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The Commissioner for Information and Strategy in Ogun state ,Waheed Odusile has said that only the state governor, Dapo Abiodun is elected by the people of the state .
He declared that deputy governor, Noimot Salako-Oyedele and others are his assistant that are expected to report to the governor .
Odusile who spoke on a private radio , SPLASH 106.7 fm Abeokuta on Tuesday said the governor has constitutional power to delegate anyone including his deputy to represent him .
When asked to speak on why the governor prefer his Secretary to the State Government ,Tokunbo Talabi over his deputy , Odusile defended the governor ,saying , everyone of them is his aides .
When he was also asked to comment on the report that the deputy governor walked away in a church during a public programme following a decision of the governor to choose SSG while his deputy was around , Odusile described the report as false .
He said “there is no truth in all of these . That deputy governor walked out from the church , it is not true.”
On why he used the SSG in place of his deputy , Odusile said “it is only governor that was elected . All of us that work with governor are his assistant ,we are his aides . He is the one that is asked to do the job.
“For example, I am to handle information and Strategy , it is part of governor’s power . It is his delegated authority .
“Whoever governor wishes ,he chooses ,because ,all of us represent the governor .
“So, it is only governor that was voted for , all of us are his assistant to work for him and whoever he wishes he ask him.or her to represent him because all of us will report to him .
“He is the only one that was elected ,we are only helping him.”