On Tuesday, the Ondo State House of Assembly confirmed the appointment of interim management of 18 local governments and 33 local council development areas( LCDAS) of the state.
The state governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, had sent a request for the confirmation of the interim management to oversee the 18 local government areas and the 33 newly-created LCDAs of the state for the next six months.
The Speaker of the House of the Assembly, Olamide Oladiji said that the members of the committees had been found worthy to carry out affairs of the local government areas and the LCDAs.
Oladiji stated that the development of the state was paramount to the state government, therefore the process of the creation of the newly-created LCDAs was painstakingly handled by the legislative arm.
He appreciated the Selection Committee for its time and dedication and ability to deliver at appropriate time.
According to him, the 51 chairmen with their deputies that will oversee the affairs of the local governments and the LCDAs have been found capable.
Earlier, Abayomi Akinruntan, the Deputy Speaker, submitted the report of the House of Assembly’s Committee on Selection on the request to confirm the nominees,said that the nominees were fit medically with prerequisites to carry out government affairs of the LGs and the LCDAs.
Therefore, Oluwole Ogunmolasuyi, Owo 1/APC moved a motion for the report of the Committee on Selection on the request of confirmation of the interim management to be adopted while Mr Oluwarotimi Abitogun , Akure 2/APC seconded the motion.
Speaking on behalf of the nominees, Jimoh Adebayo, the Chairman of the Caretaker Committee of Ondo North East LCDA, thanked the state government and the House of the Assembly for finding them fit for the positions.
Adebayo promised to give 100 per cent support to the state governor and the assembly, saying that the growth of the state would be the priority of the caretaker committees.