Ekiti: Mr. Oyebanji takes oath as new City Council Chairman

Ekiti: Mr. Oyebanji takes oath as new City Council Chairman

Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Biodun Oyebanji, on Thursday administered the oath of office to 38 newly elected local government chairmen in the state.

The governors urged them to focus on the safety of lives and property and drastic improvement in revenue collection in their respective parliamentary areas.

Mr. Oyebunji also gave marching orders to council presidents to build on the solid foundation laid by their predecessors, saying that his administration would not be able to implement any form of security measures in the third tier government under their watch. He added that he would not tolerate any deficiencies.

The new city council president will be elected in the state's local government elections to be held on December 2, 2023.

The governor assured Oyebanji, the new council boss represented by the deputy governor, Chief Monisado Afue (Mrs.), that he has demonstrated sufficient political and administrative acumen despite the various challenges involved. He praised the immediate past chair and the re-elected chair for doing so. Along with being a pioneer.

Governors expressed zero tolerance for corruption and theft of council funds, called on them to carry out their duties with the utmost “honesty, fairness, equity, compassion and impartiality” and called for shared prosperity. He added that there is a need to work diligently towards the realization of the mantra. of his government.

Mr Oyebanji disclosed that he had decided to set in motion the machinery to conduct elections at the local government level, further confirming how much he wanted the parliament to be run democratically.

Source: dailypost.ng

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