Caretaker committees return to office [PHOTOS]

Six days after the state high court restrained the elected chairpersons from returning to their local government secretariats by force, caretaker committee chairpersons on Monday returned to the offices.

The chairpersons were elected under former Governor, Abiola Ajimobi, but were sacked in May last year by Governor Seyi Makinde who in December appointed caretaker committees to run the 68 councils in the state.

The resumption of the caretaker committees followed a court injunction obtained by the state government, restraining the Inspector-General of Police, Muhammed Abubakar, Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, and the local government chairpersons from taking over the council secretariats by force.

The chairpersons had earlier last week Monday resumed, eight months after Mr…

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