A group of people of Osun State are presently marching round the state asking the House of Assembly to begin impeachment procedure against the governor over impeachable offences.A lot of human rights organisations and civil society groups are against the Governor. Here are some pictures from the march supporting Gov Aregbesola's impeachment.
Scores of Osun State citizens were yesterday said to be warming up towards participating in today’s rally in support of Governor Rauf Aregbesola’s impeachment, according to the organisers, Civil Societies’ Coalition for Emancipation of Osun State, CSCEO.
According to the the organisers, Civil Societies’ Coalition for Emancipation of Osun State CSCEO,they revealed at a press briefing held in Osogbo yesterday that, over 20 civil and faith based societies who are members of CSCEO were already mobilising their members towards the mass rally.
The group’s Chairman, Comrade Adeniyi Sulaiman Alimi, gave the names of association ready for the rally as The Voices, KIMPACT, Centre for Human Rights and Social Justice, Grassroot Democratic Network, Christian Initiative for Nation Building, Christian Leadership Mobilisation and Better Future Initiative. Others are Nigerian Union of Pensioners (NUP), Justice, Development and Peace Commission Movement (JDPCM), Positive Movement, Good Governance Support Group, Democratic Socialist Movement and Conference of National Political Parties (CNPP).
Alimi explained that over three petitions including the one sent by a state serving judge, Justice Folaranmi Oloyede, calling for Aregbesola’s probe and impeachment are presently before members of the state House of Assembly and the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC).
Meanwhile, the All Progressives Congress in the state has called on security agencies to hold the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Senator Iyiola Omisore and his party responsible for any breach of the peace in the state.
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