Oyo Lawmaker, Akintunde Commends Makinde for Transmitting Power to Deputy Governor, Says He Acted Well

Hon. Olajide Akintunde Emmanuel, the lawmaker representing Lagelu State Constituency at the Oyo State House of Assembly, has commended the Oyo State Governor, ‘Seyi Makinde for tranferring power to his Deputy, Barr. Bayo Lawal while on vacation.

Hon. Olajide also known as AKT, gave the commendation on Monday while featuring on Raypower Ibadan current affairs programme tagged: Politics Today.

In his words: “Governor Makinde deserved commendation for transiting a letter to us (House of Assembly) which made Barr. Bayo Lawal acting Governor of Oyo State.

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“You know nature does not support vacuum and the law asked for it if the governor will be away for vacation”, he added.

When asked to comment about the suspension of Ido Local Government Chairman by the Councillors AKT said: “Those councillors are in order.”

On his vision to see that dividends of democracy are accelerated across the 33 local government council in Oyo State while performing his oversight functions as the new Chairman of House Committee on Local Government and Chieftaincy Matters, Hon. Olajide Akintunde Emmanuel AKT stated that: “I don’t know what the Speaker, Rt Honourable Debo Ogundoyin saw in me by appointing me but we will perform our oversight functions very well by constantly monitoring chairmen at the council.

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“However, people thought my portfolio is all about local government administration but also vital are culture, tradition because of our Obas and honour”, he added.


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