At least, 22 out of 90 buses bought through the administration of the quick previous governor of Oyo state, Senator Abiola Ajimobi have been allegedly bought off by the Chairman of the Pacesetter Transport Service (PTS), Mr. Dare Adeleke, a petition to the state authorities has learn.
According the petition seen by SaharaReporters, Adeleke; General Manager of the corporate, Akinleye Akinwole and its Director of Finance, Mrs. Ogunjobi have allegedly contracted some spare components sellers at Gate Spare Parts Market, Ibadan to secretly transfer the reparable buses out of the premises of the corporate at Eleyele, Ibadan on Sundays.
Adeleke, in accordance with a petition written by some involved workers members of the corporate and addressed to the governor of the state, Seyi Makinde, has additionally bought about 9 deserted Hummer buses with out the consent of the state authorities.
The petition additional requested the state governor to hold out a correct investigation and guarantee justice is finished to make sure the corporate serves the folks of the state, particularly on the grassroots degree.
The petitioners stated the buses have been purposeful earlier than Makinde’s administration got here on board.
The petition reads, “We write as concerned and aggrieved staff of the PTS to let you know there is fire on the mountain. There is fire on the mountain in the Pacesetter Transport Service (PTS), Eleyele, Ibadan.
“Pacesetter Transport Service (PTS), formerly known as Trans City Transport Company Limited (TCTC) that has been managed and chaired by many managements and Board Members respectively since 1988 totally belongs to Oyo state government.
“Many Board Members have been appointed into the Pacesetter Transport Service (PTS) and so they have contributed their efforts to paddle the canoe of the corporate efficiently. But reverse is the case for Dare Adeleke, the chairman of the current board members of the corporate.
“Instead of the board members to work together and formulate policies that will make the masses enjoy the benefits and success of the Governor Seyi Makinde-led administration, the greedy chairman has pocketed other board members. He didn’t allow members to partake in decision making of the company.
“None of the members can problem his determination. Adeleke is working PTS as his private enterprise. Adeleke together with his private and unilateral determination colluded with the final supervisor, Akinleye Akinwole and the director of finance, Mrs Ogunjobi and began promoting reparable Daewoo buses as scraps to the motor spare components sellers at gate market, Ibadan.
“They do invite the motor spare parts dealer from gate market to buy the buses. After the spare parts dealer must have paid cash during the week, the general manager would ask them to come and pick the vehicles on Saturday to dismantle the sold vehicles and must ensure they pack it before Monday, to avoid people knowing their illegitimate business.
“They are promoting the reparable buses with out approval from the authority and utilizing the proceeds for his or her private good points. There is fireplace on the mountain if the chairman, basic supervisor and Director of Finance are allowed to proceed their fraudulent act. At least, not 10 Daewoo buses had already bought off out of 90 buses bought through the administration of Ajimobi.
“At least between 10 and 12 Hummer buses have been sold by Adeleke without board approval for auction. Governor Makinde should do a proper investigation because if urgent action is not taken, Dare Adeleke will ruin PTS completely.”