On Wednesday, the Acting Governor of Ondo state, Hon Lucky Aiyedatiwa, announced the sack of all the 18 elected council Chairmen in the state.
Ayedatiwa, who made the announcement, said the development becomes necessary following the expiration of the tenure of all elected council chairmen.
He immediately urged all the sacked Chairmen to hand over to the Head of Administration in their local government.
In a statement by the Acting Governor, Ayedatiwa said, “the constitutional tenure of the elected Chairmen and Councillors of Local Governments in Ondo State ends today, 30th August 2023.
“This implies that all Chairmen and Councillors would vacate their respective offices accordingly and hand over the administration of the Local Governments.
“Pursuant to the foregoing and in order not to allow for vacuum, the Acting Governor of Ondo State, Hon Lucky Orimisan Aiyedatiwa, has directed the Heads of Local Government Administration in the eighteen (18) Local Governments across the State to take charge of the administration of the Local Governments forthwith, pending further directives from the State Government. The outgoing officials are also enjoined to hand over properly, please.
“The State Government appreciates the outgoing Chairmen and Councillors for their meritorious services to the people of Ondo State, while also wishing them the best in their future endeavours”
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