LG Chairmen Set to Swear in New Excos Three Weeks After Makinde Withdrew List Over Irregularities

Council chairmen are set to swear in members of the executive as a new list of secretaries, supervisory councillors and special assistants for the 33 local government and 35 local council development areas in Oyo state has been released.

This is coming about three weeks after Governor ‘Seyi Makinde ordered its withdrawal owing to irregularities.

It was gathered that the State Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Matters, Chief Bayo Lawal released the new list to chairmen of the local government areas and local council development areas at State Secretariat, Ibadan on Wednesday.

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Recall that Makinde had ordered the immediate withdrawal of the lists of local government appointments three days after he approved them, following complaints that the lists had been manipulated.

Upon its release on Wednesday morning, Chairmen of each of the 33 local government areas continued to visit the office of the commissioner for local government and chieftaincy matters, for the list of their respective local government.

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The release of the new list followed the conclusion of screening by the committee, set up to look at the appointments across all the local councils.


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