Oyo Lawmakers Move To Impeach Governor Makinde’s Deputy Over Misconduct

Oyo Lawmakers Move To Impeach Governor Makinde’s Deputy Over Misconduct

An impeachment course of in opposition to the Deputy Governor of Oyo state, Rauf Olaniyan, has begun by the state home of Assembly after he dumped the Peoples Democratic Party for the All Progressives Congress.

Olaniyan had been requested by the ruling {party} within the state to resign or be able to be eliminated.

A petition in opposition to the Deputy Governor signed by 24 out of the 32 members of the House, was learn throughout plenary on Wednesday June 15.

The deputy governor was accused of gross misconduct, abuse of workplace, monetary recklessness, abandonment of workplace and official duties, insubordination and different offences.


Lawmakers who signed the petition are Fadeyi Muhammed (Ona Ara), Onaolapo Sanjo (Ogbomosho South), Babalola Olasunkanmi (Egbeda), Adebisi Yussuf (Ibadan Southwest 1), Okedoyin Julius (Saki West), Adebayo Babajide (Ibadan North 2), Kehinde Olatunde ( Akinyele 2); Gbadamosi Saminu (Saki East/Atisbo), Mabaje Adekunle (Iddo), Oluwafowokanmi Oluwafemi (Ibadan Southwest 2), Akeem Adedibu (Iwajowa), Fatokun Ayo (Akinyele 1), Rasak Ademola (Ibadan South East 1), Obadara Akeem (Ibadan North West), Oyekunle Fola (Ibadan North 1), Adetunji Francis (Oluyole).

Others are: Olajide Akintunde (Lagelu), Mustapha Akeem (Kajola), Popoola Ademola (Ibadan South East 2), Owolabi Olusola (Ibadan North East 2), Olagoke Olamide (Ibadan North East 1), Olayanji Kazeem (Irepo/Olorunsogo), Ojedokun Peter (Ibarapa North/Centre).

After the clerk learn the petition, the Speaker of the House, Adebo Ogundoyin mentioned it met the two-thirds necessities to provoke the impeachment course of.

The lawmakers would give the deputy governor a seven-day grace interval to answer the allegations raised in opposition to him. The seven days would expire on June 22.

Ogundoyin said that failure to take action might result in the graduation of his elimination course of.

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