JUST IN: Makinde Dissolves State Executive Council


Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has dissolved the state’s executive council and terminated the appointments of all political officeholders, Politics Nigeria reports.

The directive was conveyed in a letter signed by the Chief of Staff to the Governor and Chairman of the Transition & Inauguration Committee, Otunba Segun Ogunwuyi.

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The governor equally terminated the appointments of political office holders and asked them to hand over government properties in their custody to the most senior civil servant in their respective ministries, departments and agencies.

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“I have the directive of the Executive Governor of Oyo State, His Excellency, Governor Seyi Makinde to inform you of the dissolution of the Oyo State Executive Council and the termination of the appointment of all political office holders with effect from today, Tuesday, May 23, 2023.

“All political officeholders are required to officially hand over and submit all government properties in their possession to the most senior civil servant in their respective Ministries, Departments and Agencies.

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“Please note that political officeholders in statutory commissions are excluded from this directive.

“His Excellency appreciates your tremendous contributions to the development of our dear State and wishes you success in your future endeavours. I thank you,” the memo read


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