Osogbo - Gov Rauf Aregbesola of Osun State has announced the creation of 31 new Local Council Development Areas ( LCDAs) in the state
The governor stated this Tuesday in a state broadcast to the people of the state.
He said additional 31 Local Council development Areas, 3 area councils and two administrative offices were created.
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The governor said his administration would make judicious use of its revenues in a way that increasing the number of councils will least constitute any financial burden.
Speaking on why the state was creating more councils at a time of financial challenges, the governor said his administration had given the decision sufficient consideration, and had put in place measures to cut cost.
He added that the responsibilities of the new councils include bringing development to the people, managing the markets, generating more revenue, amongst others.
- News 24