During the build-up to the 2019 presidential election in a meeting, Mr. Olamiposi Obajuluwa, Amuda Mosigbodi (Plato), Babatunde Badmus, Tokunbo Salako, Taoheed Arogundade, Martins Ayanka, one Toyin (formerly of the Communication and Language Arts department, University of Ibadan) among others demanded positions, jobs, scholarship or grants from the former Minister of Communications , Mr. Bayo Shittu before they could work for him as political campaigners.
The meeting was convened by the owner of Erudite Millenium Tutorial Centre at his office along Agbowo express, Ibadan.
This may not have appeared bad demands but the disguise, and secrecy in getting the demands which resulted into Mr. Ola’s employment at the Nigerian Postal Services (NIPOST) could be questioned, where others were allegedly said to have collected money from the Oyo Sate gubernatorial aspirant.
Although they were already compensated, Mr. Shittu did not contest eventually, under the All Progressives Congress (APC).
Also, Mr. Kayode Bello was invited to the meeting, but pulled out of the campaign plan when his integrity was at stake.
The meeting convener (owner of the Erudite Millennium Tutorial Centre): ” I know of somebody whose interest is having the Honourable Minister’s connection to get grants for his organization, and I have told everybody that we are going to pursue it till it becomes a reality. What I would now say is please write down what you want from the … please dont make a mistake o, what you want from the Honourable Minister before he resigns in 5 months. He is going to resign soon, but between now and then he has weight, he has influence. If you want him to take you to Buhari he can do that….”
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