By; BAYO AKAMO, Ibadan
Oyo State Government on Monday described the allegation by the state governor elect, Engineer Seyi Makinde that the Governor Abiola Ajimobi-led administration was planning to stamp the smooth take off of his administration come May, 29 this year as untrue.
The government in a statement issued by the state Commissioner of Information and Culture, Mr Toye Arulogun described the allegation as “unfounded and mischievous.
“Oyo State Government hereby wishes to react to the unfounded and mischievous allegation of emptying the treasury by the spokesperson of Engr. Seyi Makinde. Ordinarily, Government should ignore the antics of the spokesperson of the Governor Elect in the state since the path of calumny is one in which he treads with absolute familiarity.” It said
The statement reads further, “The Oyo State Government therefore for the umpteenth time wishes to implore members of the public to ignore the inflammatory statements of the serial propangadist. We refuse to trade words with him any further. “
“For the avoidance of doubt however, we hereby state unequivocally that the accusations are not only patently false but are figments of his imagination The State Government’s earlier statement on a related matter on the siphoning of funds subsists”
The government added, . “meanwhile, let it be reiterated that the mandate of the Ajimobi administration will not lapse until the 28th of May 2019. Therefore no amount of sabre-rattling will cause the Government to fold its hands counting days instead of making the remainder of its days count.”