The All Progressives Congress (APC), Oyo State Chapter, has called on members of the party not to foment trouble or engage in any activity that can disrupt the peace in the state over the Appeal Court judgement that affirmed the dissolution of the local government chairmen.
A statement by the party’s state Publicity Secretary, Dr AbdulAzeez Olatunde, said the APC will wait for legal advice from its legal team before deciding on the next line of action.
He said: “The judgement of the Court of Appeal in the unconstitutional and illegal dissolution of Elected Local Government Administration in Oyo State of Wednesday 15th July 2020 would be given to Oyo State APC legal team for scrutiny when receive it.
“Oyo State APC would await the legal advice on the next step and way forward.
“APC in Oyo State has been known for peace and as such would counsel all APC members in the state to go about their endeavours peacefully and await the next step to be taken in line with the advice of our team of legal experts.”
The Court of Appeal, Ibadan division, on Wednesday upheld the Oyo State Government’s appeal to set aside the judgement of a state High Court which restrained the governor from sacking elected local government executives before the end of their tenure.