- Governor Seyi Makinde has issued proclamation for the opening of the 9th assembly in Oyo state
- This was made known in a statement by Taiwo Adisa, the chief press secretary to the governor
- Makinde in the proclamation also declared that the House shall hold its first sitting on June 10, at 10 a.m
Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo state has issued the proclamation for the inauguration of the 9th session of the state House of Assembly.
This was announced in statement by Mr Taiwo Adisa, the chief press secretary to the governor, NAN reports.
The statement indicated that the proclamation, under the signature of the governor, was issued to the clerk of the House, Ms. Foluke Oyediran, on Saturday, June 9.
According to the statement, the proclamation is pursuant to the provision of the 1999 Constitution (as amended).
The law states that the person elected as the governor of a state shall have the power to issue a proclamation for the holding of the first session of the House of Assembly of the state concerned immediately after his being sworn in.
Makinde in the proclamation, also declared that the House shall hold its first sitting on June 10, at 10am.
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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had reported that President Muhammadu Buhari reportedly issued a proclamation for the 9th National Assembly to be inaugurated on June 11, 2019, according to a letter which is raising eyebrows.
In the purported letter from Buhari, he proclaimed that the 9th Senate and House of Representatives should hold their first sessions on June 11.
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