The executive Chairman of Afijio local government, HON Sunday Akindele Ojo (SAO) has sworn-in the newly elected council lawmaker across the ten wards, at local government headquarters jobele, Oyo State.
In a statement made available to Heritageecho.com by the Senior information officer, Alhaja Mufuliat Adefunke Adebayo, she added that, While performing the first official assignment, the council boss in his speech said the huge success recorded by governor seyi makinde within a spate of two years is a challenge to grassroot politicians to brace up for the development of their areas, stating transperancy and accountability as watch words of governor seyi makinde’s government.
He further admonished them on the principle of equity, transparency in discharge of their duties.
Also speaking at the ocassion, the royal father of the day HRM (OBA) Steven Olufemi Oparinde (AKIBIO of Ilora land) enjoined the sworn-in councillors to avoid rancour and acrimony but to jointly work with the chairman for the progress of the council area.
Among other party dignitaries, the PDP party leader in the local government HON, kayode Adio in his contribution charged the lucky councillors to be good ambassadors, pledging the party’s support for the new administration.
In attendance at the ocassion were Head of local government administration, Alhaja Olatoyosi Salau, Ag HLGA, Afijio west LCDA, Mrs Omolara Aremu and Mr Adedeji Adeagbo Ag DAGS. The officer who performed the oath of office on the councillors is the Director of Administration and general Services Mr Adeyemi, F. Adeniran. Other officers that witnessed the occasion included the Dir of finance and Supplies Deacon, Temilade Ajala, Dir of Education and Social Services. Mr. Adebisi Adewale, Dir of Environmental and health services, Mrs Taiwo Oladejo, Dir of budget, Mr dare .A. Olukunmi, Mrs fumilayo Adeagbo DDAGS, Alhaja Oyeladun .L. Ajibade, Head of lands, politicians and people from all wards of life that are too numerous to mention.