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Osun State governor-elect, Adeleke Promise To Continue With Local gov Reforms

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Osun State governor-elect, Senator Adeleke have promised his administration would restore accountability and openness in local government operations in order to prevent excesses and corruption.

According to Dailypost, the governor-elect, will considerably improve the well-being and living conditions of the people of the state at the grassroots level.

In his words, “I want to commend the various sub-committees for the fantastic job. Let me restate here that local government reforms are so dear to my heart because of so many reasons. First, a strong local government system is the best way to ensure grassroots development. Two, poverty alleviation is largely a local matter. So local governments with required resources will speed up prosperity. More importantly, competition will become a new way among the council chairman.

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I remember those days when council chairmen competed for commissioning of projects. Locally elected leaders built roads, developed agriculture, markets and transport terminals. I look forward to the return of that era when council chairmen will fill the Governor’s schedule with project commissioning.

“We will not support autonomy that encourages defrauding the people. We will ensure that resources and responsibilities devolved to the local governments in line with the Constitution are handled in compliance with due process and anti-corruption laws,” the governor-elect stated.

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Committees, which submitted reports at the meeting session, included government structure, legislative relations, public service, local governments and workers’ sector.

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PHOTOS Of Diezani’s Multi-Million Dollar Mansions Totally Forfeited To FG

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A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, on Monday ordered the final forfeiture of two Abuja properties and two luxury cars belonging to a former minister of petroleum resources, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke, to the Federal Government.The two properties located at Plot 1854 Mohammed Mahashir Street, and No. 6, Aso Drive, in the highbrow areas of […]

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2023: Real Reason Why Ortom, Benue Elders Withdrew Support For Atiku

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Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom on Tuesday appeared to withdraw his support for the Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar. Mr Ortom accused the PDP candidate of dishonouring him as Governor and working against the interest of Benue residents. His comments came after a group of elder statesmen in Benue, Minda Leaders […]

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Police Men Died Protecting You But God Gets The Glory? Video Of Apostle Suleiman’s Attack Surfaces

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Apostle Johnson Suleiman, the General Overseer of Omega Fire Ministries International was attacked by unknown gunmen less than 24 hours ago. The attack happened when Apostle Suleiman and his convoy were traveling on the Benin-Auchi highway in Edo state, Nigeria. The incident is believed to be a kidnapping attempt. Seven lives were lost during the […]

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