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Oyo 2019: Despite NYSC sage, APC cleared Shittu

Saka babtunde



Adebayo Shittu

The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) screening committee on Friday cleared the Minister of Communications, Barrister Abdulraheem Adebayo Shittu for the gubernatorial election in Oyo State.

The pass-ahead clearance given to Shittu to contest the guber election of the ruling party in the Pace Setter State is coming few days after a revelation turned into made that the politician skipped the one yr National Youth Service, that’s being executed by the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC).

Shittu in the new scandal changed into said to have dodged the scheme in particular because of his election as a member of the Old Oyo country House of Assembly throughout the second republic.

NIGERIA DAILY TIMES  however gathered that the Saki-born graduate of University of Ife now (Obafemi Awolowo University (Ile-Ife) was screened and cleared on Friday no matter the NYSC saga through the screening committee at the National Headquarters of the party in Abuja.

Head of Special Tasks for Adebayo Shittu’s Campaign Organization, Mr. Malik Aderogba, who confirmed this to PDP, added that Shittu has been cleared because he met up with the necessities required by means of the committee.

Malik, a cousin to the Minister in a telephone verbal exchange with DAILY POST on Friday introduced that Shittu was geared up to contest the election despite complaint from competition.

He said, “Yes, he was screened and cleared today, this afternoon. He has been cleared because he met up the required documents.

“On the issue of NYSC, you know he had served in the state House of Assembly, are they saying that NYSC is more of service that serving in the state House of Assembly? Serving the state is even more than the NYSC.”

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