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Month: May 2021

Oyo ALGON: Sunday Dare Lauds Supreme Court’s Judgement
Oyo State News

Oyo ALGON: Sunday Dare Lauds Supreme Court’s Judgement

The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare says today’s judgment by the Supreme Court declaring the sack of elected local governments executives in Oyo State by the state Governor, Mr. Seyi Makinde as “null and void” is a landmark achievement in the present government’s deliberate hard work to deepen democracy at the grassroots. Mr. Dare in his immediate response to the judgment noted that with the “ unsparing , unequivocal and unambiguous’’ judgment by the highest court in the land, it has now become crystal clear that no state government has the power to sack any elected council chairman or councilor, as correctly envisioned by President Muhammadu Buhari. Mr. Dare commended the gallantry of the local government chairmen under the leadership of Prince Abass Ayodej...
BREAKING: Supreme Court declares dissolution of local governments in Oyo illegal
Oyo State News

BREAKING: Supreme Court declares dissolution of local governments in Oyo illegal

The Supreme Court on Friday declared the dissolution of local government administrations in Oyo State and their replacement with caretaker committees as illegal. The Association of Local Government Of Nigeria (ALGON), Oyo State chapter, had appealed the judgment of the Appeal Court in Ibadan sacking chairmen of local governments and Local Council Development Areas in the state by Governor Seyi Makinde. The chairmen operating under the auspices of the ALGON elected in 2018 were sacked on May 29, 2019 by Governor Makinde.
Olugbon Wife Delivers Twins
Local News

Olugbon Wife Delivers Twins

The deputy chairman of the Oyo State Council of Obas, Oba Francis Alao, who is also the Olugbon of Orile Igbon, and his wife Tuesday welcome a set of twins . The monarch broke the news from the United States on Tuesday. He said the queen was delivered of the new set of identical twins on Tuesday at the Shady Grove Medical Centre, Maryland, United States. The monarch added that the queen and the babies were fine. Oba Alao said the babies arrived after 18 years of expectancy, saying all glory belongs to God. He said in his message, ” To the glory of God my wife Olori Olusola Adedoyin-Alao gave birth to identical baby boys twin this morning at Shady Grove Medical Centre, Maryland USA. ” Congratulations to Oyo State Traditional Council, Congratulations Oyo State Government, c...