Against the backdrop of widespread and unfounded allegations that there is tension in the State of Osun, the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Honourable Aminu Tambuwal, on Saturday the opposite was what he found in the state.
Tambuwal described Osun as calm and peaceful just as he said allegations by the Peoples Democratic Party that Governor Rauf Aregbesola plans to secede remains a “mere allegations.”
Tambuwal, who paid a courtesy visit to Governor Aregbesola, said he found no checkpoints or police barricades on the roads coming to Osogbo, the state capital.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives said he was impressed with the way the governor is managing the affairs of the state. “I have come to Osogbo. I have not seen barricades. I have not seen any security checkpoints, which suggests that there is peace and calm here.
The governor is a gentleman. He is down-to-earth and I believe he is committed to the vision of transformation of Osun State and continued co-existence of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. I firmly believe that.
“I believe that after electioneering, politicians across the country should forget about what has gone past irrespective of party affiliation and face governance which is why they are elected in the first place.“Nigeria is in dire need of attention and politicians should rise up to this occasion and move the country forward rather than engage themselves in unnecessary politicking.