The Caretaker Chairman of Saki West Local government, Hon. Mudasiru Eruobodo enlisted among the best performing local government chairmen in Oyo state.

The research was carried out by a highly reputable organization in the state code named Merit Communication.

Eruobodo was awarded based on development strides made over the past one years of being the caretaker chairman of Saki west local government.

This was contained in a statement released by the organization which reads;

“10 Local Government’ caretaker Chairmen in Oyo state will on Thursday 28th January be honoured for their outstanding performaces by Merit Communication.

“Merit Communications is an organization of high repute which has been monitoring and evaluating the activities of the democratic rule in Nigeria since the beginning of the 4th Republic.”

Mr Gbenga Ojedokun, The managing Director of the outfit in a statement explained that they arrived at their conclusion after conducting an opinion poll among Honourable members of the Oyo State House of Assembly based on their recently concluded tour of oversight function across all Local Government Areas and LCDAs in Oyo State.

According to him, After processing and analyzing the official data garnered from the questionnaire in addition to a thoroughly executed on-the-ground assessment,18 chairmen sail through but the list of the 10 successful awardees will be unveiled on the day of the event.

The organisation, maintained that the success of the House Members’ tour and its attendant realities should be demonstrably deployed to energise optimum performance of the appointed LGAs and LCDAs leaders with a view to: motivating the best performing LGAs and LCDAs to do more; encouraging other LGAs and LCDAs who did not make the list to better performance, inculcate the culture of commending our elected leaders when they performed well and to inform the good people of Oyo State about the revolution going on at the grassroots level of governance.

The award ceremony which comes up on Thursday, 28 January, 2021 at 11:00 am in the International Conference Centre, University of Ibadan, will be crowned with a lecture on ‘Local Government Development and Administration’ to be delivered by a reputable scholar from the University of ibadan

The organisation is employing  however commended, Engr. Seyi Makinde, Executive Governor, Oyo State for creating an enabling environment for growth and development at the grassroots. While in the same vein, eulogising the Honourable Speaker Debo Ogundoyin and the entire honorable members, Oyo State House of Assembly for their support towards the success of this project.

Present at the event was town and gown from Saki West local government which include Honorable representing the Local government at State House of Assembly, Hon. Femi Julius, The Oyo North Senatorial Chairman of PDP, Alh. Waheed Oluwakemi, The Chairman Oyo Ruwasa, Hon. Najeem Omirinde and other Career officers from Local government.

In his post award remarks, Eruobodo said the award was a challenge to do more and right from onset he has determined to move Saki to the greater height which he will never desist from doing.


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