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The Ekiti State House of Assembly has successfully passed into law the bill for the creation of an additional 19 Local Council Development Areas (LCDAs), All Nigeria Latest News reports.

Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State had, on Tuesday, through his Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Wale Fapohunda, sent the bill to the house to add to the existing 16 council areas in the state.

The new 19 LCDAs are; Ado Central LCDA; Ado North LCDA; Ado West LCDA; Ajoni LCDA; Araromi LCDA; Ekameta LCDA; Ekiti South East LCDA; Ero LCDA; Gbonyin LCDA; Ifedara LCDA and Ifeloju LCDA.

Others include; Ifesowopo LCDA; Igbara-Odo/Ogotun LCDA; Ikere West LCDA; Ikole West LCDA; Irede LCDA ; Irewolede LCDA; Isokan LCDA and Okemesi/Ido-Ile LCDA.

Following the new creation, the state now has 35 council areas.

The executive bill was unanimously passed at Wednesday’s plenary presided over by the Speaker, Funminiyi Afuye.

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