Makinde dissolves exco, terminates appointments of political office holders
Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has disbanded the state’s executive council and terminated the appointments of all political officeholders.
The directive was conveyed in a letter signed by the Chief of Staff to the Governor and Chairman of the Transition & Inauguration Committee, Otunba Segun Ogunwuyi.
The letter instructed all affected officials to hand over all government properties in their possession to the most senior civil servant in their respective Ministries, Departments, and Agencies.
However, political officeholders in statutory commissions are excluded from the directive. Governor Makinde expressed gratitude for their contributions to the development of the state and wished them success in their future endeavors.
It reads: “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 officeholders with effect from today. Tuesday, May 23, 2023.
“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 endeavors. I thank you.”