The Oyo State Governor, Engr Seyi Makinde whose first term ends next few days, has dissolved the State’s Executive Council as well as terminating the appointments of all political officeholders, and order affected officials over government properties in their possession to the most senior civil servant in their respective ministries, departments and agencies.
Penpushing reports that the Chief of Staff to the Governor and Chairman of the Transition and Inauguration Committee, Segun Ogunwuyi made this known, adding that political office holders in statutory commissions are excluded from the directive.
The Chief of Staff in the statement said the Governor expressed appreciation to the cabinet members for their contributions towards the developmental growth of the state and wished them success in their future endeavours.
“I have the directive of the Executive Governor of Oyo State, His Excellency, Governor Seyi Makinde to inform you of the dissolution of the Oyo State Executive Council and the termination of the appointment of all political office holders with effect from today. Tuesday, May 23, 2023’, Ogunwuyi stated
“All political officeholders are required to officially hand over and submit all government properties in their possession to the most senior civil servant in their respective Ministries, Departments and Agencies.
“Please note that political officeholders in statutory commissions are excluded from this directive. His Excellency appreciates your tremendous contributions to the development of our dear State and wishes you success in your future endeavours. I thank you”, the letter reads.
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