Appeal Court Backs Makinde’s Sack of LG, LCDA Bosses: An appeal court in Ibadan has upheld the dismissal of Oyo State Local government chairmen by Seyi Makinde led administration.
Appeal Court Backs Makinde’s Sack of LG, LCDA Bosses:
Top Gist Portal Understands Justice Haruna Tsammani who gave the verdict said the sacked local government Chairmen failed to show verifiable facts of the plan by the Oyo State governor to dissolve the councils. Tammani also said the case initiated was based on mere speculations and conjectures.
Bashorun Bosun Ajuwon instituted the case on behalf of the branch of the Association of Local Government In Nigeria (ALGON) in Oyo State.
Top Gist Portal recalls that Governor Seyi Makinde led the administration and that the embattled council bosses had been at loggerheads over control of local government and development areas of local councils.
The judgement elicited jubilation as the Court of Appeal premises which were filled by supporters of the state chapter of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) erupted in loud songs of victory.