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Council Boss Impeached

Published on February 18, 2011 by   ·   4 Comments

The chairman, Apapa/Iganmu Local Council Development Area of Lagos State, Dr. Adesola Samuel Adedayo was yesterday impeached by the legislative arm of the council.

But Adedayo, in a swift reaction, told P.M.NEWS that his alleged impeachment was a kangaroo proceeding as it did not follow due process.

The medical practitioner turned politician claimed that the impeachment notice was not served on him or the Lagos State House of Assembly, while the council lawmakers did not follow the laid down procedure.

Yesterday, when the chairman was expected to defend himself on some allegations, the legislative arm claimed Adedayo brought thugs to the council premises who prevented them from entering.

The lawmakers then moved to Marine Beach, Apapa, where it sat and Hon. Ahmed Dauda Balee moved the motion for Adedayo’s impeachment. He was supported by Hon. Ademola Ajitomi.

By a unanimous resolution of the legislators, Alhaja Funmilayo Mohammed Akande was mandated to replace the sacked chairman.

The legislators also passed another resolution to stop any transaction between the council manager and treasurer with the impeached chairman.

—Moyo Fabiyi

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4 Comments for “Council Boss Impeached”

  1. lagosliars

    pls which party is this ? no be ACN? before they start saying they’re not rascals

  2. Oyegoke peter

    Dr adedayo has nothing to show for his almost 3yrs tenure except promoting thuggery.His removal will bring sanity to the local govt,kudos to the legislators.

  3. Ayorinde Stephen

    While we wait to see the end of this. Dr Adedayo tenure has infact been a blessing to my child’s school,he has done so much to aid their learning.

  4. John Abikoye

    Please explain what thuggery he has been promoting?

    I was unaware, that the distribution of school uniforms or the building of a new secreteriat was a secret plan to increase crime and “thuggery” in the local government

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