Friday, November 26, 2021

The Association Of Local Government Of Nigeria, ALGON Oyo State Chapter has called on the Oyo State commissioner of police Sina Olukolu to caution and advise the state governor Seyi Makinde led administration to take cognisance of the recent supreme court judgement which barred all state governors and house of assemblies from dissolving democratically elected council officials and replacing them with illegal caretaker committees.

In a letter written to the commissioner of police and signed by Oyo State Chairman of ALGON Prince Ayodeji Abass Alesinloye, the association also enjoined the governor to take not of the May 6th 2019High court judgement on the elected local government officials which is administration has appealed against.

Other issues raised in the letter includes the newly released NFIU guidelines forbidden caretakers to access local government funds.

ALGON thanks the Police boss for his advice to them on the need to be peaceful in demanding for justice but claimed that all the steps taken so far by the association are all lawful and follow due process as some of the documents are currently in the office of the CP.

The Association assured that it will not go outside the provision of the constitution on the course of claiming its mandates but called on the commissioner of police to also intervened in order to ensure peace and good governance in Oyo state.

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