Court Delivers Judgement On Oyo Deputy Governor On Thursday |

Court Delivers Judgement On Oyo Deputy Governor On Thursday

Justice Ladiran Akintola of the Oyo State High Court, Ibadan, will, on Thursday, give judgement on a case before him between the Oyo State Deputy Governor, Rauf Olaniyan, and the Oyo State House of Assembly.

The judgement in the case, which borders on the impeachment process initiated by the lawmakers, was initially slated for July 26, however, Voice of Nigeria gathered, on Wednesday, that the judgement has been brought forward as the counsel to the parties have been duly notified of the development.

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The reason behind the change of date could not be confirmed as at the time of this report.

The Assembly had, at her last plenary of Wednesday, July 6th, issued a directive to the CJ to set up a seven-man panel to investigate Olaniyan over allegations of gross misconduct.

The court had initially fixed July 26 for the judgement after hearing counsels involved on the originating summons and interlocutory injunctions on the proprietness of impeachment proceedings embarked upon by the members of the Oyo State House of Assembly.

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The Speaker, Oyo State House of Assembly; Oyo State House of Assembly and the Clerk, Oyo state house of Assembly are the first, second and third defendants in the matter, respectively.

While Chief Afolabi Fashanu, SAN, is representing Olaniyan (claimant), Otunba Kalejaiye, SAN, led the legal team of the defendants.

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