The State of Osun House of Assembly, has gone against Governor Ademola Adeleke policies on Osun been described as “Osun State” State of the Living Spring instead of “The State of Osun” the State of the Virtuous (Ipinle Omoluabi) and others.
The Chairman, House Committee on Media and Publicity, Mr Kunle Akande released a statement on Monday, said the Assembly has reviewed the inaugural speech of the Governor and the activities of the inauguration ceremony.
He added that the usage of the State Anthem, Crest and Flag is an enactment of law and as such, its usage is a matter of law and not choice.
“Schedule I is the State Anthem, Schedule II has to do with the State Crest, Schedule III is the symbolic significance of the e Flag SUNOUSE elements in the crest, Schedule IV is The Flag and Schedule the symbolic significance of the elements”.
“The enactment “State of Osun Anthem, Crest and Flag Law, 2012″ assented to on the 18th of December, 2012 contained in Schedule I, II, III, IV and V, which carefully details every component of this law is not in ambiguity” He said.
Mr Akande said the House of Assembly was aware of a court judgment in recognizing Osun State and the State would continue to be described as the State of the Virtuous (Ipinle Omoluabi).
“We are aware of a court judgment in effect recognizing “Osun State”, the Assembly, pending the determination and exhaustion of all legal means would not be drawn into this matter” he said.