Update your financial records – Ogun assembly tasks LGs
Segun Ayinde, Abeokuta
The Ogun State House of Assembly has challenged administrative heads of local governments, especially accounting officers, to step up measures in updating financial records of their revenue and expenditure.
The Assembly made the challenge through its committee on local government and chieftaincy affairs led by Hon. Bolanle Ajayi, during the budget assessment on local government councils at the Assembly Complex, One-Mosan, Abeokuta, the state capital.
The committee directed the management teams of Yewa South and Ogun Waterside local government areas, should re-present the records of their budget performance to capture and reflect all budget heads, especially revenue and recurrent expenditure between January and June, 2021.
It praised the budget performance of Ado-Odo/Ota, Yewa South, Ogun Waterside and Imeko/Afon local government areas as presented by their respective heads of local government administration (HOLGA), implored them to always give priority to the core needs of the people, especially health services.
Other lawmaker in the committee included Abdulbashir Oladunjoye, Ganiyu Oyedeji, Damilola Soneye, Sikiratu Ajibola, Solomon Osho, Yusuf Adejojo charged the councils to complement the state government development programmes at the grassroot level.
Earlier in their respective presentations, the HOLGA of Ado-Odo/Ota, Dr Daniel Adesanya and his counterpart from Imeko/Afon, Mr. Badejoko Taiwo highlighted the projects executed by their councils for the benefit of residents.