Local government administration is the closest to the grass root, hence
a lot of expenctation elicited from the masses of the society for the
local Government councils in the state to improve the quality of their lives.
The State has now 57 local government councils.

On chieftaincy matters, the Ministry of Loal Government and Chieftaincy
Affairs co-ordinated the election, presentation of certificate and staff of
office, as well as the instalation of Oba Osuolale Babatunde Aremu Akiolu I,
as the Oba of Lagos, as well as other obas and chiefs in the State. The
Ministry through the Chieftaincy Department also regulary convened the
monthly meetings of the State Council of Trafitional Rulers, a forum where
the needs of Royal fathers including remuneration, palace development,
resolution of rifts between chiefs, baales and obas, as well as stem in the
bud brewering crisis in their various domain. List of personalities slated for
chieftaincy titels and obas or bales were also submitted and discussed.