Oyo State News on Local Government.
The Supreme Court on Friday described the dissolution of local governments in Oyo State and their replacement with caretaker committees as illegal.
According to Supreme Court, Gov. Seyi Makinde erred by dissolving all elected council officials.
The summary of the Supreme Court Verdict is as follows;
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- 20 million costs awarded.
- Section 22 of the Supreme Court law invoked.
- All dissolved Council Chairmen and Councillors to receive full salaries and allowances.
- The Attorney General of Oyo is given till August to ensure state government compliance.