In the past 24 months of Ondo State governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu-led administration, local government election has not been held, rather the 18 local government areas have been govern by caretaker chairmen, who served for 5-8 months before the governor reshuffled them. Though, the local government election was slated to hold last year, Dec 1st, 2018, but it didn’t hold owing to legal tussle. In this report, City People’s ADEOLA SHITTU brings you the list of the 18 local government chairmen who were inaugurated in December, 2018 and comprises 17 men and one woman. Enjoy
HON OTITO ATIKASE
This former House of Assembly member and a former Special Adviser Hon. Otito Atikase, is the Caretaker Chairman Ilaje local government area. This grassroots politician had his degree at Achievers University, Owo. He studied Computer and Information Science and he also attended Unity Secondary School, Ode- Aye. He had been in politics for a decade now.
HON PRINCE ODIMAYO GBADEBO,
Omooba Gbadebo hails from the Odimayo royal dynasty in Ode-Irele is the MD Resume concept international. During the last general elections, he was a House of Assembly aspirants on the platform of APC. Until his recent appointment as Irele Local Government Area Caretaker Chairman. He has display exemplary leadership quality and he is a grassroots politician, who is well connected with his people.
HON MRS MORENIKE ONUNKUN- ALAKA
She is, indeed, a woman of history as she is the first female to be appointed an executive chairman of Okitipupa local government area. Hon Mrs. Morenike Onunkun Alaka’s father was the Senator who represented the south senatorial district. She attended University of Ibadan and until her appointment, she was the Executive Director at Gender Equity and Development Initiative (GEDI) and she is also a member of Women for Equity & Fairness Orangisation of Nigeria (WEFON). She is passionate about human and Women rights.
HON IKUMAWOYI SAMUEL
He is a journalist-cum-politician who had his education at Nigeria Institute of Journalism and he had his secondary education at Community Grammar School at AramomiObu in Ondo state. He is the Caretaker Chairman Odigbo local government area.
HON MICHAEL AKINSUROJU
Hon Temidayo Akinsuroju is the Caretaker Chairman Ileoluji /Okeigbo local government area. He is a party person, who works for the progress of his party All Progressive Congress (APC).
HON OJO OMOLEWA
He is the Caretaker Chairman of Ese Odo local government area. He is passionate in delivery of the dividend of democracy to the people of Ese Odo at large.
HON EBENEEZER AKINSULIE
His appointment as the Ondo West local government caretaker chairman was said to be a well deserved appointment. He was a grassroots politician and a strong supporter of AKETI during the last governorship election.
HON AKINKUOTE AUGUSTINE
The Akinkuolie family is one of the prominent families in Ondo city. Hon Rafiu Akinkuote is the current Caretaker Chairman of Ondo East local government area.
HON BIYI AYANNUOLA
Talk of hardworking and vibrant young politician in the sunshine state and Hon Biyi Ayanuola’s name will be mentioned. He is a visionary leader who is concerned with the welfare of his community. He is the Caretaker Chairman of Idanre local government area.
HON GBENGA MICHAEL
Akure South local government council should be experiencing a new leadership style following the appointment of Hon (Mrs) Margret Atere as the Caretaker Chairman of the local government. She played a prominent role during the last Ondo state governorship election. She is very connected with the grassroots.
HON GABRIEL OGBESETORE
Hon Oluyede is the Caretaker Chairman of Akure North local government area. He is a grassroots politician and supporter of good governance.
HON ALEX OLADIMEJI
He is the caretaker chairman of Ifedore local government area. He is passionate in delivery of the dividend of democracy to the people.
HON ADEBAYO BENJAMIN
He is a vibrant politician who has passion to serve his community. He is the Caretaker Chairman who who is overseeing the affair of Owo local government area. He is from the popular Omoluka family in Ijebu-Owo.
HON AGBOOLA AJIKE
He is a vibrant politician who has passion to serve his community. He is the caretaker chairman of Ose local government area.
HON AUGUSTINE OLATUNJI
Hon Augustine Olatunjiis a native of Ikare Akoko in Akoko South West local government area. He is passionate for good governance and has earned the position of the Caretaker Chairman of his local government. He is well educated and informed.
HON RAFIU ENIAYEWU
He is a vibrant politician who has passion to serve his community. He is the caretaker chairman overseeing the affairs of Akoko North/East local government area.
HON. AYODELE AKANDE
This architect-cum-politician is the Caretaker Chairman of Akoko North/West local government area.
HON. YOMI BABATUNDE
Hon Yomi Babatunde is a businessman-cum-politician who has both his first degree and master’s in Business Administration at the Lagos state University, Lagos. He is a native of Isua Akoko in Akoko South/East Local Government area the same local government he is now the caretaker Chairman.