The 20 local government chairmen in Ogun State are expected to hand over (vacate office) on Thursday, following the expiration of their three-year tenure.
Gov. Ibikunle Amosun held a valedictory meeting with the Chairmen in Abeokuta on Wednesday.
The meeting was also attended by the state Deputy Governor, Chief (Mrs) Yetunde Onanuga, House of Assembly Speaker, Suraj Adekunbi, state APC chairman, Alhaji Roqeeb Adeniji, and top party chieftains.
The governor thanked the chairmen for their services to the state and ordered them to hand over government property in their possession to their respective heads of local government administrationon Thursday
Speaking on behalf of the outgoing council chairmen, Hon. Rotimi Ramon of Ado-Odo/Ota Local Government Area, lauded the governor’s leadership style, which, according to him, had tremendously enhanced local government administration.
Ramon, who is the state chairman of Association of Local Governments of Nigeria (ALGON), however, called for urgent review of the revenue sharing formula to allow states and local governments have a fair deal.