The Executive Governor of Osun State, Ademola Adeleke has dissolved the seventh Osun State Assembly and proclamation for the 8th Assembly.
Adeleke conveyed the dissolution and the proclamation to the Clerk of the State Assembly as confirmed in a statement issued by his spokesperson, Mallam Olawale Rasheed.
In two separate letters to the clerk, the governor cited relevant sections of the constitution to affirm that the Assembly is dissolved with immediate effect while the new Assembly is to be inaugurated on Tuesday 6th, 2023 by 10 am.
The proclamation from the governor partly reads: “I, Senator Ademola Jackson Nurudeen Adeleke, the Governor of Osun State of Nigeria, in the exercise of powers bestowed upon me by Section 105 Subsection 3 aforesaid, and of all powers enabling me in that behalf, hereby proclaim that the seventh (7th) Assembly of Osun State House of Assembly is hereby dissolved with immediate effect.
“Given under my hand and the public seal of Osun State of Nigeria at Osogbo, this Friday, 2nd Day of June 2023”.