Akeredolu signs bill creating LCDAs into law

Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, has assented to the bill creating 33 Local Council Development Areas (LCDAs) in the state.

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

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

With the Governor’s assent, the bill, which had already been passed by the state house of assembly, now possesses the legal backing for the creation of the LCDAs in Ondo State.

According to the statement by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Richard Olatunde, 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 added.

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