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Lagos appeals judgement on LGs’ Caretaker Committees

Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State
Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State

The Lagos State Government has formally appealed the judgment of a Lagos High Court which on Friday, October 23, 2015 declared the appointment of Caretaker Committees to manage the affairs of Local Government Areas and Local Council Development Areas as illegal.

The Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Mr. Adeniji Kazeem, said in a statement on Tuesday that the state government, ‘having not been satisfied with the verdict, has filed a Notice of Appeal and motion for Stay of Execution of the judgment before the Appeal Court in Lagos.’

The Appeal Court has adjourned hearing of the application for Stay of Execution to the November 18, 2015.

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