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Abuja rally:Why Osun Government ,APC,Others are Panic by CSCEO

Osun State Governor, Rauf Aregbesola

A group under the aegis of of Civil Societies Coalition for the

Emancipation of Osun State(CSCEO) has disclosed the reason why the
Osun State government led by Mr Rauf Adesoji Aregbesola, the ruling
party in the State,the All progressives Congress(APC) and their other
affiliated groups were panic over its recent Abuja protest at the
National Assembly Complex, where Save Our Soul(SOS) letters were
submitted to the upper and lower chamber of the Assembly.

It declared that the State government and its allied in the man-made
financial problem created for the State presently which made State to
owe workers and retirees alike for period of four(4) to six(6) months
of the wages and pension dues respectively,were panic because they did
not want President Muhammdu Buhari and international community to hear
the ongoing financial anomalies orchestrated by Aregbesola’s
administration.

It would be recalled that members of the Civil Society Coalition for
the Emancipation of Osun
State (CSCEO) penultimate Tuesday, January 26, 2016 stormed the
National Assembly complex at the Federal Capital Territory
(FCT),calling on the National Assembly to
intervene in the financial mess Osun state found itself under Governor
Rauf Aregbesola.

During the rally, protesters carried placards which some of which
read,“Osun people want FG to take Osun from Rauf Aregbesola”, “NASS,
Osun Pensioners are dying”, “Aregbesola must go”, “No to
Minus-Allocation” “Osun: A failed State under Rauf Aregbesola”,Rauf
Aregbesola: A failed Governor of Osun State and “Aregbe has sold Osun
into debt slavery” among others.

Reacting to the various statements recently credited to Mr. Aregbesola
and his co-travelers after the Abuja protest of the CSCEO over the
financial mess facing the State, where the State were presently using
all its monthly allocation from the Federation Account to service the
gargantuan loan obtained by the present administration between 2012
and 2013 and the State still had financial deficit.

In a statement issued and signed by the CSCEO’s Chairman, Comrade
Adeniyi,Alimi Sulaiman which was made available to newsmen on
Sunday(yesterday),alleged that Mr. Aregbesola has grounded the state
to halt financially,urging the State government to stop deceiving the
good people of the State on the present financial status of the State.

Comrade Sulaiman who strongly condemned the anti-masses,anti- workers
and anti-retirees posture of Aregbesola administration, alleging that
Mr. Aregbesola has destroyed the State financially beyond redemption
by obtaining over N480bilion loan with some other loans which the
State had nothing to show for it and the State was unable pay the loan
in the next twenty(20) years,saying that the only solution to the
problem facing the State,was for Mr. Aregbesola to open up on the
financial status of the State by stopping the ongoing falsehood and
attacked on the members of the opposition in the State on the subject matter.

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