The Ogun State Government has set up a committee to review recent appointments, installations and promotions of traditional rulers in the State.
In a press statement signed by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mr. Kunle Somorin, the review committee is composed of traditional rulers, serving and retired permanent secretaries.
Olu of Ilaro and paramount ruler of Yewalamd, Oba Kehinde Olugbenle, is the chairman, while Mr. Lanre Osota, Permanent Secretary Ministry of Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs will serve as the secretary to the committee
Other members are : Oba Yinusa Adekoya, the Dagburewe of Idowa; 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 among others.
The Terms of Reference of the committee are:
1) 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
2) Determine on a case-by-case basis whether such appointment or promotion is in accordance with extant laws of Ogun State and due process.
3) Identify and address any other issue(s) that the committee may consider relevant to its assignments.
4) Make appropriate recommendations as deemed necessary to the Government.