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BREAKING : Dissolution Of Oyo LGs Illegal,Supreme Court Rules


Supreme Court Declares Gov Makinde's Dissolution Of Oyo Local Governments Illegal, Says Replacement With Caretaker Committees Also Illegal.

MediaOrchid recalls that Governor Makinde of Oyo State had been directed earlier by the Attorney General Of the Federation (AGF) Malami to reverse his decision to dissolve the local government administration in Oyo State. 

A letter marked HAGF/OYO/2020/Vol.I/I, and titled "Unconstitutionality of dissolution of elected local government councils and appointment of committee : the urgent need for compliance with extant judicial decisions, " and addressed to the AGF and Commissioner for justice Prof. Oyewo Oyelowo on January 14 2020

According AGF Malami, in response to the letter he said, in view of the decision of the Supreme Court on the matter that is binding on all 36 states of the Federation, “the common practice by some state governors in dissolving elected local government councils is unconstitutional, and rendered null and void.”

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