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Oyetola Sacks Local Council Chairmen, Other Political Office Holders In Osun Councils

Governor Gboyega Oyetola has ordered all council chairmen and political office holders in Osun local Governments to leave office.

The Governor made this decision known via a statement issued by Secretary to the State Government Wole Oyebamiji, today Friday, February 5, 2020.

The statement with the header “Important Notice” orders all the affected political office holders to handover to the most senior persons in their local governments.

The statement which puts the directive in proper context reads…

“The Executive Governor of the State of Osun, Mr Adegboyega Oyetola has directed all political office holders at the Local Government Councils to vacate their respective offices and hand over the Administration of their concerned Councils to the most Senior Local Government Personnel.

“This is in pursuant to the expiration of the tenure of all political Office holders in all the Local Government, Area Development Councils and Administrative offices in Osun on Friday, 5th February, 2021.

“Governor Oyetola appreciates their individual contributions to the development of the state and wishes them well in their future engagements.”

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