Mr. Abass Bello has been inaugurated as the Chairman of Ogbomoso North Local Government area of Oyo State.
The inauguration of Bello as the chairman of the council followed the suspension of Mr. Olamijuwonlo Alao-Akala, a son of a former governor of Oyo state, Chief Christopher Adebayo Alao-Akala.
Chief Adebayo Alao-Akala who is also the gubernatorial candidate of the Action Democratic Party (ADP), in the March 9th election, was the governor of the state between 2007 and 2011.
His son, Olamijuwonlo, who recently defected from the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to join his father in ADP was elected as Chairman of the council in May last year.
Mr. Olamijuwonlo Alao-Akala who until his suspension last Friday was the Chairman of the council, was suspended by four councillors among whom are; Hon. Adebowale Oladunmoni (Deputy Leader), Hon. Zakariyau Ayinde Kabiru, Hon. Adisa Raheem Kingsley and Hon. Busari Lamidi Adesina.
The four councillors in the letter, a copy of which was sent to the office of the Commissioner for Local Government Affairs, Mr. Bimbo Kolade said, “Take notice that we the undersigned councillors in Ogbomoso Local Government Area hereby passed a resolution suspending you from the office as the executive chairman of Ogbomoso North Local Government for your gross misconduct”.
The new Chairman, Bello was inaugurated as Chairman of the council by the Oyo State commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Matters, Mr. Bimbo Kolade on Wednesday in Ibadan, the state capital.
Bello until the inauguration was the Vice chairman of Ogbomoso North local government area