The newly elected councillors of Orolu Local Government Council Area, Ifon-Osun have unanimously elected their principal officers among all the parliamentarians that represent the whole 10 wards constituting the council.
The event was held on Tuesday at the local government Secretariat headquarters in Ifon Osun and witnessed by traditional rulers, Chiefs, religion leaders, party leaders and members, market men and women, and the local government officials.
Prince Adekunle Benson from ward 10 was elected by the Parliamentarians as the Chairman of the council, while Adekola Toyin from ward 3 was elected the Vice-chairman and they were sworn-in in the presence of the Clerk of the House, Mr. Afonja R A.
Other principal officers of the Parliament that were sworn in were; Rafiu Abiodun Durodola from ward 3 as the leader of the house, Ganiyu Isiaka from ward 7 as the deputy leader, while Jamiyu Fatai Kayode from ward 8 was elected to be the Supervisor for Orolu Administrative Office in Diisu Ayekale.
While delivering his speech, the Chairman, Prince Adekunle Benson appreciated Governor Rauf Aregbesola and the state leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) led by Prince Gboyega Famodun and Alh. Rasak Salinsile for giving him the opportunity, promising them that he would not let them down.
Benson then promised the entire people of the council that the six-point integral action plans of the Aregbesola administration would be adopted and total transformation and unprecedented developmental projects would be experienced and witnessed in the nooks and crannies of the council.
He said his administration has planned to assiduously work on good roads, clean environment, standard market, waterways, electricity, potable water, food security, total empowerment, Agriculture, Security, Health, Education, Wealth creation, poverty alleviation and many more.
He then sought the cooperation and support of the members of the Parliament and Civil servants, assuring that the administration would operate an open door policy and welcome suggestions and ideas that will assist in the development of the council.
According to him, “we need to work assiduously by tapping every available Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) base due to the local government to complement both the federal and state allocations”.