The Oyo state House of Assembly has reinstated the chairmen of 13 Local Government and Council Development areas in the state.
OYOINSIGHT recalls that the Speaker of the House, Hon. Debo Ogundoyin had expressd his readiness to reinstate the council bosses after a meeting with the leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party in the state.
Similarly, the Oyo State Forum of Caretaker Chairmen had also begged the House to temper justice with mercy.
According to a report from the House Committee on Local Government and Chieftaincy matters, the suspended council bosses explained that the #Endsars protest which rocked the country prevented them from gaining access into the House of Assembly to submit the report of earth moving equipment as directed and consequently tendered their unreserved apology to the House.
Some of them also claim to have submitted they reported to the Ministry of Local Government and Chieftaincy Matters since the circular requesting for submission of the report came through the Ministry.
The report has now been submitted by the affected thirteen Caretaker Chairmen as attested to in the House Committee report presented by Hon Popoola.
While lifting the suspension order, the Speaker Oyo State House of Assembly, Hon Adebo Ogundoyin said the request was for the house to know the condition of equipment as many of roads in the council areas required grading.