Gov. Oyetola directs LGC chairmen to droop Dubai journey to attend workshop

Gov. Gboyega Oyetola of Osun state has ordered council chairmen within the state to droop their deliberate international journey to Dubai for a workshop.

The directive is contained in a press release issued on Monday in Osogbo by Mr. Adeniyi Adeshina, the Chief Press Secretary to the governor.

In line with Oyetola, though the journey was permitted in 2018, embarking on similar this time isn’t auspicious.

The governor mentioned although it was fascinating to proceed to reveal authorities officers to capability constructing, the monetary state of affairs within the state at current didn’t allow such.

Oyetola, nevertheless, assured public officers within the state that they’d proceed to be given the good thing about coaching on the acceptable time because the monetary state of affairs of the state permits.

The Information Company of Nigeria (NAN) learnt that the chairmen of 68 Native Authorities Areas and Native Council Growth Areas have been billed to journey to United Arab Emirates for a 10-day workshop.

It was additionally gathered that preparations for the international journey began in the course of the administration of former Gov. Rauf Aregbesola, however was delayed until now attributable to lack of funds.

In the meantime, some Native Authorities staff within the state have counseled the governor for suspending the international journey.

A Senior Native Authorities workers in one of many Native Authorities Areas who spoke on the situation of anonymity mentioned, the directive of the governor suspending the journey, was commendable.

He mentioned the Native Authorities Chairmen have been solely excited by utilizing the journey to counterpoint their pockets and never for any critical workshop.

“I ponder why they need to journey to Dubai for a workshop when the identical workshop might be organized right here.

“I personally counseled the governor for giving the directive and I hope the cash for the journey might be used to do one thing significant,” he mentioned.

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