November 28, 2022



Impeachment: Oyo Meeting directs CJ to arrange 7-man c’ttee to analyze deputy governor 

Oyo state Home of Meeting on Wednesday directed the Chief Decide (CJ) of the state, Justice Munta Abimbola, to arrange a seven – man committee to analyze the allegation of gross misconduct levelled towards the deputy governor, Engr Rauf Olaniyan.

The home’s the directive was contained in a movement collectively moved by the Home Majority chief, Hon Sanjo Onaolapo, and Hon Akintunde Olajide throughout its plenary.

The meeting then mandated the committee to submit its findings inside three months of its inauguration.

On the Wednesday sitting for the listening to of the originating summons and interlocutory injunctions introduced by Engr Olaniyan, the lawmaker representing Oorelope state constituency, Hon Lateef Adebunmi, filed an utility earlier than the courtroom to be joined as a co-defendant within the matter.

Counsel to Engr Olaniyan, Chief Afolabi Fashanu requested that he be allowed time to reply appropriately to the appliance, having been served in courtroom on Wednesday morning.

Counsel to the defendants, Otunba Kunle Kalejaiye, opposed the appliance on the grounds that the applicant will not be related to the matter, whereas Hon Adebunmi’s counsel, Barrister Sunday Aborishade instructed the courtroom that not granting the appliance to be joined within the matter earlier than listening to the substantive swimsuit would quantity to injustice and denial of truthful listening to.

He famous that the implications of the matter has been deposited earlier than the courtroom.

The case, nevertheless, obtained one other twist when counsel to Engr.  Olaniyan known as the eye of the courtroom to the net experiences of the directive of the Oyo Meeting to the CJ to arrange the panel.

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On the finish of the listening to, Justice Ladiran Akintola of the Oyo State Excessive Court docket, Ibadan has fastened July 26 for delivering judgement on a matter introduced earlier than it by Deputy Governor Rauf Olaniyan.