BREAKING: Adeleke sacks Osun Chief Judge

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Despite an order of the National Industrial Court restraining Osun State Governor, Ademola Adeleke, from removing or interfering with the judiciary, the Governor has approved the suspension of the Chief Judge, Justice Adepele Ojo.

A statement issued by the Governor’s spokesperson, Olawale Rasheed, on Thursday stated that the Governor approved the resolution of the House of Assembly asking the Chief Judge to step aside over the allegation of misconduct.

Nigerian Tribune has earlier reported that Justice Ojo dragged Adeleke to court and secured an injunction to restrain the governor from removing her.

However, on Thursday evening, Adelekek said he “has approved the resolution of the Osun State House of Assembly asking the Osun State Chief Judge, Adepele Ojo, to step aside the pending investigation of allegations of misconduct, abuse of power, corruption, and disregard for rule of law against her by the House of Assembly”, it reads partly.

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