ALGON Rejects Dissolution Of Democratically Elected LGs, LCDAs In Oyo


The Association of Local Governments and Nigeria(ALGON), Oyo State Chapter has rejected the dissolution of democratically elected Local Governments and Local Council Development Areas(LCDAs),describing it as unconstitutional.

The ALGON Chairman, Chief Ayodeji Abass-Aleshinloye in a statement on Thursday in Ibadan, described the decision as unconstitutional, unwise, unexpected and too hasty for a new government that is yet to find its feet.

NAN reports that Gov. Oluseyi Makinde on Wednesday in a statement issued by his Chief of Staff, Oyebisi Ilaka, announced the dissolution of the 33 local governments and 35 Local Council Development Areas(LCDAs).

Makinde had ordered that all local government and LCDAs chairmen handover to their Heads of Local Government Administration (HLA) or most Senior Directors.

He also directed that embargo be placed on all local and state government accounts until further directives.

The association said that the action of the governor was a contempt of a…

Source: Leadership Newspaper