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.

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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.

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