Chairmen and members of the Statutory Commissions dissolved on 30th October 2023 by the Osun State government have filed multiple lawsuits challenging the dissolution.
In separate four lawsuits filed at the National Industrial Court of Nigeria, Ibadan, and signed by their counsel, Muhydeen Adeoye Galadima Esq on 13th November 2023, the Claimants, urged, among other reliefs, the court to nullify the dissolution and direct the Osun State to stop giving further effect to the purported constitution of the new Commissions.
The claimants also prayed the court to ask the State government to pay damages in the sum of 500,000,000.00 to them in each suit.
The commissions are Osun State Judicial Service Commission, Osun State Independent Electoral Commission OSSIEC, Osun State Civil Service Commission, and Osun State House of Assembly Service Commission.
Joined as Defendants in the suits are the Governor of Osun State, Attorney General of Osun State, the Commissioner for Finance of Osun State, and the Osun State House of Assembly.