Governor of Oyo State, ‘Seyi Makinde’ has sworn in the new Deputy Governor of the state, Barrister Bayo Lawal.
The development followed the impeachment of the immediate past Deputy Governor by the State House of Assembly on Monday.
Olaniyan was impeached by the Oyo state House of Assembly following the recommendation of Justice Munta Abimbola led investigation panel as contained in the report submitted to the house which affirmed the allegations levelled against the deputy governor.
23 out of the 32 lawmakers of the Oyo state House of Assembly in accordance with section 188 (4) of the Nigerian constitution signed the petition against the deputy governor at inception of the impeachment process.
The Speaker, Oyo State House of Assembly, Honourable Adebo Ogundoyin announced Olaniyan’s impeachment during today’s plenary sitting at the floor of the House after deliberation on the report of the 7-man panel of investigation.