By John Ikani
Governor of Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde has given reasons behind the dissolution of the state’s Executive Council (Exco) yesterday.
Those affected include Chief of Staff and 17 Commissioners.
The remaining Council members who were not affected include the Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Head of Service (HOS) and the Director General of Due Process office.
Makinde in a statement issued by his Chief Press Secretary, Taiwo Adisa explained that the the need to dissolve the executive was necessary in order to retool the cabinet.
The statement quoted Makinde praising the sacked cabinet members for their dedication to duty and commitment.
“His Excellency, the Governor of Oyo State, Seyi Makinde, announced the dissolution of the State Executive Council, with effect from Tuesday, June 29, 2021.
“Governor Makinde, after a prolonged meeting of the Council, told members that it was time to retool after two years.
“He, therefore, wished the ex-Commissioners the best in their future endeavours.”