A chieftain of Alliance for Democracy (AD) in Oyo State, Oyedeke Hakeem Alao has raised an alarm that Oyo State is about to lose a world financial institution undertaking price N76bn.
Alao, who contested the gubernatorial election in 2019claimed that contractors who’re purported to deal with the undertaking which is centred on environmental flood management have been chosen by the World Financial institution.
He, nevertheless, alleged that Governor, Seyi Makinde has insisted that the undertaking have to be dealt with by his most well-liked candidate or the state loses the USD200m undertaking.
Alao who claimed the Oyo State may lose the undertaking on account of Makinde’s insistence to award the contract to his most well-liked candidate additionally blamed the Home of Meeting for his or her incapability to function a watchdog to the Makinde led government.
The AD chieftain in an announcement made accessible to DAILY POST on Sunday via his Media Aide, Omotayo Iyanda, careworn that many abnormalities such because the appointment of parks managers which the court docket lately pronounced as unlawful have been happening in Makinde’s administration.
Alao who remarked that the Makinde authorities has change into synonymous with errors, blunders and somersaults of choices and insurance policies that are clear indices that the governor and his group lack what it takes to guide Oyo State, mentioned the current members of the State Home of Meeting have failed of their checks and balances obligation on the manager.
He mentioned, “The governorship candidate of Alliance for Democracy (AD) in 2019 in Oyo State, Engineer Oyedele Hakeem Alao, has echoed an alarm that the Oyo State Authorities below Engr Seyi Makinde will lose N76bn World Financial institution (WB) undertaking which might be helpful to the folks of the state within the space of environmental flood management.
“After the contractors that will deal with the undertaking had been chosen based mostly on world procedures and practices of the World Financial institution, Governor Makinde reportedly insisted that if the undertaking wouldn’t be dealt with by his most well-liked candidates, then the USD200m undertaking might be taken to a different state.
“The present Speaker, Honourable Speaker Adebo Ogundoyin, didn’t have the required confidence, expertise and sagacity to face Engineer Seyi Makinde on any critical state issues as he at all times had his cap in fingers behaving within the presence of the governor like a child lawmaker, opposite to the expertise after we had members like Chief Gbolagunte (a former speaker of the Oyo State Home of Meeting) from Eruwa, Ibarapa land, within the Nineteen Eighties.
“Final yr, we queried the choice to determine the PMS, stating that it was an unconstitutional and arbitrary use of energy to take action however within the traditional attribute of this authorities, they didn’t pay attention.
“Now that the institution and their operations had been invalidated by the court docket of regulation, Engr Seyi Makinde owed the folks of the state explanations on how he would re-coup the state cash and loans he had invested within the undertaking.
However the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Taiwo Adisa in a reply to DAILY POST’s inquiry, mentioned the state will solely confirm the method of number of the contractors on the assembly with the world financial institution.
He mentioned, “It’s the administration of the Mission and World Financial institution that independently decide the award of contracts?
“That the state will solely confirm the method at a gathering with the World Financial institution? Pls, let your buddy get one thing else to remark about.”