Legal Practitioners Fault Practice Of Parliamentary System In Osun LG


Legal practitioners have waded into the disagreement between Senator representing Osun Central Senatorial District, Basiru Ajibola and member representing Obokun/ Oriade Federal Constituency of Osun State, Hon Wole Oke on alleged practice of parliamentary system in the administration of state’s local government.

The lawyers said the use of parliamentary system in the state is alien to the Nigerian constitution.

Oke, a member of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), had at the weekend faulted the subsisting parliamentary system of government being practiced in the administration of the local governments across the state and called for adjustment in line with the provisions of the 1999 Constitution as Amended.

Reacting to the development, Senator Ajibola, a member of the All Progressives Congress (APC), and chairman, Senate Committee on Media and Public Affairs, faulted Oke’s statement on the subject matter.

He claimed that the motive of the lawmaker in raising this issue now was…

Source: Leadership Newspaper