Tagged: Local Government

Oyo restricts movement on Saturday for LGs election

The Oyo State Independent Electoral Commission on Wednesday anounced that there will be vehicular restriction between 8am and 3pm on Saturday May 12, 2018 during the conduct of the local governent election in the state. FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email

Oyo Speaker clears air on controversy about two nominated chairman

The Speaker , Oyo State House of Assembly Rt Honorable Michael Adeyemo has cleared the air on the controversy surrounding the two nominated chairmen of  Asabari and Irepo. These were not confirmed  by the House of Assembly earlier this month, also that of Lagelu who was replaced by the executive before the swearing-in. Honorable Adeyemo made the clarification while addressing the press men in his office shortly after the plenary on Tuesday (11/4/2017) He further explained that no one has the right to parade him or herself as the Chairman of any local government without undergoing the complete process of...

LG election: Dilemma in Oyo APC over emergence of candidates

There is palpable dilemma in the All Progressives Congress (APC), Oyo state over the modalities for the emergence of candidates to fly the party’s flag in the forthcoming local government election. This was brought to the fore at the enlarged meeting of party members held in Ibadan on Tuesday, where while some members insisted on consensus selection of candidates, others called for the conduct of primaries as contained in the party’s constitution. At the meeting attended by state governor, Senator Abiola Ajimobi and Oyo APC Chairman, Chief Akin Oke, and other party members, some party members maintained that free and fair...