Makinde constitutes electoral body
Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State yesterday approved the composition of the Oyo State Independent Electoral Commission (OYSIEC). A statement signed by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mr. Taiwo Adisa, said the governor had in a letter dated...
Oyo Assembly backs dissolution of OYSIEC board, LGs, LCDAs
The Oyo State House of Assembly has commended Governor Seyi Makinde for the recent dissolution of Oyo State Independent Electoral Commission (OYSIEC) board. A motion moved yesterday by the Majority Leader, Sanjo Adedoyin, said that the decision of the commission to conduct elections in 35 Local Council Development Areas (LCDAs) created by the immediate past…
Makinde dissolves board of electoral commission
Seyi Makinde has dissolved the board of the Oyo State Independent Electoral Commission (OYSIEC). A statement issued on Friday in Ibadan by the state Head of Service, Mrs Amidat Agboola, said Makinde ordered the dissolution with effect from July 1. According to the statement, the state government is prepared to offset the salary and allowances…
Court grants injunction to uphold tenure of Oyo council chiefs
An Oyo State High Court sitting in Ibadan yesterday granted an injunction to uphold the tenure of 33 Local Government Areas...
Low turnout as voting commences in Oyo LG poll
Accreditation and voting have commenced simultaneously across many polling centres in Oyo State as the local government election got underway amid low turnout.The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the exercise is holding in the 33 local governments and 35 Local Council Development Areas newly created by the state government.
Committee shifts Oyo APC LG congress to Sunday
The Oyo State All Progressives Congress local government congress earlier slated for Saturday has been shifted to Sunday. The Congress Chairman, Alhaji Musa Halilu-Ahmed, who disclosed this at a press conference on Friday, said that the shift became inevitable following the clash of the congress with the local government election being conducted by the Oyo…
Council Election: OYSIEC to conduct exercise in 10,043 polling booths
Ahead of today’s council poll in Oyo State, the State Independence Electoral Commission (OYSIEC) said the elections would take place in 4,783 polling booths and 5,260 voting points in the 610 wards across the state.
Ajimobi inaugurates Councils Caretaker Committees
Oyo State Governor Abiola Ajimobi yesterday assured the people of the state that elections into the 33 councils and 35 Local Council Development Areas (LCDAs) would be held as soon as the suit against it was settled.
‘No suit will stop Lagos council election’
The Lagos State Independent Electoral Commission (LASIEC) has vowed not to be deterred by any suit against its bid to conduct a free, fair and credible election into the 20 local governments and 37 local council development areas (LCDAs).
Oyo shuns card readers in council polls
Ahead of the February 11 local government council poll in Oyo State, the State Independent National Electoral Commission (OYSIEC) Thursday disclosed that card readers would not be used for the election.