The Chairman of the Oyo State Independent Electoral Commission (OYSIEC), Aare Isiaka Olagunju, SAN, on Monday presented Certificates of Return to the newly elected chairmen of 32 local government areas in the state.
Speaking shortly after the presentation of the certificates, the Commission’s boss charged the chairmen not to disappoint the people who have vested in them the power to oversee the affairs of the local councils.
He also tasked them to ensure they fulfill the promises they made to the people during their campaigns.
Olagunju said: “They have campaigned vigorously in the nooks and cranny of their local government areas and have now emerged as Chairmen. They should see themselves as servants of the people.
“I told them that now that they are elected, they should not make themselves inaccessible to the people who voted them. They must try as much as possible to remember their promises and fulfill them.”
Those presented the Certificate of Return by the OYSIEC chairman are Mr Raheem Akeem Adepoju (Oorelope), Sulaiman Adediran (Irepo), Mrs Juliana Oluwakemi Akanni (Olorunsogo), Akanji Kabir Ayoade (Ogbomoso North) and Oyeniyi Timothy Oyedokun (Ogbomoso South) and Olugbenga Obalowo (Ibarapa East).
Jelili Oyinloye Adebare (Iwajowa), Fasasi Adeagbo (ATISBO), Mrs Ramat Adeniran (Saki-East), Sarafadeen Omirinde (Saki-West), Adebare Muraina Afolabi (Kajola), Adesoye Seun Ojo (Ogo-Oluwa) and Bolaji Ojo Akintola (Itesiwaju).
Others are Olateju Michael Alabi (Oriire), Adegbite Isaiah Alabi (Surulere), Adedoyin Oloyede Adeoye (Ibarapa Central), Lateef Adebayo Lawal (Ibarapa North), Muftau Osuolale (Iseyin), Sunday Akindele Ojo (Afijio), and Mojisola Kafilat Olakojo (Atiba).