By Kolawole Olayinka, Abeokuta
The Ogun State Government has set up six-man committee to review the recent appointments, installations and promotion of traditional rulers across the nook and cranny of the state by former governor Ibikunle Amosun.
This was contained in a press statement issued by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mr. Kunle Somorin, in Abeokuta on Friday.
The review committee is comprised of His Royal Majesty Oba Kehinde Gbadewole Olugbenle, Olu of Ilaro and Paramount Ruler of Yewaland as (Chairman); His Royal Highness, Oba Yinusa Adekoya, the Dagburewe of Idowa; His Royal Highness, Oba Adewale Osiberu, the Elepe of Epe, Sagamu; High Chief Yinka Kufile, the Aro of Egbaland; Mr. Babajide Oyeti, former Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs; and Mr. Lanre Osota, the current Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs who will serve as secretary to the committee.
The Terms of Reference of the Review Committee are to Identify all the Obas and Chiefs whose appointments or promotions fall within the review period as contained in the recent resolution of the Ogun State House of Assembly.
*Determine on a case-by-case basis whether such appointment or promotion is in accordance with extant laws of Ogun State and due process.
*Identify and address any other issue(s) that the committee may consider relevant to its assignments.
*And make appropriate recommendations as deem necessary to the government.