Why Iseyin LG Vice Chairman, Raheem Fasasi was suspended
The Oyo State House of Assembly on Wednesday suspended the Vice Chairman of Iseyin local government and political head of Iseyin South Local Council Development Area (LCDA), Ajibola Raheem Fasasi.
The house equally ordered the suspended Iseyin Vice Chairman to step aside with immediate effect to give room for investigations.
Fasasi was accused of illegally dismantling and selling off government properties.
His suspension was consequent upon a petition brought before the house councillors in the local council.
A 7-man committee comprising Councilors in the area set up to investigate allegations levelled against Fasasi had recommended Fasasi’s suspension to the state House of Assembly in its report.
The lawmakers, while deliberating on the petition and recommendations noted that there was need for accountability at the local government administration to maintain integrity and transparency.
The Speaker, Hon. Adebo Ogundoyin, in his remarks before approving the suspension of Fasasi ordered him to step aside with immediate effect to allow concerned committee carry out comprehensive investigation on all allegations levelled against him.