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Ekiti State Governor, Mr Biodun Oyebanji has stressed the importance of Town unions to strategic grassroots development and inclusive governance .

Speaking during a meeting with Presidents of all Town Unions across the State in Ado Ekiti ,the Director General ,Office of Community Communications, Mrs Mary Oso Omotoso said that Governor Oyebanji recognizes the pivotal role of town unions in community decision-making ,effective project implementation and grassroots communication hence the appointment of a Special Assitant on Town Unions and Association Matters .

The DG who shared information about some of the achievements of the Governor Oyebanji led administration noted that the Governor has been executing projects that are community- driven and directly impact the people at the grassroots .

Reiterating the commitment of Governor Oyebanji to grassroots development, Mrs Omotosho said the target is to foster strong relationships with the town unions for effective grassroots communications and promote sustainable development initiatives tailored towards local communities.

Mrs Omotoso hinted that the Office of Community Communications will also collaborate with the Unions to promote major town festivals and community Day celebrations noting that this would not only foster unity in the community but also boost the internally generated revenue of the Local Councils .

In their remarks,Mr Adeniyi Kayode from Ido Ekiti and Ajewole Oladele from Ilemeso Ekiti appreciated Governor Oyebanji for his leadership style of running an all-inclusive government and involving the grassroots for more development in their various communities

Present at the meeting were , SA Town Unions and Association,Hon. Femi Andero, SSA Grassroot Communications (North) ; Hon. Moshood Lawal ‘Bamayi’, SSA Community Communications (South) ; Hon. Busayo Adewusi, SA Mobilization; Hon. Obayemi Dolapo,and SA Governor’s Office; Hon. Toyin Tuase.

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