TINUBU'S VICTORY: AREGBESOLA LAUDS TRIBUNAL
Governor, Rauf Aregbesola has lauded judges of the Code of Conduct Tribunal for being courageous to strike out the charges against the former Lagos State Governor, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu.
Commenting after the tribunal's ruling, Aregbesola said the way the tribunal arrived at the quashing of the case had shown that the Nigerian judiciary could be trusted to do justice to all no matter the issue.
He said: 'I salute the men of courage who delivered this landmark ruling that has shown the green light that Nigerians should trust the judiciary to do it right all the time.' Meanwhile, tears flow freely in Osogbo as Aregbesola honoured representatives of martyrs and heroes of the 2007 governorship election in the state, promising to name new schools after them. Relatives of those who were killed in the course of the election came out to receive plaques and tokens from the governor who was supported by Governor Babatunde Fashola.
Also those who suffered various degrees of harassment during Olagunsoye Oyinlola administration between 2007- 2010 were honoured. Aregbesola announced that some of the new mega schools to be built by the government would be named after the heroes and martyrs of the struggles.
He also announced scholarship scheme for the children of those who were killed, promising that the state was ready to ensure that they were trained to the best of their abilities.