WHY I RETURNED TO OFFICE AS COMMISSIONER – OJIKO

The Ogun State Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Jide Ojuko, who on Wednesday resigned from office  has returned from office.Ojuko made this known during a chat with newsmen in his office at Obas Complex, Oke-Mosan, Abeokuta.The Awori commissiomer said his decision was based on the rejection of his resignation letter by Governor Ibikunle Amosun, whom he said was already looking into the chieftaincy matter which prompted his resignation.He had resigned from the Ogun  cabinet over what he termed “a directive of the governor on the issue of Obaship in some Awori communities in Ota State constituency, which ran against his conscience, the wish and yearnings of the Awori people that he represents in the governor’s cabinet”.While describimg the resignation letter as a “love letter between two lovers,”  Ojuko, noted that the love and loyalty which exist between him and the governor, had made him to return to his desk.“I wish to inform you of the development surrounding my earlier resignation. The letter was a love letter between two lovers; I love my governor and my governor loves me. The Ogun State governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, has rejected my letter of resignation which was circulated by the media.“In view of this development, I am back at my desk and I wish to place it on record that the issues surrounding my earlier resignation are being looked into.“Let me also say that the contents of the letter were being misrepresented, while I appreciate my good people of Ota State constituency for their understanding.‘I remain the Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs till the end of this administration,” Ojuko submitted.

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