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Ajimobi, govt officials to engage stakeholders in town hall meetings

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THE Oyo State government has resolved to regularly engage relevant stakeholders in town hall meetings to deliberate on issues relating to economy, security, social infrastructure of the state.
According to Secretary to the State Government, Mr Olalekan Alli, in a statement, the meetings to hold on a quarterly basis is geared towards conveying government’s plans, policies, efforts, and actions taken to surmount the various challenges faced by the state.
Alli who noted that Governor Abiola Ajimobi, alongside other top government functionaries, will be involved in the discourse, urged all stakeholders to prepare to bring up ideas that will enhance socioeconomic development of the state.
“As a matter of policy there will be public engagements with a focus on issues such as security of lives and property; social and infrastructural services, such as health, water supply, roads, energy, education and the environment.
“The discourse will also centre on the economy/finance, including internally generated revenue, salaries and pensions, as well as the welfare of the citizenry, including workers.
“To this end, all heads of ministries, departments and agencies, including commissioners and permanent secretaries shall formally hold a briefing and interactive session with their respective members of staff once in a month.
“All local government chairmen and heads of local government administration are advised to formally hold a briefing and interactive session with their respective members of staff once a month. They should also engage the citizenry in a town hall meeting once a quarter,” Alli said