Oyo Deputy Governor Impeached

The Deputy Governor of Oyo State, Mr Rauf Olaniyan has been impeached.

This occured today, Monday when the state Assembly at the plenary adopted the report of the seven-man panel constituted by the chief judge to investigate allegations of gross misconduct against the deputy governor.

Olaniyan until his defection to All Progressives congress APC was elected in 2019 on a joint ticket with the current Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde on the platform of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP)

The majority leader of the Assembly, Honourable Sanjo Adedoyin read on the floor of the Assembly that the deputy governor was found culpable, indicted of all allegations, all complaints levelled against him.

The Assembly sanctified Olaniyan’s removal from office in accordance to section 188(9) of the 1999 constitution (as amended).

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