By Michael Ofulue, Osogbo
Osun State Governor, Senator Ademola Adeleke has sworn in 47 Board chairmen and Vice chairmen, Special and Senior Special Advisers, charging them to shun corruption and be responsive while discharging their duties.
The Governor gave the charge during the swearing-in ceremony held at Bola Ige House, Governor’s office in osogbo, Osun state capital.
He told them to shun any act capable of undermining his administration’s vision and mission for the state by being responsive in the discharge of their responsibilities.
His words: “We are gathered here again in continuation of our drive to build a masses-oriented government. We have assembled additional teams to support us as we implement the five point agenda.
“When I was inaugurating the commissioners few days ago on this ground, I rolled out some basic principles governing this leadership. I call on you all to take judicious notice.
” I will not tolerate corruption and incompetence in governance. You must be above board and dedicate your time to serve the people. I will demand observance of the rule of law and due process.
“You have all been part of the struggle to enthrone this administration. Now is your turn to bring new ideas to salvage our state. You are now on board the government you helped to install. You must be active and ensure team work in all instances.
‘I will not tolerate infighting and rivalry among appointed officials. Commissioners and Special Advisers must work harmoniously. The boards and the management of agencies must maintain a cordial working environment to deliver on agency mandate. All parties must recognize the limit of their powers.
“Let me warn that any agency or ministry with relationship conflict will have their heads removed . We have many serious state matters to attend to. We will not waste the precious time of our people due to avoidable distractions.
“I must also submit that I will set up machinery to monitor the activities of appointees. Your performance in your various areas of postings and appointments will be reviewed regularly. You should not be found wanting in any way because Osun people have
“Let me also reassure you of my administration’s commitment to serving the people. My biggest joy is when the people rejoices over service delivery. My worst regret is when the state failed in its primary assignment of meeting the aspirations of the people. Our administration aspires to be the best in community response and Democratic. dividends “.he stated .
He, however, said the executive council of his administration is now in place, urging the people to expect a more robust performance and service delivery.