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Court nullifies creation of 33 LCDAs in Ondo by late Akeredolu



The Ondo State  High Court in Akure on Thursday nullified the 33 Local Government Development Areas (LCDAs) created by late Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu.

Delivering judgment, Justice A.O Adebusuoye, described the LCDAs as inchoate and not lawfully created.

The court held that it was illegal for a governor to sign a law outside the state.

The court added  that the Local Government Creation Law 2023 signed by late Akeredolu in Ibadan, outside the state ,was unconstitutional, illegal, null, and void.

Recall that the late governor of Ondo state had on September 9, 2023, assented to the bill creating 33 Local Council Development Areas, LCDAs in the state.

The bill for the creation of the LCDAs was presented to the late governor by the Speaker of the House of Assembly, Chief Oladiji Olamide, during a  ceremony at the governor’s residence in Ibadan, Oyo State.

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