The Executive Chairman of Surulere Local Government, Hon. Adegbite Isaiah has charged the newly sworn in councillors to think and put the local government first in the dealings.
The Chairman, who was accompanied by his wife, Mrs Victoria Adegbite, said this during the inauguration of the ten councillors and Vice Chairman.
The oath of office and allegiance was administered by the Director of Administration and General services, Mrs O. O Adewunmi.
Speaking shortly after he was sworn in, the Vice chairman, Hon. Maruf Gbadamosi, said he will give absolute support to the Chairman in his quest to bring even developments to the local area.
The newly sworn in Councillors were Hon. Olaniyi Sunkanmi ( Iyaoje ward 01), Hon. Suleiman Kazeem (Gambari ward02), Hon. Akinkunmi Alani (Iresaapa ward 03), Hon. (Mrs) Akani Mojirade (Arolu ward 04), Olawuyi Julius (Iresaadu ward 05).
Others were Hon. Oladeji Ezekiel (Iregba ward 06), Hon. Ibitoye Simeon (Iwofin ward 07), Hon. Alabi Kayode (Oko ward 08), Hon. Raji Isiaka (Ilajue ward 09), Hon. Tijani Jamiu(Mayin ward 10).
Also present at the inauguration were the local government workers; Head of Local Administration, Mrs Moji Thomas, Director of Administration and General services; Mrs O. O Olawunmi, Director of finance; Alhaji Adelabu, Director of works; Engr Rasheed Akanmu, Director of Education, Mrs Mojirade Alalade, Director of Agriculture and Natural Resources; Mr Owoade amongst others.
Amongst the prominent political leaders present were; the People’s Democratic Party Chairman in Surulere local Government; Elder Adeyeye Adebayo, Hon. Peter Oyetunji, Hon. Lasis Aworinde, Pastor Akande Zacchaeus, Hon. Mustapha Rasaq, Hon. Sanjo Ogunwoye, Hon. Idowu Popoola, amongst others.
The royal fathers present were HRH, Oba Elijah Olatunbosun; Elegbeda of Egbeda, HRH, Oba Adebayo Adetunji; Olubere of Ibere, amongst others.