By Mosope Kehinde

Oyo State House of Assembly has directed all Chairmen across the 33 Local Government and 35 LCDA’s in the State to return all the faulty earth moving equipment outside their domains to their various council’s Secretariat.

This formed part of recommendations on a report presented by Chairman, Local Government on Chieftaincy Matters and State Honours, Mr. Akintunde Olajide

Mr. Olajide revealed that many earth  moving equipment at the Local Government and LCDA’s such as Tractors , Excavators cat, D6 Bulldozers , Lowbed Trailers and others that are not functional are still serviceable or need repairs for proper usage across the Local Governments. 

The House has however urged the Executive Arm of Government, through the Ministry of Local Government to coordinate the repair of all serviceable earth moving equipment in all Local Government and LCDA’s as a matter of urgency.

In the same vein , the House also directed its Committee on Local Government to meet with all Stakeholders and set the machinery in place to consider the increment of monthly take home of all the Ad – Hoc staff of the Local Government areas  in the State.

It advocated an increase from Seventeen thousand naira to Thirty-five thousand naira in order to enable them cope with the economic realities in the country. 


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