The Oyo State House of Assembly has given the State Deputy Governor, Engr Rauf Olaniyan 7days to respond to a petition signed and submitted to the house by 24 lawmakers.
The Lawmakers in the petition addressed to the Speaker, Hon Adebo Ogundoyin accused the Oyo State Deputy Governor of gross misconduct, abuse of office, financial recklessness, abandonment of office, insubordination and other offences.
According to them, the petition was written in accordance with Section 188 of the Nigeria Constitution.
The petition was read at Wednesday plenary by the Clerk, Oyo State Houses of Assembly, Mrs Yetunde Oludara Awe.
Hon Ogundoyin said copy of the petition will be forwarded to the Deputy Governor to allow him to respond to the allegations.
” 24 members in the Oyo State House of Assembly have raised a petition against the State Deputy Governor. He has been alleged of gross misconduct, abuse of office, financial recklessness, abandonment of office, insubordination and other offences. Since the Deputy Governor needs some time to respond to the allegations, the House is giving him 7days to respond accordingly and appropriately. ” Oyo Speaker said
The House which just resumed after a recess has adjourned plenary till Thursday 16th June, 2022.