The Councillors in Ogun State have asked the Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun to pay their two months salaries following the end of their three years tenure on 13th December, 2019.
The Forum in a letter written to Ogun State governor, Abiodun, and the Ogun state House of Assembly Speaker, Hon Kunle Oluomo said based on the statutory law, the tenure of the Local government lawmakers expires by 13th December 2019, as against the tenure of elected local government chairmen which had since expired in October, 2019.
"Your Excellency, we wish to bring to your kind attention that the tenure of all the elected local government legislators in Ogun State will be expiring on the 13th day of December 2019, being the 3rd year anniversary of our swearing in office by the former administration.
" Precisely on the 13th day of December, 2016, we were sworn in as the elected local government legislators, consequently, our tenure will come to glorious end on the 13th day of December, 2019, when we would have served for the statutory three years in office".
The Councillors who were paid off by the Dapo Abiodun administration alongside elected chairmen of local governments in October argued that the two months unpaid salaries should be paid based on its legal implications.
"It is constitutional and statutory to fill the Code of Consist Bureau Form which we need to indicate that we had collected salaries for thirty-six months , but we were only paid thirty-four months and 10 days , we are still entitled to two months salary in requisite to our sworn in date ".
They therefore called on the state governor to look into the issue through his good office, saying that the two months salary will reflect while returning the code of conduct form