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IMPEACHMENT: Makinde’s Deputy Sues Oyo Assembly • Speaker, Clerk Put On Notice
Bid by lawmakers to impeach Raufu Olaniyan, deputy governor of the Oyo State might have hit the wall as the Igboho-born retired permanent secretary has dragged them to court.
The Oyo State high court Tuesday morning, adjourned hearing till tomorrow, asking that the Court ordered that the speaker and the clerk be put on notice.
Acting the script of Seyi Makinde, governor of Oyo State who was caught unawares and jolted by Olaniyan’s defection from the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP to the All Progressives Congress, APC, Source reported that the PDP-dominated assembly had, few days after, leveled allegations on the deputy governor, asking him to reply within 7 days.
Olaniyan, this newspaper recalls, replied them within 4 days, through his lawyers. The house, this newspaper also learnt, would read the report tomorrow.
As at the time of replying the assembly, Olaniyan’s legal team, was filing processes at the high court to stop the lawmakers from going ahead.