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Opinion : Osun Citizens Say "NO" To Injustice – By Alapa Oladapo Clinton.

“Our pen must be used to increase the anxieties of oppressive regimes,
to the very least, our pen must be used to murder their sleep by
constantly reminding them of their crimes against humanity.” –
Ngugi Wa Thiong’o
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Sequel to the direction of one Mr. Lanre Afolayanka, the Chairman of a
non-governmental organization based in Osogbo, Osun State, the Justice
Now Foundation, JNF, directing its lawyers to write the Nigerian
Police and the Department of State Security,to immediately arrest and
investigate the ring leader of (CSCEOS) Comrade Adeniyi Alimi
Sulaiman.
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Who on Wednesday 20th July, penned a press statement accusing the
highest disciplinary organ of the Nigerian Judiciary, the National
Judicial Council (NJC) of forgery, financial inducement and outright
corruption.
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Ingersoll said: ‘Injustice upon earth renders the justice of heaven impossible.
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Come to think of it, is “Justice Now Foundation” activity reserved
exclusively for occasions and events that has expectations of
pecuniary benefits only?
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If not, Why is the JNF organisation  Criminalizing a just course?
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It is crystal clear and very obvious that  the so called Justice Now
Foundation have not come to fight for the downtrodden citizens of
Osun.
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You will also agree with me that this organisation have come to defend
the interest of Governor Aregbesola, and the NJC against a female
judge; Justice Oloyede and civil society organisation name Civil
Societies Coalition for the Emancipation of Osun State (CSCEOS),
the only NGO that stood by the poor woman fighting for the masses.
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Where was this sets of self seeking despot parading as activist when
over 200 pensioners died in Osun between January and June 2015 alone,
in consequence of their cruel and inhuman treatment by Mr. Governor.
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Was Mr. Lanre Afolayanka the Chairman of the JNF out of Osun State?
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When Hundreds of public servants, retirees and other categories of
residents of Osun State trooped to the Winners Chapel, Osogbo, to be a
partaker of the food aid sent to the state by the Presiding Bishop of
the church, Bishop David Oyedepo.
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Was this organisation not in existence?
When Senator Buruji Kashamu Donates
30 Trailers Of Rice To Starving Workers of Osun State
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“There is no greater tyranny than that which is perpetrated under the
shield of the law and in the name of justice”.
Napoleon
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Isn’t all this injustice back then ought to have attracted the
attention of the Justice Now Foundation to the mal administration of
the Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola led regime?
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Founding Fathers of the State of Living spring, the land of Yoruba
civilization and Oduduwa and fearful warlords like Ogedengbe, which
has now become the butt of jokes and ridicule, an object of poverty
and pity in the hand of the ‘blue eyed boy’ of the ‘Progressives’!
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“Ko baje laye Olugbon, beeni ko si baje laye Aresa”
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Oladapo,I am propelled by the desire to see the pains of my fellow
Osunite ameliorated and to possibly, help take away the reproach of
our State as “a bankrupt” and “a failed State”, as announced on
Channels TV, by Mr. Tunji Onigbinde,  and the desire to join hands
with other of like minds to help salvage the sinking ship of Osun
State from Ogbeni Rauf Adesoji Aregbesola.
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It could be recalled that Mr. Governor himself had admitted publicly,
the fact that Osun is in financial quagmire and that he is clueless on
how to pull her out of the doldrums into which she has been pushed.
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Freedom, Equality and Justice as enunciated at the Stockholm
Conference (1942), a principle which finds expression in the preamble
to our Constitution, and which I believe is a fundamental
pre-condition to the establishment and sustenance of our collective
dream of an “egalitarian society” as promised by Osun State’s anthem,
as well as the bases for harmony, “universal brotherhood and World
peace.”
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Court in the land?
Human Right activist in the Country?
Oh, how are the mighty fallen!
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There is no greater tyranny than that which is perpetrated under the
shield of the law and in the name of justice.
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Martin Luther King said “Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice
everywhere ”
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Finally, I hereby charge President
Muhammadu Buhari to wade into the matter by constituting an
independent and unbiased panel of enquiry to show that his government
is serious about the fight against corruption.

 

NOTE: This is NOT the opinion of Cyboknews.com

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