Serniabat Sadiq won the Barisal City Corporation election by a large margin, defeating his nearest rival BNP contestant
Newly-elected mayor of Barisal City Corporation Serniabat Sadiq Abdullah has taken the oath of office.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina administered the oath at a ceremony held at Shapla Hall of her office on Monday, reports UNB.
Local Government Division Senior Secretary Dr Zafar Ahmed Khan conducted the oath-taking ceremony.
Later, 30 newly-elected councillors of general wards and 10 female councillors of the reserved seats of Barisal City Corporation were also sworn in at the same venue.
Local Government, Rural Development and Cooperatives Minister Khandker Mosharraf Hossain administered the oath to the councillors.
On July 30, Serniabat Sadiq won the Barisal City Corporation election by a large margin; defeating his nearest rival BNP contestant Mujibur Rahman Sarwar.