Ogun Govt Tasks Local Councils Chairmen To Execute Projects Based On People's Needs - EDU-BIZNEWS


Sunday, May 12, 2024

Ogun Govt Tasks Local Councils Chairmen To Execute Projects Based On People's Needs

Ogun State Government has stressed the need for the chairmen in the 20 Local Governments across the state to always  implement capital projects based on the peoples needs, so as  to  improve the living standard of residents  at the grassroots.

The  State Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Hon. Ganiyu Hamzat, stated this during a monitoring exercise to Odeda Local Government Area of the state, to examine the level of execution of projects embarked upon few months ago, saying the Chairmen were the closest to the grassroots and should prioritise projects that would be beneficial to the citizens.

Hamzat who was represented by the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry, Dr. Rotimiolu Akinlesi,  noted that Chairmen in the LGAs were people’s representatives, strategically positioned to serve and execute sustainable projects that would be beneficial to all.

On his part, the Chairman, Odeda Local Government, Hon. Waliat Adeyemo, commended  Governor Dapo Abiodun for his support in implementing some projects, informing that the funds were judiciously utilised.

She reeled out some of the projects embarked upon to include, renovation of the Administrative Block, OLGHA Block, 20 Lockup shops at Kila, drilling of borehole at Otere-Ogunkola village at Olodo Ward 4, boreholes, construction of six Lockup shops at Obantoko, energisation of transformer at Obantoko, modern toilet facility at Fadage, Bode-Olude and grading of roads across the LGAs, among others.

In their separate remarks, the Baale Camp-Akinlagun, Chief Akanji Fatola, and the Babaloja Gbonogun, Chief Egbelani Mudashiru, commended government for the developmental projects which would reflect in the livelihood of the people.

 Commenting, a farmer at Otere-Ogunkola, Mr. Sola Ogunkola, appreciated the Chairman for the provision of boreholes, saying the gesture had solved the challenge of accessing water which would be a relief to people in the community.


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