Oyo State Governor, ‘Seyi Makinde, has urged the 32 newly-elected chairmen of local government councils in the state to replicate the people-oriented policies and good governance being implemented at the state level at the grassroots.
The governor, who spoke on Monday at the swearing-in ceremony of the chairmen, held at the House of Chiefs Secretariat, Ibadan, congratulated them and admonished them to make the people at the grassroots feel their presence in terms of development and good governance.
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A statement by the Chief Press Secretary to the governor, Mr Taiwo Adisa, quoted the governor as saying that the chairmen must bear in mind that they would be held accountable at the end of their tenure.
The oath of office was administered to the chairmen by the Chief Judge of the state, Justice Munta Abimbola, at the event attended by top government and party functionaries.
The ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) won all the 32 chairmanship seats in the local government election held on Saturday.