.

He expressed concern at the deplorable level of insecurity in most parts of the country, which he said has cost the nation precious lives and property with associated economic costs.

Obi also expressed his condolences to the families of the patriotic slain soldiers who had paid the highest price for their homeland.

“The continued loss of life, of our military and other civilians, due to insecurity is deeply painful and disgusting.

The former governor of Anambra reiterated his commitment to ensuring safe Nigerians, adding that fighting the country’s insecurity would always be his top priority.

According to him, “Fighting insecurity remains my absolute priority in New Nigeria, and it should be the same for long-term peace and progress in Nigeria.”

He prayed to God to give eternal rest to the dead, comfort their families, and comfort the nation in their great loss.

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