Ashiru resigns as Ogun Commissioner
Bimbo Ashiru, Ogun state commissioner for commerce and industry has resigned his appointment in the cabinet of Governor Ibikunle Amosun to pursue governorship ambition on the platform of All Progressives Congress (APC).
Galaxy News gathered that the longest-serving commissioner in the ministry resigned following his resolution to contest the number one political office in the state, having obtained APC nomination form which qualifies him as one of the aspirants vying for governorship seat in the APC primaries that will be conducted on September 25, 2018.
Ashiru, who was reported to have helped facilitate over 320 manufacturing firms to the state as the commissioner for commerce and industry, submitted his resignation letter to the office of the Secretary to the State Government on Monday.
The former commissioner, who hails from Ijebu-Ode in Ogun East senatorial district, confirmed the resignation on phone to correspondent John Felix; just as he thanked the governor and entire people of Ogun state for allowing him to serve his fatherland as one of the commissioners deployed to one of the sensitive ministries in the state.
Reports by John Felix