Sanwo-Olu restated the position of the state government on Tuesday when he spoke with newsmen in Ikeja, Lagos.
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At an induction organised for them by the Ministry of Local Government and Community Affairs, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu enjoined them to prioritise result-oriented programmes that will address poverty and accelerate good governance at the grassroots.
The State Government also expressed government’s displeasure at the disobedience to the Transport Sector Reform Law 2018, which restricts the operations of commercial motorcycles riders known as Okada and driving against traffic, known as one way driving.
Correspondents of the News Agency of Nigeria who monitored the election report that there was a low turnout of voters at some polling units.
Council polls hold in Lagos State on Saturday to elect chairmen and councillors in the 20 Local Government Areas and 37 Local Council Development Areas.
Steve Ayorinde, the state’s Commissioner for Information and Strategy, in a statement on Sunday said the restriction of movement would be enforced between 8am and 2pm.
It would be recalled that the State Assembly’s sitting on June 16, 2016 discussed a motion bothering on the creation of LCDAs
The 18 new council areas are to operate as Local Council Development Areas pending the concurrence of the National Assembly, which would accord them the status of full fledged local government councils