Constituted Authority: Our People Don’t Understand English- Ajimobi

The immediate past governor of Oyo state, Sen. Abiola Ajimobi early today disclosed how his life has been so far in the history of Ibadan as he clocks 70years of age on December 16th of this year.

Double A Media monitored an interview with Sen. Abiola Ajimobi, on Splash 105.5 FM today where he explained his two terms to stand out amidst every other past tenures in Oyo state as he believed to as lay down examples for others to follow.

Ajimobi who claimed to have brought peace to the land and has opened doors for more development opportunities in the state is indeed a huge one to him. “I brought peace to Oyo state, before, there were no conflicts all around, armed robbery case reduced…a lot of things were done during my tenure, I bought cars, construct roads and many more.”

According to him, government is saddled with the responsibility of ensuring safety and development of social economy activities in the state. “Government is to ensure the safety and the development of social economy activities in the state. Safety is very important, where there is security all other things will fall in place.”

“We have the largest records of road construction, we are example to others, health program, even our education program is the best till today where everybody participates without any religious crisis.

Speaking on the issue of constituted authority as he is called, ” our people lack understanding in English because if truly they understand English as a language they will certainly know what a constituted authority means.”

According to him, “a constituted authority is any representative or officer who has been properly appointed or elected via the constitution for the government of the people or the society. Anybody appointed legally is a constituted authority…we have traditional authority, religious authority, charismatic authority…”

Ajimobi explained the situation around him being called constituted authority where the students of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso, Oyo state displayed actions that shows that our value system has breakdown. “…if you have no respect for the elderly ones then you should have respect for a constituted authority like me. The governor is the authority that is constituted…” He said.

Moreover, he said Seyi Makinde was asking people at LAUTECH that, “can you do that to constituted authority” ? as if he has forgotten he’s the constituted authority now, unless his election was unconstitutional, Ajimobi concluded.

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