The newly appointed Council Managers of Local Council Development Areas in the state of Osun have been advised to be committed to duty and see their new positions as a call to service.
The Chairman, Local Government Service Commission, Elder Peter BABALOLA,stated this on Wednesday during a brief meeting with the out-going Heads of Local Government Administration and the newly appointed Council Managers held at the Multi -Purpose Hall of the Commission..
Elder BABALOLA, who was represented by Commissioner 1 of the Commission, Hon. Kehinde Olamolu said all council managers with effect from Thursday morning should report to the Heads of Local Government Administration of the council of the mother Local Council Development Area they are posted while urging all Heads of Local Government Administration to hand over government properties with them to the new council managers.
According to him, officers on Grade level 15 and above should remain in their various Local Government Areas and await further directives from the Commission.
Speaking earlier, the Commissioner II,Barrister Adebamgbe Omole, who commended the Heads of Local Government Administration for their performance urged the new council managers to take a cue from them saying in a bid to make a change and achieve result,new council managers must do things differently.
Also speaking, the Permanent Secretary of the Commission, Mr Dayo Olaluwoye stated that the major task before the new council managers is to generate revenue in the various local council development areas in order to increase their IGR.
While commending the State Governor for creating local council development areas in accordance to the yearnings and aspirations of the people, he charged the council managers to be focused and determined in facing the challenges ahead of them.