Local Governments Operate Independently In Osun, Says Oyetola

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Osun State Governor, Gboyega Oyetola

Osun State Governor, Adegboyega Oyetola has declared that local government Councils in his state operate freely without interference.

He said it will be unfair for any governor not to allow elected chairmen at the Local Government Councils to decide what they want in terms of human, capital and infrastructure development.

Oyetola spoke when he hosted the delegation of the Local Government Project Monitoring Team from the Office of the Secretary to the Governor of the Federation (SGF) at the Government House in Osogbo.

He described local government councils as a critical arm that should work to deliver development to the people.

“I believe in the functionality of local government administration. That is why we have given all the local governments and the Local Council Development Areas (LCDAs) the independence to operate.

“To me, it is unfair for any governor not to allow people at the local government to decide what they want.

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