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Front View of the Ministry of Local Government and chieftaincy affairs

PROFILE

The Ministry is one of the MDAs, (Ministries, Departments and Agencies) that came along with the creation of Osun State on August, 31st 1991 under the Military Regime of General Ibrahim Babangida.  Initially, the Ministry was known as Ministry of Local Government, Chieftaincy Affairs and Community Development, but eventually, Community Development was moved to another agency and the name of this Ministry now remains Ministry of Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs.

         

OBJECTIVES OF THE MINISTRY

–         set agenda and monitor activities of governance and administration of all local governments in order to remove impediments to efficiency and effective implementation of programmes and projects.

–         provide guidelines and exercise control on annual budgeting process for all local governments.

– supervise all activities relating to the selection and installation of new Obas to ensure that they are in line with the State’s Chieftaincy Laws.

– treat all chieftaincy disputes and ensure that they are settled and resolved amicably.

– attend to all requests on promotion or elevation of our royal fathers within the State’s Council of Obas.

– give approval for local government capital projects and programmes and monitor their implementation to ensure that they are on the same page with the State Government’s policy on development.

– support local governments and provide guidelines on how to attract local and international development partners for sustainable human and infrastructural development at the local government level.

– ensure that due process is followed for costing of projects and programmes and public procurements at the local governments.

– provide secretarial services and assistance for the meetings of council of Obas in the State.

– maintain and improve transparency and accountability in local government accounts.

– give approval on issue of loans and monitor the projects or programmes for which they are meant for.

– generate revenue for the State through the sales of forms for promotion and elevation of our royal fathers.

 VISION

The vision of the Ministry of Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs is to see that the people at the grassroot feel the positive impact of our local governments through improved service delivery and ensure that all issues of chieftaincy are peacefully resolved without bitterness and rancour.

MISSION

– provide an administrative framework and strategic guidelines for sustainable human and infrastructural development in all our local governments in Osun State.

– ensure peaceful atmosphere on issues of chieftaincy affairs and promote harmonious relationship among our royal fathers in the State.

FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • The policy thrust of the Ministry of Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs is to maintain the activities of all the Local Governments in Osun State. The Ministry is to guide Local Governments on issue of general administration, governance and chieftaincy affairs to ensure that there is policy coherence between the State and Local Governments.
  • The Ministry is to ensure that the Local Governments do not misallocate and mismanage their resources.
  • The Ministry is to settle amicably and manage all crisis arising from our Local Governments such crisis may include issues of administration and chieftaincy matters.
  • The Ministry also provides administrative framework and supervise the process of allocation of fund among local government through the Joint Account Committee JAC.

