April 17, 2024

Rural Development: Ondo Gov. Akeredolu Signs LCDA Bill into Law


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In a determined effort to fast-track rural development in his state, the Ondo State Governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu Aketi , SAN, has assented to the bill creating 33 Local Council Development Areas (LCDAs) in the state.

The bill was presented to the Governor for assent by the Speaker of the House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Oladiji Landmark Olamide , during a brief ceremony, in presence of the Deputy Speaker, Prince Abayomi Babatunde Akinruntan; Majority Leader, Mr.  Oluwole Emmanuel Ogunmolasuyi and the Parliamentary Secretary, Mr. Otunba Moyinolorun Ogunwumiju.

A government statement said that: “With the Governor’s assent, the bill, which had already been passed by the state House of Assembly, now possesses the legal backing for the creation of the LCDAs in Ondo State.

“The establishment of these LCDAs marks a substantial step towards fulfilling Governor Akeredolu’s campaign promises and addressing the aspirations of the people for enhanced grassroots development.

“Moreover, this initiative underscores Governor Akeredolu’s unwavering commitment to improving public service delivery, as it aims at bringing governance closer to the people, ultimately resulting in more responsive and efficient services.

“Governor Akeredolu remains dedicated to delivering impactful projects and innovative initiatives, just as he is poised to redouble his efforts in advancing the development of the Sunshine State.”

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