Kwara State Deputy Governor, Mr Kayode Alabi has inaugurated the Transition Implementation Committee, TIC Chairmen of the Sixteen Local Government areas of the state with a charge to be prudent, transparent, accountable and fair to all.
Alabi who performed the inauguration ceremony at the Council Chamber, Government House in Ilorin explained that the TICs have been appointed by Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq to hold forth pending election into the Local Councils within shortest possible time.
A press release signed by the Chief Press Secretary to the Deputy Governor, Modupe Joel stated that Alabi enjoined the appointees to justify the confidence reposed in them by government by working assiduously to engender sustainable development at the grassroots.
Quoting the Deputy Governor, the statement read: “These appointments thrust upon you the responsibility to galvanise our Local Government Areas for sustainable development in the grassroots. This administration is concerned about deplorable conditions of socioeconomic development across the local government areas.
“It is important that you all build public trust by being accountable, prudent, transparent, fair to all and key into the various policies and programs of the government for maximum benefit of the people at the grassroots.”
The Deputy Governor also charged the TIC Chairmen to prioritize their workers salary and the overall wellbeing of the people within the available resources.
Responding on behalf of the Committee, Honourable Asonibare who is the TIC Chairman of Ifelodun Local Government Area appreciated the government for the confidence reposed in them and pledged to leave up to the expectations.
The newly inaugurated TIC chairmen are Hon Jare Olatundun; Offa, Hon Victor Gbenga Yusuf; Oke-Ero, Hon Jide Ashonibare; Ifelodun LG, Hon AbdulGafar Tosho; Ilorin West, Hon Abdulrasheed Lafia; Baruten, Hon Isiaka Alikinla; Moro, Hon Timothy Olatunde Fadipe; Isin and Hon Muhammed Aliyu; Edu.
Others are Hon Kehinde Boyede; Ekiti, Hon Dr. Waheed Ibrahim; Oyun, Hon Jide Oyinloye; Irepodun, Hon Sulaiman Gado; Kaima, Hon Gani Saadu; Asa and Hon Ayobami Seriki; Ilorin East.
The TICs for Ilorin South and Patigi Local Government Areas are yet to be inaugurated136