Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo state has dissolved all local government chairmen in the state with immediate effect.
Makinde, in a statement made available to journalists on Wednesday by his Chief of Staff, Chief Bisi Ilaka, asked the Council chairmen to handover to the head of local government administration or the most senior directors in their local government areas and councils.
DAILY POST recalls that the local government chairmen, who are all members of All Progressives Congress (APC) were elected last year May.
But, Makinde in the statement said that all the council chairmen have been dissolved.
He also announced that all boards of parastatals and corporations be dissolved.
Makinde concluded that embargo has been placed on all Local and State Government accounts until further directives.
He said, “Special Service Announcement!!!
His Excellency, the Governor of Oyo State, Engr. Oluseyi Makinde has directed as follows:
That all local Government authorities, Local Council Development Authorities be dissolved with immediate effect.
That all Local Government Chairmen are to hand over to their Heads of Local Government Administration (HLA) or the most Senior Directors in their local government areas and councils.
That all Boards of Parastatals and corporations be dissolved.
That embargo be placed on all Local and State Government accounts until further directives.”
Source: daily post ng