Ondo State Executive Council has announced the creation of 33 Local Government Development Areas (LCDAs) .
While briefing journalists after the state executive council meeting, the Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Sir. Charles Titiloye said a proposed bill to establish the 33 additional LCDA has been approved and to be sent to the state house of assembly for enactment.
Sir Charles Titiloye noted that as soon as the House of Assembly enacts the bill to become law, it will be assented to by Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu and full implemention of the 33 LCDA will commence.
The State Attorney General assured that the proposed 33 LCDA will share the same equal power and function with the existing 18 council areas once it becomes law and fully implemented.
Commissioner for local government and chieftaincy affairs, Amidu Takuro said the council approved the Olora of Ora Ajowa in Akoko North West and Onikan of Etikan in Ilaje council area.
Also, the commissioner for information and orientation, Bamidele Ademola Olateju said an implementation committee on palliative has been set up and very soon, the palliatives will be rolled out to the people of Ondo state.
The Information commissioner said the state government will continue to prioritize the welfare of the people in the 18 council areas.