Aregbesola Dissolves LGAs Executive Secretaries
Governor Aregbesola made the announcement in a broadcast to the people of the state at the earlier hour of today.
According to him, creation of the LCDAs which would be managed by council managers to be appointed by local government service commission from grade level 14 officers in the local government for three months, became necessary to bring government closer to the grassroot people.
“My good people, I am pleased to inform you therefore that in place of the old order of only 30 local governments and an Area Office, we now have additional 31 Local Council Development Areas (LCDAs), three Area Councils and two Administrative Offices in accordance with the requests which you democratically placed before us. The list of the new LCDAs, Area Councils and Administrative Offices, their territories and headquarters will be published soon and is also available at the State House of Assembly, Ministry of Local Governments, Chieftaincy, Water Resources, Rural and Community Affairs and Local Government Service Commission.
Aregbesola further revealed that, the new LCDAs would be saddled with the responsibilities of market management, revenue mobilization and generation and sanitation.
He maintained that the creation of the LCDAs, was in accordance with the law and general demands of the people of the state