Ijebu East Legislative Council Impeaches Wale Adedayo, Over the Council’s Finance
The suspended Chairman of the Ijebu East Local Government, Wale Adedayo, and has been Impeached by the Council’s Councilors.
Adedayo was impeached, after appearing before the ten member of The Local Government’s Legislative Council on Tuesday morning, amidst tight security.
The council after suspending him, the previous week, had invited him to appear before it on Thursday, to defend himself against 14 charges of financial misappropriation levelled against him by the councilors.
He honoured the invitation, after an Ijebu Ode High Court, on Wednesday, rejected his application, seeking to prevent him from appearing before the legislative council.
The legislative council leader, honorable Fasheyi Akindele, in a statement issued after one hour 40 minutes audience with Adebayo, on Thursday, said they found him guilty of the charges filed against him.
According to Akindele, five of the councilors voted for his impeachment, four opposed it, while one councilor was absent from the hearing.
The legislative council leader, said they had established from his submission during the hearing, that he violated the Ogun state local government law of 2006, amounting to impeachable offence.
Meanwhile in another news,
The construction and rehabilitation of 360 projects has commenced in the state’s public primary schools in Ogun State
The projects, include the construction and rehabilitation of classrooms, toilet facilities, and installation of boreholes.
Others are the supply of furniture and electronic libraries.
The executive chairman of Ogun State Universal Basic Education Board, Doctor Femi Majekodunmi said the projects are being executed with the 2018/2019 intervention fund from the federal government.
He said that contractors shortlisted for the projects had already moved to sites.
Majekodunmi assured that the projects would be completed in three months.