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Honourable Emmanuel Sanya Omirin, an astute politician whose quest is to make the lives of his people better by adding values to governance in the state needs to be unveiled to the larger space having done so well, and still crave to do more for his people in Osun and the nation, Nigeria.


As people would soon witness different moves towards political activities in the state, unveiling this perfect gentleman to people of Osun, both at home and those far away, would be a great service to humanity.


Omirin, having served in different capacities in the politics of Osun State, coming out now to do more for his people would be a great call to mankind.


Despite his humble background, Sanya Omirin, has been able to carve a niche for himself with a resounding echo of where he came from and the need for him to make life better for his people through representation in a larger space having served in different categories in government.



Being in his mid fifties, the story of this great achiever has been moving from grace to grace with amazing enlargement of coast both seen and unseen, as he touches lives as well.



Owing to his dexterity and nimbleness, Hon. Emmanuel Sanya Omirin had held several sensitive and significant positions and to the Glory of God, he had performed brilliantly and meritoriously well in all the assignments.




He was the Secretary, Atakunmosa East Local Government. Also, he was a powerful Commissioner with Osun State Local Government Service Commission, before he was appointed as a Federal Commissioner with the Revenue Mobilization, allocation and fiscal Commission, where he was the chairman, management committee and later chairman, oil and Gas.




Also, this politician of note was a member of indices committee, disbursement committee and fiscal efficiency committee while at the RMAFC.




Sanya Omirin did not only excel in public service, he has also recorded giant strides, as he made indelible marks and now a formidable force to be reckoned with in private business. He is the Chief Executive Officer of Penny Deriik International Suites.



He is also the Chairman and CEO, Penny Deriik International Nigeria Limited, an Oil and Gas Company. He is also the Chairman/CEO of Penny Deriik Agro Allied Farms LTD.



He has continued to bring to the fore, the idea that leadership is all about service, all about identifying with peoples plights and predicaments, his leadership style is up till today unfathomable to some of his friends and followers, as though he dines with the high and the mighty, but yet find time to converse and blend with lesser mortals.



Sanya’s parents were though not materially nor monetarily opulent, however having realized that he who wants to be the captain of his soul must arm himself with the power that education gives, thought it wise to educate their Jewel of inestimable value with their little resources. Sanya went through the normal academic odyssey as other
Nigerians, from Primary to Secondary School and to Tertiary Institutions.



Upon graduation from Secondary School, Sanya sought and gained admission to the prestigious Yaba College of Technology, Lagos. When he graduated from the
Institution, this quintessential young man decided to join politics. According to Mahatman Gandhi, man is the product of his thought, what he thinks, he becomes, Sanya having all along dreamt to occupy the corridor of power and become an organizer of men and resources, started gathering people together and thereby oiling his political machines.

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His first taste of power was when he was appointed secretary Atakunmosa East Locat Government. He later ventured to lead the council as Chairman, but the attempt failed to materialize.



He however took solace in the words of Richard Nixion who said “it is sad to experience defeat, but the greatest sadness is to travel through life knowing neither victory nor defeat. And so, the struggle continued for the young man.



Moved by his amazing loyalty to the party and his leaders despite untold disappointments, Former Governor Olagunsoye Oyinlola decided to appoint Hon. Sanya Omirin as a Commissioner of the Osun State Local Government Service Commission, under the Chairmanship of Major Omotara RTD. This office, Hon. Omirin touched the lives of the down trodden.


At the expiration of his tenure at the Osun State Local Government Service Commission, Hon. Omirin again tested his popularity in Atakunmosa East Local Government, this time he succeeded. And so became the Chairman of the agrarian council Area.



His eventual ascension to office attested to Albert Einstein’s postulation that “Success is the ability to go from one failure to another with no loss of enthusiasm.” It is an unequivocal fact that, Hon. Sanya Omirinls laudable achievements in Atakumosa East Local Government remains unequalled since he left office. lt is on record that the council Area witnessed great and amazing transformation during his tenure.



His popularity up till today has continued to spread like wild fire years after he had left office.
Sanya was installed as Otunba Tayese of Iragbiji land by his Royal Majesty Oba Abdul Rasheed Olabomi Aragbiji of Iragbiji, Boripe Local Government.

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A man of great native intelligence, Sanya Omirin will always be in the fore front in service to humanity particularly the less privileged masses.



A holder of masters of Business Administration, University of Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State, with vast experience in human and resources management.



His achievements coupled with the love he has for his people has made many craved for his active participation as race for Osun Guber 2022 beckons.



Dr. Olusegun Adebara 

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PDP Challenges Buhari To Expose Terrorism Sponsors Now




Nigeria not interested in naming, shaming, Presidency insists

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), yesterday, said the refusal by Federal Government to expose sponsors of terrorism in Nigeria had vindicated its position that the All Progressives Congress (APC) government has been “providing official cover for terrorists and bandits pillaging the nation.”



The main opposition party said its position followed the “declaration of the Buhari Presidency that it was not interested in making public, the names of six Nigerians reportedly sent to the Federal Government by the United Arab Emirates (UAE) as sponsors of terrorism in our country.”



