Makinde dissolves Oyo electoral board
The board of Oyo State Independent Electoral Commission, (OYSIEC) has been dissolved by the State governor, Seyi Makinde.
In a letter, signed by the State’s Head of Service, Alhaja Amidat Ololade Agboola on Thursday, the board of OYSIEC were asked to hand over all government properties in their possession to the Director of administration at the commission.
The statement held that the governor acknowledged the fact that the tenure of members of OYSIEC was yet completed but promised to offset all salaries and allowances of members till the end of their tenure in a lump sum.
Governor Makinde had suspended all the council chairmen in the state while he also dissolved all the local council development areas created by the immediate past administration.
The Governor has also promised to conduct another local government election before the end of the second quarter of next year.
Recall that the OYSIEC board, headed by Mr Olajide Ajeigbe, a retired staff of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) was inaugurated on June 19th 2016 by former governor Abiola Ajimobi.