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After OYOINSIGHT’s Report, Oyo Assembly Says Suspension Of Council Bosses Still Valid

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After an exclusive report by OYOINSIGHT, the chairman of the committee on Information and media, of the Oyo state House of Assembly, Hon. Qozeem Olayanju has explained that the suspension of the chairmen of 13 local government and local council development areas is still intact.

The House had during its plenary on Tuesday suspended the council bosses for failing to submit a comprehensive report on the state of earth moving equipments in their councils.

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On Thursday, this newspaper exclusively reported that two out of the council bosses had resumed office.

While speaking with westerndailynews, Hon. Olagunju explained that the suspension is still intact.
” To whom it may concern, the resolution made at the plenary about the defiant chairmen is still valid, they are on an indefinite suspension, the suspension was made during plenary and if we are to call them back, all the lawmakers will have to again be at the plenary to agreed before we can call them back.

” The suspension is not to witch-hunt or targeted, it just about doing our job as lawmakers. All the 68 caretaker chairmen was asked by the Assembly committee on Local government and Chieftaincy Matters to Submit a comprehensive report on the status of their earth moving equipment in their respective domains and their usage on repairing roads to ease movement of agricultural produce and passengers but very few obliged, the House still extended the date for the collection of the report to Friday, October ,2020, one week additional to collect the reports of outstanding councils, so on Tuesday the House resolved to sanction the non – compliance chairmen.

” We want the general public to disregard news going on viral that the Oyo House of Assembly has waved the suspended, no, the suspension is an indefinite one, made during plenary, a contradiction to the suspension will also be made during subsequent sitting,”he said.

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