Wale Bolorunduro, a former Commissioner for Finance in Osun State has described the State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as a celebration of deceit.
Bolorunduro, who served as a Commissioner through the Rauf Aregbesola administration, revealed that he started to suspect the get together when he found that it had nothing to supply the folks of the State.
Earlier than his defection to the Osun Peoples Democratic Social gathering (PDP), Bolorunduro was a chieftain of each The Osun Progressives (TOP) and the Rasaq Salinsile faction of the Osun APC.
He’s additionally a vocal critic of the Adegboyega Oyetola administration, particularly within the space of finance and the administration’s critique of its predecessor.
Each TOP and the Rasaq Salinsile-led faction of the get together had been in a operating battle with the Osun State Governor, Adegboyega Oyetola and his faction of the Osun APC and his Ileri Oluwa group.
The quarrel has seen many TOP leaders being attacked and TOP conferences have additionally been attacked twice earlier than the Osun 2022 gubernatorial election.
TOP and the Rasaq Salinsile faction of the get together have the backing of Rauf Aregbesola, the Minister of Inside.
Bolorunduro, who was talking at his official defection from the APC to the Peoples Democratic Social gathering (PDP) in Ijebu-Jesa on Saturday, said that his choice was as a result of the PDP is extra of a progressives get together and never deceitful.
In his phrases, “My followers and I are defecting as we speak (Saturday) to the PDP as a result of it’s the get together for the progressives. It’s a get together that’s clear and never deceitful as the previous get together I used to be.
“I left APC as a result of my glory was being coated and my contributions trampled upon. APC is stuffed with deceit. There’s nothing known as progressives in that get together.”
Bolorunduro is the second excessive profile APC member in Osun State to formally decamp to the PDP.
The primary to decamp was Kolapo Alimi, who was a former two-term Commissioner for Native Authorities and Chieftaincy Affair within the Rauf Aregbesola administration.
He was made the Deputy Director-Normal of the Ademola Adeleke marketing campaign organisation and is at the moment a member of the Transition Committee within the State.
In his comment, the Osun PDP Caretaker chairman, Adekunle Akindele known as on different APC members who’re nonetheless considering both to affix the PDP or not to take action within the curiosity of the State.
Akindele famous that the outgoing authorities of Oyetola has wreaked havoc on the State.
In the meantime, the Osun State Authorities has reacted to the claims by the previous Finance Commissioner, Bolorunduro.
In a press release signed by Funke Egbemode, the Commissioner for Info and Civic Orientation, the State authorities said that the claims by the previous Commissioner relating to the State’s finance underneath Governor Adegboyega Oyetola was a misrepresentation of details and outright lies in opposition to the individual of the governor and the federal government he superintends over.
The assertion additionally challenged the previous Commissioner to be brave sufficient to inform the entire world the reality about his inglorious years in Osun the place one-month wage was paid 4 occasions at intervals.