The governor of Ondo State, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, on Thursday sworn-in five newly appointed Commissioners, two Special Advisers and 18 Caretaker Chairmen for the Local Governments, urging them to consolidate on his administration’s achievements at the grass root.
The Commissioners and the local government caretaker Chairmen were sworn – in after they have been duly screened and ratified by the state house of assembly.
The Commissioners include : Mrs Yetunde Adeyanju, Mrs Titilayo Adeyemi, Mr Temitayo Oluwatuyi, Hon. Fatai Olotu and Akindotun Olubunmi Owanikin Esq.
The new Special Advisers are : Hon Babatunde Kolawole and Hon Oyebo Aladetan.
Governor Akeredolu congratulated all the newly appointed persons for being selected out of the multitude of equally qualified citizens who are willing to serve diligently.
He said his administration has convinced the people of the State of his determination to always make them the centre of his decisions at all times.
He charged the newly appointees, particularly the Caretaker Committee Chairmen of local government Council, to consolidate on the achievements of his administration and that of their predecessors.
The Governor said the present government had been consistent in the implementation of its programme of redemption, pledging that he would not mismanage local government funds in the state.
He said “we have not departed from the path of steady, deliberate and purposeful development since inception of this administration in February 2017. We remain committed towards realising the full potential of our policy document.”
The governor said the main objective of his administration is to open the rural areas for development and community extension services.
“We have opened and upgraded roads through the Rural Access and Mobility Programme (RAMP). We are constructing 1 Km Asphalt Overlay roads in each of the 18 Local Governments”
“Public schools in all the LGAs in the State are being renovated massively. Over 700 of such have received attention from this government
“Our people now have more access to potable water and the assurance of inclusion in the activities of the government,” the governor said.