The Governor of Lagos State, Mr, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has on Tuesday sworn in chairmen for native authorities areas and native council growth areas within the state.
The chairmen and their vice-chairmen took the oath at a ceremony held within the State Home, Alausa, Ikeja.
The Governor urged the LGAs and LCDAs to justify their autonomy by initiating people-oriented insurance policies and programmes, which should concentrate on enhancing the lives and livelihood of residents on the grassroots.
That is as he stated the executive and monetary autonomy being loved by LGAs and LCDAs for nearly twenty years is to attain a bottom-up development mannequin for the acceleration of coordinated growth throughout the state.
This was disclosed in an announcement signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Gboyega Akosile, days after the All Progressives Congress swept all chairmanship seats throughout the 57 native councils.
Akosile quoted Sanwo-Olu as saying, “Right this moment, we’re witnessing the daybreak of a brand new period in native authorities administration in Lagos State. A convincing assertion has been made, as soon as once more, that Lagos is APC, and that the folks of Lagos proceed to treat our social gathering as essentially the most viable and most credible political alternative for essentially the most populous State and largest subnational financial system within the nation. We take into account this overwhelming help as a vote of confidence in our administration and our nice social gathering, and it’ll by no means be taken without any consideration.
“I congratulate the newly elected chairmen and vice-chairmen throughout all of the LGAs and LCDAs. Your victory is an affirmation of belief in your competence, capability and functionality to discharge the duty of the Workplace you might be getting into. Being the closest tier of Authorities to the folks, any hole or shortcoming in administration can be keenly felt by the folks. In consequence, your insurance policies and programmes should be people-oriented, specializing in the way to enhance the lives and livelihood of the folks on the grassroots.”
Sanwo-Olu additionally praised members of the APC Native Authorities Election Committee, led by the Deputy Governor, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat, and the social gathering government members, led by state Chairman, Hon. Tunde Balogun, for delivering on the mandate entrusted to them.
Commending the Lagos State Impartial Electoral Fee (LASIEC), led by Justice Ayotunde Philips (Rtd), the Governor stated the umpire had continued to stay as much as its duty and duties as enshrined within the regulation establishing it.
He stated, “My commendation additionally goes to all our folks, the civic-minded folks of Lagos State, who carried out themselves peacefully and responsibly, earlier than, throughout and after the elections. I need to significantly thanks all for retaining religion with our nice social gathering.”