PDP to Aregbesola: Stop creation of 39 new councils

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The Peoples Democratic Party has advised Osun State Governor, Mr. Rauf Aregbesola, to suspend his plans to create additional 39 local council development areas.
The Director of Media and Strategy of the PDP in Osun State, Mr. Diran Odeyemi, gave this advice in a statement in Osogbo on Sunday.
According to the opposition party, the situation on the ground now does not call for creation of new councils when the existing ones are suffering from underfunding and could not make positive impact on the lives of the people at the grassroots.
The statement partly read, “The reality in Osun calls for serious planning because the economy of the state now or even in near future cannot cope with 69 local government councils when the state could not generate fund to develop the existing 30 councils.
“This is a poorly conceived idea lacking the understanding and needs of the people of…

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