Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has said that the state government has accepted the court’s ruling on the park management system created by the State.
This is as the governor acknowledged the the state government is wrong to have have appointed park managers as the park management system is within the jurisdiction of the Local Government.
The Governor said this while answering questions on the Park Manager’s court case during his quarterly media chat, to discuss issues on governance in the state.
Gov Makinde subsequently said that the Local Governments have been instructed to take over the management of the Parks in each local government area.
The Governor said, “Yes, the judgement was given and I acknowledge that we were wrong and we have told the LGAs to go and do what they have to do.“