- The leadership of Association of Local Governments of Nigeria (ALGON) Osun state chapter says no court for alarm over court verdict
- Recall that a Federal High Court sitting in Osogbo had sacked the elected Councilors and Chairmen in the state
- The association urged the loyalists of the party to remain resolute as necessary legal process is being taken
Following the ruling of a Federal High Court sitting in Osogbo sacking the elected Councilors and Chairmen in the state on Friday, the leadership of Association of Local Governments of Nigeria, ALGON, Osun State Chapter has called for calm.
Describing the ruling as a temporary setback, ALGON called on its members to remain peaceful as the leadership of the party - All Progressives Congress (APC) and all Chairmen across the 69 Local Government Areas, Local Council Development Areas, Area Councils and Administrative Offices had filed a Notice of Appeal and Stay of Execution against the ruling.
The Federal High Court sitting in Osogbo had earlier today nullified the recently conducted local government election in the State.
In a statement signed by the ALGON's chairman, Hon. Abiodun Idowu, the association urged the loyalists of the party to remain resolute as necessary legal process had been taken to reverse the court decision.
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Governor Oyetola signed November salary but some people frustrating payment, group claims
A group, the Movement for Osun Workers Emancipation has alleged that some people are frustrating payment of November salary by the Oyetola's administration.
According to the group in a statement made available to Legit.ng, Governor Gboyega Oyetola had already signed the salary payment but a bank allegedly colluded with some politicians not to effect the payment.
Recall that Oyetola who is of the All Progressives Congress (APC), will hand over to Ademola Adeleke of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Sunday, November 27.
Davido's uncle jitters as court grants APC's request to probe Osun election results further
Recall that Gboyega Oyetola, the outgoing governor of Osun state and the All Progressives Congress (APC) have asked the Osun state election petition tribunal to adjourn the matter.
The request is to allow Oyetola and the APC to serve the state's resident electoral commissioner (REC) of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to appear before the panel.
However, the request met stiff opposition from the counsel to the respondents, who argued that the APC and Oyetola are not well prepared for the tribunal.