Deputy governor of Oyo State, Mr Bayo Lawal is to act as governor of the State for the next 23 days.
This followed Governor Seyi Makinde’s formal transmission of executive power to Lawal as contained in a letter written to the state House of Assembly.
As read by the speaker of the Assembly, Honourable Adebo Ogundoyin, the Oyo governor will be embarking on vacation from Thursday, August 11 to Friday, September 2, 2022.
According to the letter, Makinde will resume office as governor on Saturday, 3rd of September, 2022.
Makinde based his decision on the provisions of section 190 (1) of the 1999 constitution.