Sunday, May 9

Makinde Vs. ALGON: Supreme Court Delivers Judgment May 7th

The Supreme Court Wednesday morning heard the case brought before it by the Association of Local Government of Nigeria, ALGON against the judgement of the Appeal Court which favoured the state government.

Judgement in the case will be delivered 7th May, 2021.

Ibadan North West local government chairman, Bashorun Moshood Ajuwon and others, had instituted the case, with suit number SC556/2020, against Governor Seyi Makinde and others,  after sacking them on May 29, 2019 inauguration.

The sacked chairmen, it would be recalled, were elected on May 12, 2018 in an exercise that PDP boycotted on the ground that there was a court injunction against the conduct of the poll that was not vacated before the exercise.

The Court of Appeal had on Wednesday, July 15, 2020, okayed the sack of elected chairmen

But ALGON chairman, Prince Abass Aleshinloye has assured that he and his colleagues would challenge the judgement at the apex court.

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