Osun Assembly approves tenure extension for LG caretaker committees

The Osun State House of Assembly has approved the extension of the tenure of caretaker committees of local government councils in the state.

According to a statement by Olamide Tiamiyu, the spokesperson to Adewale Egbedun, the Speaker of Osun State House of Assembly, the tenure of Local Council Development Authority caretaker committees was also extended .

This followed a letter sent to the House through the Speaker by the State Governor, Sen. Dr. Ademola Jackson Nurudeen Adeleke, and read on the floor of the House during Plenary today by the Honourable Speaker, Rt. Hon. Adewale Egbedun.

Moving a motion to that effect by the Majority Leader of the House, Hon. Babajide Kofoworola Adewunmi, representing Ede North State Constituency and seconded by the Chief Whip Hon. Adewale Akerele from Ilesa West State Constituency

Hon. Babajide Adewunmi however emphasised that in line with the 1999 Constitution of Nigeria as amended the State Assembly has the power to approve the extension.

The members, after much deliberation and assessment of their performances, adopted the motion and approved the request thereby extending the tenure of the Caretaker Committees to August 2024.

The Speaker congratulated and admonished the Caretaker Committees to continue to deliver dividends of democracy to the people at the grassroots.

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