Breaking: Appeal Court Upholds Dissolution Of Oyo LG Chairmen By Gov Makinde

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Engineer Seyi Makinde , the Oyo State Governor.

*says sacked Chairmen’s case was speculative

By; BAYO AKAMO, Ibadan

The prolonged crisis of local government administration in Oyo State was on Wednesday laid to rest as the Court of Appeal sitting in Ibadan upheld the dissolution of the Local Government executives in the state by Gov Seyi Makinde on May, 29 last year

In the unanimous judgement read by Justice H.S. Tsammani,  the court described the case of the sacked Chairmen under the auspices of Associatio of Loçal Government of Nigeria  (ALGON) as speculative.

According to the court in the judgement, the Oyo state’s local government dissolution case is distinguishable from the case of Ekiti State .The Court howver held that with the case of the Oyo ALGON being  speculative and that the Oyo State’s case is distinguishable from the Ekiti State’s case, the Appeal by the Oyo state government succeeded.

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