Ikosi Isheri LCDA: Controversy over appointment of new Chairperson

There has been an uproar in Ikosi Isheri LCDA and Kosofe extension over the appointment of Mrs Muibat Balogun as the new Chairperson.

According to Kosofe Post findings the appointment is not statutory and its unknown to the Local Government Administration (Amendment) Law, 2016, and constitutional of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

The members of the community while commenting on the issue stated that they have not experienced such before in their LCDA, as they compare others past and present women who are in the same position as Mrs Sambiat that has never compromised their position.

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“The pioneer Executive Chairman of Agboyi Ketu lcda And the current Commissioner for Wealth Creation and Employment, Yetunde Arobieke was never reported committing such abuse of office and wastage of taxpayers money in the name of servicing chairperson office.

“All, The Current Executive chairman of Mainland Local Government, and Conference 57 Chairman, Honourable (Mrs) Essien Omolola and other female council Chairmen across the state never had creating such unconstitutional portfolio, he stated.

Where Samiat derived her special power to create such positions has continued to be a subject of debates in the last one year.

Birthday E- Card of Ikosi Isheri Lcda Chairperson, Samiat Bada Celebrating her young sister; separately appointed as Chairperson.

The Councilors saddled with the responsibility of checking the abuse of power; policy, programmes and projects executed and implemented by Executive Arm have since sacrificed good Governance on the attar of commitment and loyalty to the ruling Party, All Progressives Congress while Bada’s breached the Local Government Administrative Laws with impunity.

Furniture, allowance, sitting allowance and other allowances is said to be more important to the councilors than the infractions committed by Executive Arm led by Samiat rather than the overwhelming interest of the good people of Ikosi Isheri.

Kosofe Post gathered bad governance developments which has been drawn to the attention of the Lagos State House of Assembly and notable APC leaders.

However, everything seems to have been swept under the carpet.

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