The Secretary of the Oyo state chapter of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Comrade Ibrahim Mohamed on Wednesday petitioned the state Director of Division of State Companies and the state Commisioner of Police, stating that the governor of the state, Seyi Makinde is after his life.
Mohamed stated the immidiate previous chairman of the NLC within the state, Comrade Bayo Titilayo-Sodo, who’s now the Particular Adviser to Governor Makinde on Labour Issues had threatened to kill him a number of occasions.
He stated Titilayo-Sodo instructed him he was performing on the instruction of Makinde to remove him in order that his authorities can have a great relationship with the NLC within the state.
The petition reads, “I convey your fraternal greetings from the underside of my threatened coronary heart and to tell you that tried loss of life risk was made to my life by Comrade Bayo Titilayo-Sodo, the immidiate previous president of NULGE and the immidiate previous chairman of NLC and now the Particular Adviser to Governor Makinde on Labour when he met with the performing chairman of NLC and Commerce Union Congress the place he boasted categorically that he was going to kill me as a result of I’ve develop into an impediment for the federal government which has continued to bask in anti-workers’ insurance policies which I resisted and can proceed to withstand.
“Consequently, Comrade Bayo Titilayo-Sodo knowledgeable Comrade Kayode Martins, the performing chairman of NLC on March 29 that Governor Seyi Makinde instructed and directed him that for his administration to have a cordial relationship with the NLC, Comrade Ibrahim Mohammed, the Secretary of the Amalgamated Union of Company Civil Service, Technical and Leisure Companies Staff and NLC secretary should be faraway from workplace.”
In a swift response, the previous NLC chairman within the state and Particular Adviser to the Governor on Labour Issues, Titilayo-Sodo described the allegations as libelous.
He stated the letter gave him psychological trauma.
In a letter written by his lawyer, A. A. Abolaji Esq, Titilayo-Sodo demanded the sum of N50 million as compensation for the allegations levelled in opposition to him by labour chief.
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