The twelve elected councillors of Oredo local government area of Edo state has commended the administration of the council chairman, Mr. Jenkins Osunde.
Led by the leader of the House, Ewansiha Jeffery, the councillors lauded the activities of the Osunde’s administration just as they described as mischevious recent media reports that they have fallen out with the chairman.
The house leader who led other members of the house on a solidarity visit to the council chairman also expressed admiration on Obaseki and commeded Osunde for complementing the governor in the council.
He said, “A section of the media and members of the public have been engaged in sensational exergeration of recent issues of contention between the chairman and the councillors. The allegations ascribed to the councillors against the chairman were outright creation of mischief makers who intent on creating crisis in Oredo local government area.
The Councillors said the areas of misunderstanding between them and the chairman have been cleared “and the contending issues consequently resolved” adding that the vision of Oredo people oriented democracy under the chairman, Hon Osunde will not be derailed.
“We stand firmly with the people oriented vision and aspirations of Governor Godwin Obaseki. We express full confidence in the leadership of our Chairman, Hon. Evbareke Osunde.
“Oredo will remain the standard bearer of Governor Obaseki ‘s progressive definition of grassroots democracy and service to the people . Internal and external ”enemies” of the council to desist from sowing seeds of discord and confusion in ”, our local government.