As part of its humanitarian commitments directed at helping Nigeria’s health sector, Charis Family International Church, Mokola, Ibadan, in collaboration with Handcraft’d Luv, recently made a donation of medical equipment Adeoyo Maternity Teaching Hospital, Yemetu, Oluyoro Catholic Hospital, Oke-Ofa, and Mokola Community Health Centre, Mokola, all in Ibadan. Read More… FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email
HOURS after the Oyo House of Assembly warned that no unconfirmed person should parade himself as Caretaker Chairman in the state, 54 confirmed Chairmen received their letters of appointment on Wednesday. Read More… FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email
I want to ask the Oyo State government, under the leadership of Senator Abiola Ajimobi, to help us repair and dredge the Aworere river in our community. Aworere is the only river linking about six communities, namely Aba elesin, Oho, Jankata, Kuola, Idi Obi and Aba Bola, together in Omi -Ido Local Council Development Area (LCDA) of Oyo State. In September 2016, following a heavy downpour, about 50 buildings were devastated in the community. Our cows, goats, sheep and fish ponds were swept away by the flood. The usual minor repairs being carried out by resident themselves no longer yield...
Debate over a bill to approve the creation of 35 Local Council Development Areas (LCDAs) in Oyo State commenced, on Tuesday, with some members of the state House of Assembly expressing dissatisfaction at the allocation of LCDAs to their zones. Deliberating on the bill for the further amendment of the local government law 2002, members also raised concerns about funding of the new LCDAs and harmonisation of boundaries. Read More FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email
THE All Progressives Congress (APC), Oyo State chapter, has challenged Accord Party, as well as other opposition elements against the implementation of the law creating Local Council Development Areas (LCDA) to seek redress in the court rather than resort to self-help or make any attempt to mislead the public over the issue. The party made this known in a statement issued in Ibadan by its Director of Publicity and Strategy, Olawale Sadare, stating that “it was unfortunate that some individuals or groups would throw decorum into the winds and kick against a people-oriented plan of action which implementation was long overdue...
Dusting the 2002 Oyo State gazette on local government creation, Governor Abiola Ajimobi has approved the creation of 35 Local Council Development Areas (LCDAs) in addition to the existing 33. In effect, 14 LCDAs are to be created in Ibadan zone, eight in Oke- Ogun area, seven in Ogbomoso, while four LCDAs was approved for Oyo and two for Ibarapa zone. Read More FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email
Chief of Staff to the Oyo State Governor, Dr Gbade Ojo, has averred that the recent approval of the creation of 35 local council development areas (LCDAs) in the state would neither increase the cost of local government administration nor hamper the conduct of local government election. Ojo, who argued that the creation of LCDAs was not an expansion of geographical size of the state, said the newly created LCDAs would generate revenue to survive, coupled with the Federal Government allocation to local governments. Read More FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email
The process of creating Local Council Development Areas (LCDAs) in Oyo State has commenced. This followed the state assembly’s adoption of a motion seeking the creation of local council development areas across the state. Member representing Surulere/Ogo Oluwa constituency, Honourable Peter Oyetunji, who moved the motion held that the creation of two or three LCDAs from the current 33 local governments would ensure more even development in the different localities of the state. Read More FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email
The Oyo State government is considering creating local council development areas, in addition to the 33 local government areas in the state. According to a top source close to the government, there have been pressures mounted by some elders of the state from all the geo-political zones on the governor to consider the creation of council areas, so as to accelerate developments in the state. According to the source, the state government had, about a year ago, commenced the process of creating the councils but had to abandon it due to political pressure. By the time the idea of crating...