Nigeria, April 29 -- The Commissioner for Federal Matters in Osun State, Idiat Babalola, has resigned from the administration of Governor Gboyega Oyetola.

Sources told PREMIUM TIMES that Ms Babalola left the cabinet after an attempt to hold two key positions failed.

She got a federal government appointment and wanted to also remain as the commissioner, sources said.

After much pressure on her, Ms Babalola, an ally of former governor, Rauf Aregbesola, quit her job with the state government to take Federal Government appointment as Chairperson of Governing Board, Adeyemi College of Education.

She served as the Special Adviser to Mr Aregbesola on Federal Matters during his tenure as governor in the state.

When contacted about the resign...