A previous Governor of Ogun State, Segun Osoba, on Tuesday portrayed the initial 16 years after he left office as legislative head of the state as awful.
Osoba said his replacements, Gbenga Daniel and Senator Ibikunle Amosun, made the state “hellfire” for him after he left office in 2003.
The previous lead representative talked at the initiation of a press community based anywhere nearby of the Governor’s Office in Oke-Mosan, Abeokuta, and named after him.
Osoba said quickly he gave over to Daniel in 2003, he was pronounced persona non grata by the organization, which he said kept him from entering the state after his residency.
He said, “When I left office, I was so hassled to the point that every one of the plaques and the images of the relative multitude of ventures I did were quick to be taken out all through the state.
“The initial 16 years of my leaving this office have been incredibly, awful. I never returned; I turned into a snake that doesn’t return to where it has turned over its skin. These premises (Governor’s Office) turned into an off limits territory for me. To envision that in my life my re-visitation of these premises will be this sublime is something of feeling.
“The initial eight years, I was for all intents and purposes proclaimed persona non grata in Ogun State. Indeed, that is settled, those included have come to apologize.
“My name was shipped off EFCC so often. One Barrister Sofu was paid by the public authority to be taking adverts in all papers asserting all infractions of any sort. The EFCC explored and researched on the grounds that everything was reported in documents, they don’t discovered anything.
“I was unable to come to Abeokuta, not to discuss visiting the workplace of the lead representative. The other eight years that one additionally got dangerous.”
Talking on how Abiodun arose the governorship up-and-comer of the All Progressives Congress in the 2019 political race, Osoba said in opposition to general conviction that he created Abiodun, he was just essential for the interaction that prompted his development.
“He (Abiodun) was not in the retribution; he was never one of the hopefuls. Truth be told, when he came to me, I said no, how long are left? However, God is extraordinary. At the point when God settles on something, you can’t clarify the methods of God. Along these lines, I didn’t create Governor Dapo Abiodun; God delivered him and I say thanks to God that I was important for that interaction,” he added.
Osoba lauded Abiodun for naming the press community after him, saying the signal would add to the advancement of news coverage in the state.
The lead representative commended the previous lead representative for his commitments to the improvement of the state and the country.