Osun State: Governor Adeleke to Inaugurate 8th Assembly on Tuesday

Yinka Salaam, Osogbo.

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The Osun State Governor Ademola Adeleke has announced the dissolution of the 7th State Assembly and issued a proclamation for the constitution of the 8th Assembly.
Adeleke conveyed the message of the dissolution and the proclamation to the Clerk of the Assembly as confirmed in a statement issued by his spokesperson, Mallam Olawale Rasheed.
In two separate letters to the Clerk, the governor dissolved the 7th Assembly with immediate effect, while the new one will be inaugurated on Tuesday, 6th June 2023, by 10:00 a.m.
The dissolution letter reads in part:
“…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.
“Now, therefore, I, Senator Ademola Jackson Nurudeen Adeleke, the Governor of Osun State of Nigeria, in exercise of powers bestowed upon me by Section 105 Subsection 3 aforesaid, and of all powers enabling me in that behalf, hereby proclaim that the Seventh (7th) Assembly of Osun State House of Assembly is hereby dissolved with immediate effect.”
And in proclaiming the inauguration of the 8th Assembly, Adeleke wrote:
“…Whereas it is provided in Section 105 Subsection 3 of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, 1999, as amended, that the person elected as Governor of a State shall have powers to issue a proclamation for the holding of the First Session of the House of Assembly of the State concerned immediately after his being sworn in.
“Now, therefore, I, Senator Ademola Jackson Nurudeen Adeleke, the Governor of Osun State of Nigeria, in exercise of powers bestowed upon me by Section 105 Subsection 3 aforesaid, and of all powers enabling me in that behalf, hereby proclaim that the First Session of the Eighth (8th) Assembly of Osun State House of Assembly shall hold on Tuesday, 6th June, 2023 at 10 a.m in Osun State House of Assembly.”
The entire citizens and residents of Osun look forward to the inauguration of the 8th Assembly, where the ruling People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has an overwhelming majority.