Wednesday, October 20

Makinde Swears- in newly elected LG chairmen

The newly elected 32 local government chairmen on the platform of Peoples Democratic Party in Oyo state have been sworn-in by governor Seyi Makinde.

The Chief Judge of Oyo state, Justice Munta Abimbola administered the oath of office and allegiance on the council bosses at the ceremony which was held at the House of Chiefs, Parliament building Secretariat,Ibadan

Inaugurating the chairmen, Governor Seyi Makinde urged the chairmen to let the electorate felt their presence at the grassroots through good governance.

Governor Makinde while congratulating the people on new government at the local level maintained that the process which ushered in the chairmen was free and fair and based on the constitutional provision of Nigeria.

In an interview with newsmen, the chairmen of Ibadan North West, Alhaji Rahma Adepoju and Atiba, Mr Saheed Adeyemi expressed their readiness to serve the people.

The ceremony was witnessed by top government functionaries, party faithfuls, families and friends of the new council bosses.

It would be recalled that the election into Ido local government was shifted to 26th May by the Oyo state Independent Electoral Commission, OYSIEC following the omission of ZLP party logo from ballot paper.

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