For what it termed, gross misconduct,  the State House of Assembly, has  suspended the Chairman of lfedore Council Area of the state, Alex Oladimeji.

The embattled Chairman had been having a running battle with his Councilors.

The crisis in the Council, brought about a petition by the Councillors to the House of Assembly.

The Assembly committed the petition to its Ad- Hoc Committee on Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs for investigation its and make appropriate .

The Committee was equally mandated to present its recommendations to the legislature in the State.

Chairman of the eight-member committee, who doubles as the Deputy Speaker, Rt Hon Samuel Aderoboye, while submitting its report, recommended that the Chairman be suspended for three months.

The committee in its report stated that funds released to the Chairman were not appropriately utilized for the project as proposed.

” That some of the projects which the Chairman claimed on paper to have been completed 80 percent, were discovered to be at barely 40 percent completion and even poorly executed.

” That judging from the testimonies of members of the House of Assembly representing the benefiting constituency, it was found that the Chairman did all the disbursement of funds and execution of projects in isolation, without carrying along his legislators, local government officials and even the legislature in the State.

The Committee equally sought the immediate transfer of the head of the local government’s administration.

It was also recommended that , ” That the affairs of the local government be handed over to the Vice-Chairman forthwith “.

The recommendations were signed by seven out of the eight-member committee.

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