L to R: SLG to Ikosi Isheri LCDA, Mr. Dolapo Bashiru, Wife; Ayotola Oyesanya Bashiru
Following the untimely death of the late Executive Chairman of Ikosi Isheri LCDA, Alhaji Abdulfatai Ayodele Oyesanya’s, different gladiators in the affected All Progressives Congress (APC) pushed their different nominees forward as deputy Chairman to work with the former Vice Chairman who became the chairman.
One of those nominated from the Oyesco group was the current Secretary to the Local Government, Mr. Dolapo Kazeem Bashiru, a son in-law to the late council Chairman in order to sustain the legacy projects- and keep the group relevant in the scheme of things.
Ask from Princess Samiat Bada based on her experience as vice Chairman; the functionality of vice is at the mercy of the chairman. Unelected Senior Special Assistants or Special advisers can be delegated to carryout the functions of join ticket elected vice Chairman as it’s pleases councils helsmen when they’re not in good terms.
These dévelopments are abound in local and state government across the country. However, few Executive Chairmen strongly believe together everybody achieve more (TEAM) by delegating duties to their vice Chairmen.
Oyesco group shouldn’t have attempted to have the Chairman position in the first place, if truly what they allegedly did to the abandoned stone, Princess Samiat Bada that later turned out to be the corner Stone today.
Her purported ill treatments gathered informed our earlier article that the new Chairman may not likely want to work with the SLG as the vice Chairman.
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Also, the several Mansions of the late Chairman in Magodo, Ketu and Ijebu Ode also reportedly threw spanner into Dolapo political wheel of elevation or next level.
The multi millions mansion acquired in Magodo in his second term coming is estimated to be 130milllion. The constroversial block of about 8 flats? around Ketu are all soft news because it’s in the public domain already. However, the break news was the multi million mansion in his home state, Ijebu Ode Local Government, Ogun State.
While the various mourners were busy shedding bucket of tears during the period of commiting him to the mother earth, the tears rolling down their chicks never prevented from evaluating the cost of the mansion running into several millions.
The various paapaapaa” wait and get” photographers that thronged the expansive mansion never helped the situation neither as they conscioisly and unconsciously uploaded all the pictures online for the public decipher.
Some members of the public mistook his final resting place to be a five star hotel. These were among the emerging facts that block the chances of Oyesco group.
Burying him in that mansion estimated to be between 300 to 400 million is a great mistake by the Oyesanya’s family, political and media advisers made because death exposes hidden secrets guided from the public.
The unending construction of the Multi purpose administrative building where SLG played significant role told contributed to the failed bid.
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Also, His 2021 speculated ambition to succeed his late father in-law is another factor.
Overbearing influence of First Lady, Alhaja K. O Oyesanya.
Both Oyesco kitchen cabinets and residents privately and public decry the overbearing influence of the late Chairman , Alhaji Abdulfatai Ayodele Oyesanya’s wife, Alhaja Kudirat on his administration.
Nevertheless, SLG position is more significant and juicy than the Vice Chairman in local government administration because no policy, programmes and projects of the council will be executed and implemented without his extract. However, the fear of been fired by new Chairman gathered triggers the moves to occupy a more secured and protected position only subject to the Ikosi Isheri LCDA Legislative arms, and electorates sanction.