Osun State Governor, Mr. Rauf Aregbesola has disclosed that his administration will create new Local Government Areas before the end of this year.
Aregbesola said this while speaking at a town hall meeting with the people of Iwo/Ayedire and Ola-Oluwa federal constituency.
The governor also said that local government elections would be conducted in the state before the governorship election in the state in 2014.
“I can categorically tell you that for now, additional local government councils will spring up in the state,” Aregbesola said.
He added that before the governorship election next year, government would ensure that local government elections are conducted.
According to him, the report on the processes that had been followed in the exercise and bill for the creation of new councils would be released this month. The bill would be sent to the state House of Assembly, after which the assembly would call for a referendum, which would eventually culminate in the announcement of the new councils.