The PDP, in a statement by its National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, insisted that “the decision of the APC-led government to cover the identity of sponsors of mindless mass killings, maiming, raping, kidnapping of our compatriots, as well as the endless violent marauding of our communities under the APC watch, validates our stand that such individuals have connections with the APC.”


The party went on: “This unpatriotic stance by the Buhari Presidency raises serious national anxieties of high-level complicity in the administration and further explains the reported compromising of our security system in the escalated killings and acts of terrorism in our country in the last six years under the APC.”



The party said it had always alerted of a “connection between the APC and terrorists ravaging various parts of the nation and how the APC, as a party, had always failed to forcefully condemn acts of terrorism in our country.”





REACTING, Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, stated that the current administration was not interested in naming or shaming Boko Haram sponsors and other financiers of terrorism across the federation.



The presidential aide said rather, the government was preoccupied with bringing the “malefactors” to justice. He spoke yesterday evening as a guest on Channels Television’s ‘Politics Today’ current affairs programme.




It had earlier been reported that the UAE named and prosecuted six Nigerians and 32 others for allegedly financing terrorism.



Asked to give an update on the prosecution of terror sponsors in the country, Adesina, who is part of the entourage of the President in New York for the United Nations General Assembly, said: “Naming and shaming would not be the motive, rather bringing malefactors to justice would be it.




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Edo Deputy Gov, Shaibu Sets To Dump PDP




If close watchers submission are anything to go by, the Deputy Governor of Edo State, Mr. Philip Shaibu will defect from the People’s Democratic Party, PDP anytime soon.



According to a Vanguard report, if the body language and recent marathon meetings that took place outside the country last week between the Edo Deputy Governor and some party bigwigs in the country, are anything to go by, then Shaibu may dump the PDP anytime from now.




It was gathered that series of meetings took place outside the country, during the deputy governor’s vacation before he returned to Nigeria last week.



A source said: “Philip Shaibu is one man I admire as a political tactician and Maradona in the Edo political space. Quitting PDP may frustrate the developmental plans of the Obaseki’s administration due to his nuts and bolts experience as a voracious student of politics, as well as his sterling track record and pedigree as a fearless and charismatic lawmaker.”



According to the source, there are strong indications that the Deputy Governor may not join any other political party immediately after quitting the PDP.





Another source, who spoke under condition of anonymity, said: “This rumour, however, did not come as a huge surprise to many, because the Deputy Governor was once quoted to have said he merely escorted Governor Godwin Obaseki to PDP.”




The source said it is a widely held belief across Edo State that Shaibu was, no doubt, the major face of the Edo 2020 governorship election, as many still believe that it was an election between Shaibu and his political father, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole to secure victory for the incumbent.

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However, while some have expressed curiosity that after such hard-earned victory, one wonders the justification for the Deputy Governor to quit the PDP, others have also chided the Governor for operating a one-man show without appointment of cabinet.




A source, familiar with the development said “The Governor’s rigid position on some critical decisions that are now causing considerable disaffection between the Deputy Governor and some of his most loyal and committed supporters, who stood firmly by him, contributed morally and with resources and even risked their lives to deliver the Obaseki/Shaibu ticket and ensure that the Deputy Governor was not disgraced and embarrassed politically in his Constituency, which he shares with Comrade Adams Oshiomhole may have also justified his reason for defection.”




Prior the 2020 Governorship election, Governor Obaseki and his Deputy, Comrade Philip Shaibu had led their supporters to the PDP.



Comrade Shaibu, who spoke to journalists after obtaining his PDP membership card at the party secretariat in Benin City, expressed disappointment over the undemocratic actions and tendencies of Comrade Adams Oshiomole in his management of the APC at the national level.



He said: “I have a mixed feeling with this action. First, one struggled to form a party and after forming that party, those that benefitted from the party took over the party and became tyrants. It is not always easy that after one helped to form and nurture a party, one individual would say he is an Adolf Hitler in the system and becomes undemocratic. That was what happened in the APC.

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PDP keeps mum

When contacted, the Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the PDP spokesperson, Mr. Diran Odeyemi said he was not aware of the development.



But party source said that “it is strange that Obaseki and Shaibu are not in good terms because I know they have a cordial relationship.




“What I know is that there has been a delay in the appointment of commissioners in the state; the governor wants to bring in some APC members who helped him during the Governorship election but the PDP leadership is not disposed to this.



Their argument is that you cannot use our platform without us not benefiting from you. I know that issue has been on ground for sometime now, but it will be resolved.”

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NEC Will Announce Decisions Today -PDP Govs




The Chairman, Peoples Democratic Party Governors Forum, Aminu Tambuwal, says a final decision on issues discussed by the governors and other stakeholders will be made public by the National Executive Committee on Thursday.



He announced this while briefing the Press after a seven-hour long closed-door meeting in Abuja, on Wednesday.



Tambuwal said, “We had a very fruitful meeting for about seven hours.


“We discussed issues that will improve our party and prepare us for the 2023 elections.



“We also received briefing from our candidate for the Anambra governorship election.



“Decisions taken will be announced by NEC on Thursday [today].”

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