Osun State governor, Mr Adegboyega Oyetola, has directed all council chairmen and other political office holders at Local Government Councils and Area Development Councils in the state to vacate their offices.
This was contained in a statement by the Secretary to the State Government, Prince Wole Oyebamiji, on Friday.
According to the governor, the affected political office holders were asked to leave because their tenure had expired.
The statement read: “The Executive Governor of the State of Osun, Mr Adegboyega Oyetola has directed all political office holders at the Local Government Councils to vacate their respective offices and hand over the Administration of their concerned Councils to the most Senior Local Government Personnel.
“This is in pursuant to the expiration of the tenure of all political Office holders in all the Local Government, Area Development Councils and Administrative offices in Osun on Friday, 5th February, 2021.
“Governor Oyetola appreciates their individual contributions to the development of the state and wishes them well in their future engagements.”