Akeredolu signs law creating 33 LCDAs in Ondo State

Ondo State Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu has signed the bill creating 33 Local Council Development Areas, LCDAs, in the state into law. The state presently has 18 local government councils.

The Chief Press Secretary to Governor Akeredolu, Richard Olatunde made this known in a statement issued on Saturday in Akure, the state capital.

The bill was presented to the Governor for assent by the Speaker of the House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Oladiji Olamide, during a brief ceremony.

The Deputy Speaker, Rt. Hon. Abayomi Akinruntan; Majority Leader, Hon. Oluwole Ogunmolasuyi; and the Parliamentary Secretary, Hon. Moyinoluwa Ogunwumiju were also present.

With the Governor’s assent, the bill which passed a month ago by the state House of Assembly, now possesses the legal backing for the creation of the LCDAs in Ondo State.

“The establishment of these LCDAs marks a substantial step towards fulfilling Governor Akeredolu’s campaign promises and addressing the aspirations of the people for enhanced grassroots development.

“Moreover, this initiative underscores Governor Akeredolu’s unwavering commitment to improving public service delivery, as it aims at bringing governance closer to the people, ultimately resulting in more responsive and efficient services.

“Governor Akeredolu remains dedicated to delivering impactful projects and innovative initiatives, just as he is poised to redouble his efforts in advancing the development of the Sunshine State”, the statement read.

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