Akeredolu inaugurates LCDA committee tomorrow
The 11-member Committee approved for the creation of Local Council Development Areas (LCDAs) by Ondo state Governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu (SAN), will be inaugurated tomorrow.
The event will be held at the Cocoa Conference Hall, Governor’s Office, Alagbaka, Akure.
According to a press statement signed by the Chief Press Secretary (CPS) to the Governor, Segun Ajiboye, the move, was in furtherance of the Governor’s avowed commitment towards bringing government nearer to the people.
He said the step would as well, accede to the people’s yearnings for expansion of democratic governance in the state.
The committee, according to the release, has three months to submit its report, with effect from the date of its inauguration.
The statement further explained that the Commitee, chaired by Lanke Odogiyan, Esq, has Mr. Deji Akinwalere as its Secretary.
Other members of the commitee include; Charles Titiloye, Esq, Mrs. Yinka Oladapo Alabi, Yinka Adeyosoye, Esq, Prince Ajose Kudehinbu, Chief Bunmi Fasonu, A. A Akindele Esq, Mrs. G Mojisola Ajayi, Chief Ojo George Fajemilusi and Surveyor Gani Agunbiade.
“Terms and Reference of the committee include : To invite written / Oral memoranda from the public, screen all memoranda and make recommendations to the state government.
“To make extensive consultations with the communities and their leaders and recommend provisional adjustment of the boundaries or proposed LCDAs, where neccessary.
“The commitee is also expected to recommend to the state government, the procedure for the creation of Local Council Development Areas out of the existing 18 Local Government Area in Ondo state”, the statement said.
Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu had on Monday tasked communities to summit memoranda for the creation of Local Council Development Areas (LCDAs).
Governor Akeredolu stated this on Monday at a thank you tour visit to Irele in Irele Local Government area of the State.
Akeredolu noted that LCDAs would bring more developmental strides to the state.
He however thanked the people of the town for the support for the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the House of Assembly election and asked the people to support the government so that more developmental projects would be executed in the town.
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