The impeachment menace that hangs over the Oyo State Deputy Governor, Rauf Olaniyan, is way from being over if feelers from the Oyo State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Occasion (PDP) and the state authorities are something to go by.
Following the reported intervention of some eminent personalities inside and out of doors the state, the frosty relationship between Olaniyan and his boss, Governor Seyi Makinde, appeared over, however the former should still lose his seat.
One of many causes given for the failure of an earlier impeachment plot is the “good relationship” Deputy Governor enjoys with the management of the state meeting and majority of lawmakers. Satirically, this identical “good relationship” is making it troublesome for some individuals and pursuits throughout the authorities and occasion to be comfy together with his continued keep in workplace.
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The allegations towards him embody the concern that he may someday transfer towards the governor, “given his good relationship with the lawmakers.”
Sentry learnt of refined strikes throughout the occasion and the state meeting to arrange the bottom for relieving out Olaniyan and changing him with somebody with much less political clout and visibility instantly after the Covid-19 disaster.
Already, there are allegations that the Deputy Governor is being sidelined within the administration of the state. His supporters are of the opinion that there’s a calculated try to scale back his visibility forward of a extra sinister plan.