Osun State Governor, Ademola Adeleke, yesterday, announced the dissolution of the outgoing Seventh House of Assembly and made proclamation for the Eighth Assembly.
In a statement by his Spokesperson, Olawale Rasheed, the governor conveyed the dissolution and the proclamation to the Clerk of the Assembly. The governor said he would inaugurate the latest Assembly tomorrow (Tuesday).
“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 10am,” Rasheed said.
The letter reads: “I write to convey the dissolution of the 7th Assembly and it reads as follows: “Whereas it is provided in Section 105 Subsection 1 of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, 1999, as amended, that a House of Assembly shall stand dissolved at the expiration of a period of four years commencing from the date of the first sitting of the House.