‘ALGON’ Dares Governor Makinde, Orders Sacked Chairmen, To Resume Tomorrow

Sacked chairmen of local government areas and local council development areas are poised for war.

Today, their leadership ordered them to resume duties in their various council headquarters as from tomorrow.

This is coming few hours after Seyi Makinde, governor of Oyo State, forwarded names of their replacement to the Oyo State House of Assembly.


The Association of Local Governments of Nigeria, ALGON, the Oyo State Chapter has resolved from her last general and emergency meeting held at its Secretariat here in Ibadan that having explored all the legal means and following what the Supreme Court says in respect of the inability of either the State Governor or The State House of Assembly to dissolve the democratically elected Local Governments Chairmen and Councillors, we hereby direct that all the Local Government Chairmen and Councillors that are democratically elected resume to their duty post and respective offices, tomorrow Wednesday 18th December, 2019.

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Any Caretaker who is poise to forcefully take over their right of place should not be given chance. All necessary precautions have been taken as both the Commissioner of Police, Oyo State, Director, State Security Service and the Garrison Commander, 2nd Division, Nigeria Army Headquarters, Adekunle Fajuyi Military Cantonment, Ibadan have all been duly notified to the illegal move of the Governor on the likely ugly incidences that might likely follow should he carry his plan appointment of Caretaker Committees to Local Government Councils and Local Councils Development Areas. No one should entertain any form of fears as all the security agents who have the mandate to protect lives and properties are have been informed.

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