…Apatira Emerges House Leader
The Chairman of Ojodu Local Council Development Area, Mr David Odunmbaku, has sworn-in members of the council’s legislative arm.
It would be recalled that the elected chairmen and councillors were issued certificates of return on Tuesday, July 27, 2021, at the Lagos State Independent Electoral Commission (LASIEC) office, Yaba.
Among the newly sworn-in councillors from the six political wards of the council area are Hon Opeyemi Apatira, Hon Lekan Peters, Hon Bola Lawal, Hon Gbenga Opebi, Hon Iyanda Kazeem and Hon Olumide Akinade.
At the end of the swearing-in for the 5th legislative arm, nominations were made for the four positions in the House. The nomination for the four positions was accepted by the legislators without counter selection, all positions were filled according consensus arrangement.
Apatira and Peters emerged as Leader and Deputy Leader of the House while Lawal and Opebi were elected as Majority Leader and Chief Whip respectively.
While performing the ceremony, the Ojodu LCDA boss, enjoined the newly elected councillors to repose the enthusiasm of the electorate by making laws that would impact positively on the lives of the people.
The council boss noted that the task of bringing dividends of democracy to the people of the council area starts with the lawmakers.