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Enchantment Court docket upholds sack of Oyo council chairmen

The Court docket of Enchantment sitting in Ibadan on Wednesday put aside the Oyo State Excessive Court docket judgment restraining the governor and or authorities from dissolving native authorities councils within the state.

Justice Haruna Tsammani, who delivered the judgment, stated the sacked native authorities chairmen failed to indicate verifiable details of the plan by the Oyo State governor to dissolve the councils.

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Tsammani stated the case initiated was primarily based on mere speculations and conjectures.

Bashorun Bosun Ajuwon had instituted the case on behalf of the Oyo State chapter of the Affiliation of Native Authorities of Nigeria (ALGON).

The Governor Seyi Makinde-led authorities and the embattled council bosses had been at loggerheads over the management of the native governments and native council growth areas.

The judgment elicited jubilation, because the Court docket of Enchantment premises, which was stuffed by supporters of the state chapter of the Peoples Democratic Get together (PDP), erupted in songs of victory.

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The courtroom, after contemplating the proof and submissions of each authorized groups, upheld the validity of the choice of the Oyo State Authorities to dissolve the sacked ALGON.

However the sacked council bosses have rejected the Enchantment Court docket judgment, vowing to take the matter to the Supreme Court docket.

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The chairmen, below the aegis of ALGON, spoke via its Chairman, Prince Ayodeji Abass-Aleshinloye, in a press release.

He stated the judgment had proven that the course of justice was not served, including that the affiliation would proceed to the Supreme Court docket for correct redress and judicial interpretation.

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