Ondo state house of Assembly has assured the people of Ilaje and Eseodo local governments of equitable distribution of developmental projects in the oil producing areas of the state.
The Speaker, Bamidele Oleyelogun gave the assurance during an interface with Eseodo rights vanguard, federation of ugbo youth and management of Ondo state oil producing areas development commission OSOPADEC at the assembly complex in Akure.
Following the complaints written by Eseodo rights vanguard which held a peaceful protest at OSOPADEC on the recent recruitment exercise, the house deem it fit to meet with the warring parties on the need for peace to reign in the mandate areas.
Receiving the people into the assembly complex ,the speaker, Bamidele Oleyelogun in his remark emphasized on the need for the people to give peace a chance in the mandate areas for more progress and development.
Oleyelogun who was represented by the majority leader of the house, Jamiu Maito implored the aggrieved parties to be calm assuring the
m of fairness and equity of dividends of democracy especially as regards the current recruitment into OSOPADEC.
The chairman house committee on OSOPADEC, Prince Abayomi Akinruntan noted that the committee will continue to interact with them in ensuring that everyone has a sense of belonging in the process.
The president, Eseodo rights vanguard, Eric yanyangbini as well as the president of federation ugbo youth, Mr Gbenga demehin who relayed their complaints to the house urged the house to address the imbalance in the recruitment exercise.
The permanent secretary OSOPADEC, Mr victor koledoye assured of the commission’s readiness to be fair in the recruitment exercise adding that more people oriented projects are underway for the people of the mandate areas .