The Oyo State House of Assembly has extended the tenure of the 68 local government and local government council development areas caretaker chairmen by three months.
This followed a letter from Governor Seyi Makinde to the Assembly to approve the extension of the chairmen’s tenure.
Giving his report, the chairman House committee on local government and chieftaincy matters Hon. Segun Popoola, after reading his committee report on the activities of the 68 local government and local council development areas chairmen, he said the caretaker chairmen performed well within their limited time and resources. Popoola said the caretaker chairmen performed well within their limited resources, adding that there were no petitions against them to warrant their removal
He said the extension was necessary as the chairmen’s earlier six-month tenure expired on December 18
The lawmaker noted that the extension will give the chairmen opportunity to do more for their constituencies.
The lawmakers therefore unanimously extended the tenure of the chairmen by three months at plenary presided over by Speaker Debo Ogundoyin.
The renewal of tenure of the Oyo caretaker chairmen takes effect from 19th December 2020 and ends March 20th, 2021