All the newly appointed 57 caretaker chairmen for the local governments and Local council’s development areas in Oyo state have been screened by the state house of Assembly.
The screening was presided over by the house committee chairman on local government and Chieftaincy Affairs Hon.Bolaji Badmus and four other members of the house
Other members of the committee included: The majority leader, Hon Kehinde Subair, Minority leader, Hon Segun Ajanaku,Hon. Akinmoyede Lafisoye,(Chief whip) and Hon Segun Olaleye
The names of caretaker chairmen for twenty-eight(28) local governments and twenty-nine (29) local councils development ýareas which had earlier been forwarded to the house by the state governor Senator Abiola Ajimobi was read at the plenary on Tuesday by the Speaker Hon Micheal Adeyemo
Hon.Badmus told news men after the exercise that all the nominees were cleared by his committee, adding that they were all found qualified and competent to hold the offices.
“We conducted our own research on the personalities and character of the nominated council chairmen and we found them qualified and competent. They all possesses the requisite qualifications and satisfied all other requirements “he said
Some of the newly appointed caretaker committee chairmen who spoke with News men described the exercise as satisfactory and commended the lawmakers for doing a thorough job.
One of the nominees Mr.Bosun Ajuwon (Ibadan North west ) expressed appreciation to the Governor for the appointment saying he would operate and open door policy and be open to ideas from people of his council area
Also chief Samuel Ajadi (Oke’badan) LCDAs promised that he would not betrayed the confidence reposed in him by the Governor and that he work assiduously for the growth and development of the Council Development areas.
He also promised to vigorously pursue the transformation agenda of governor Ajimobi and leverage on his longtime association with his administration to deliver good governance