Grassroots Development: Ijebu Ode LG Boss Applauds Gov Abiodun
The Chairman, Transition Committee, Ijebu Ode Local Government, Engr. Olugbenga Olugbile, has commended the Governor of Ogun State, Prince Dapo Abiodun for his visionary leadership which has impacted positively on all the local governments in the state.
Olugbile gave the commendation at a reception held at the Millennium Hall, Itoro, Ijebu-Ode area of Ogun State on Thursday.
Olugbile in his keynote address commends Governor Abiodun’s giant strides on the development of infrastructures in the council area, especially on the construction of road networks within Ijebu-Ode Local Government area of the state.
Olugbile stressed further, saying the release of funds by the Governor, added to the IGR had greatly helped the local government in execution of people-oriented projects in the area.
Governor Abiodun who was represented by the Honourable Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Hon. Afolabi Afuape, appreciates the people of Ijebu Ode Local Government, for their support during 2019 general elections.
The commissioner noted, saying “This administration is ready and willing to make local governments in the state more viable, and not just a mere salary paying centres, but to get regular feedbacks from the residents of the state.
In the same vein, His Royal Highness, Oba (Engr.) A.S. Salisu, Lamodi of Isiwo also applauded Gov Abiodun and Engr Olugbile for putting an end to the darkness in the town; saying, 12 months of lack of electricity has now become a thing of the past.
The event showcases the presence of Honourable Commissioner for Physical Planning and Urban Development, Tpl. Tunji ODUNLAMI; Member, House of Representatives, Ijebu Federal Constituency, Hon. Korede OSUNSANYA, who was represented by Hon. S.T. ADARANIJO; Member, Ogun State House of Assembly, Ijebu Ode State Constituency, Hon. Kemi ODUWOLE; Special Adviser to the Ogun State Governor on Rural Development, Princess Peju SHOTE; Members of the Governor’s Advisory Council, Chief Foluso ELIAS and Chief ADERIBIGBE; former Transition Chairman, Ijebu Ode Local Government, ALHAJI SARUMI; the Area Commander, Ijebu Ode Police Area Command, who was represented by the Divisional Police Officer, Igbeba Division, CSP Musiliu DOGA; Iyaloja of Oke Aje Market, Alhaja KUFORIJI; Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Mr. Kola FAGBOHUN, and Directors from the Ministry; Political and Career functionaries of the local government led by the Secretary to Local Government, Dr. Amos OLUWO; and the Head of Local Government Administration, Dr. Adeolu OLUFOWOBI amongst others.
Certificates were presented to some of the trainees of the 2-week empowerment programme for the youths, while communication gadgets were also distributed to men of the So-safe Corps, to enhance their security operations.
Other projects commissioned by the commissioner are 500KVA Transformer at Isiwo; 500KVA Transformer at Imupa, Ijebu Ode; Shopping Complex at Arcade Ground; Shopping Complex at Oke Aje Market and Open Stalls at Abattoir Market, Yemule, Sabo among others.
- ‘Tope OYEKAN, Director, Information, Education and Sports,
Ijebu Ode Local Government.