Oyo Govt. Begins Training Programme For 351 Councilors, 33 Clerks Of LGC

The Government of Oyo State has Kick-started a training programme for three hundred and fifty one councilors and thirty three clerks of Local Government Legislative Councils.

The training is centered on good governance at the local government levels and effective replication of the Four Point Service Agenda of the Seyi Makinde administration.

Flagging off the training, the Special Adviser on Legislative matters to the Governor, Mr Samuel Adejumobi said the training was initiated to update them on the relevant laws and reforms of the federal and state governments, as well as  the Four Point Service Agenda of the Makinde’s administration.

He admonished them to truly represent the interest of their various communities and key into four pillars of this administration.

Also speaking at the event, the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Local Government and Chieftaincy Matters, Mr. Segun Ajekiigbe, maintained that the Ministry has put together a 3-day training to address a serious lacuna observed in the series of researches conducted on local government administration in Nigeria.

He charged the legislative arm in the local government system to work with their executive chairmen to bring a paradigm shift that would engender a workable strategic development plan at the council level.

Iyabo Adebisi

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