    LIST OF LOCAL GOVERNMENTS AND THEIR HEADQUARTERS IN OSUN STATE

    S/NO. LOCAL GOVERNMENT HEADQUATERS
    1. AYEDAADE GBONGAN
    2. AYEDAADE SOUTH ORILE-OWU
    3. AYEDIRE ILE-OGBO
    4. AYEDIRE SOUTH OLUPONNA
    5. ATAKUNMOSA EAST IPERINDO
    6. ATAKUNMOSA EAST CENTRAL IWARA
    7. ATAKUNMOSA WEST OSU
    8. ATAKUNMOSA WEST CENTRAL IFEWARA
    9. BORIPE IRAGBIJI
    10. BORIPE NORTH IREE
    11. BOLUWADURO OTAN-AYEGBAJU
    12. BOLUWADURO EAST AJODA
    13. EDE EAST SEKONA
    14. EDE NORTH OJA-TIMI, EDE
    15. EDE SOUTH OKE-IRESI, EDE
    16. EGBEDORE AWO
    17. EGBEDORE SOUTH IDO-OSUN
    18. EJIGBO EJIGBO
    19. EJIGBO SOUTH ILAWO
    20. EJIGBO WEST OGURO
    21. IFEDAYO OKE-ILA
    22. IFELODUN IKIRUN
    23. IFELODUN NORTH EWETA
    24. IFE CENTRAL ILE-IFE
    25. IFE CENTRAL WEST ELEFON-OWAA
    26. IFE OOYE ITA-OOSA
    27. IFE EAST OKE-OGBO, ILE-IFE
    28. IFE NORTH IPETUMODU
    29. IFE EAST CENTRAL MODAKEKE
    30. IFE NORTH WEST EDUNABON
    31. IFE SOUTH IFETEDO
    32. IFE SOUTH WEST AWOLOWO TOWN
    33. ILA ILA-ORANGUN
    34. ILA CENTRAL MAGBON
    35. ILESA EASST IYEMOGUN ROAD, ILESA
    36. ILESA NORTH EAST IMO
    37. ILESA WEST OMI-ALADIYE ILESA
    38. ILESA WEST CENTRAL EREJA SQUARE
    39. IREPODUN ILOBU
    40. IREPODUN SOUTH ERIN-OSUN
    41. IREWOLE IKIRE
    42. OBOKUN EAST ILARE
    43. ISOKAN APOMU
    44. ISOKAN SOUTH IKOYI
    45. IWO IWO
    46. IWO EAST OLOMOWEWE
    47. IWO WEST AGBERIRE
    48. OBOKUN IBOKUN
    49. IREWOLE NORTH EAST WASINMI
    50. ODO-OTIN OKUKU
    51. ODO-OTIN NORTH OYAN
    52. ODO-TIN SOUTH INISHA
    53. OLA-OLUWA BODE-OSI
    54. OLA-OLUWA SOUTH EAST ILEMOWU
    55. OLORUNDA IGBONA OSOGBO
    56. OLORUNDA NORTH OTA-EFUN
    57. ORIADE IJEBU-IJESA
    58. ORIADE SOUTH IPETU-IJESHA
    59. OROLU IFON-OSUN
    60. OSOGBO OSOGBO
    61. OSOGBO SOUTH ISALE-OSUN
    62. OSOGBO WEST OKE-ARUNGBO
    63. IFE NORTH AREA COUNCIL OYERE-BORISADE
    64. EDE NORTH AREA COUNCIL OWODE-EDE
    65. IFELODUN AREA COUNCIL IBA
    66. OLORUNDA AREA COUNCIL ILIE
    67. OROLU ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE DIISU AYEKALE
    68. OKINNI- ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE OKINNI
    69. IFEDAYO AREA COUNCIL IDI-ODAN

    The above list is made up of the original 30 Local Governments and the Local Council Development areas (LCDA), Area Councils and Administrative office. The LCDAs, Area Councils and Administrative office were created by the regime of former Governor Rauf Aregbesola.

Meetings with the Stake holders at the local governments to ensure that there is policy coherence between the state and local government.

Meeting of the Council of Obas in Osun State.

HON. DOSU BABATUNDE

Honorable Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs

Hon. Adam Akintunde Akindeere

Special Adviser on Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs

Hon. Goddey Olije

Special Adviser

Hon. Femi Ogundun

Permanent Secretary

Hon. Bolarinwa Olanrewaju

Senior Special Assistant

MR. TAJUDEEN OLATUNDE ADELABU

DIRECTOR, LOCAL GOVERNMENT AND INSPECTORATE SERVICES

MR. BASHIR OLADIPUPO

DIRECTOR, CHIEFTAINCY AFFAIRS

MR OLALEKAN JOSEPH JIMOH

DIRECTOR , FINANCE AND ACCOUNTS

ENGR. KUNLE TIJANI

DIRECTOR, PROJECT MONITORING AND EVALUATION

MRS SHOFARASIN HELEN IKEADE

DIRECTOR ADMIN AND SUPPLIES

MR. IYIOLA DADA

DIRECTOR, PLANNING, RESEARCH AND STATISTICS

MR. OLUGBENGA OLUSUYI ONI

DIRECTOR OF INFORMATION
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