By Richard Akintade, Osogbo
Speaker, Osun State House of Assembly, RT. Hon. Timothy Owoeye has charged Youth of the State not to allow Politicians use them as agents of destruction and thuggery.
This was just as the Assembly passed into law the Bill seeking to upgrade the College of Education Ilesa to full fledge University of learning at plenary on Monday.
Owoeye enjoined guidians and parents to ensure that youths are not hoodwinked into destroying the peace the state had hitherto enjoyed on the alter of politics.
The Speaker while commiserating with the Minority leader of the House, Hon. Kofoworola Adewunmi whose father’s houses was touched over the weekend stated that politics of bitterness must be condemned at all fronts.
Owoeye admonished youth in the state to ensure that the peace that the state is known for should not tampered with.
He said, “I want to charge our youths not to allow themselves to be used as agents of distabilisation. Do not allow yourselves to be used for thuggery and bringandage, you must ensure that the peace that the state is known for remains.
“The peace enjoyed before and during the administration of Governor Oyetola should be guarded for it not to erode the state.
“I want to charge parents to continue to guide and monitor their wards across the state, so that youths will not be engaged in thuggery or anything that will distrupt the peace of the state on the altar of pedestal politics.”
On the passage of University of Ilesa, Osun State establishment Bill 2022, the Speaker notes that, “Now that the Bill has been passed into law, the Governor may appoint a working Committee to see to the making of the University anytime from now”.