By Adeyemi Olalemi for Ketu Breeze Newspaper
The Chairman of Ikosi Isheri Local Council Development Area, Hon. Engr. Abdulfatai Ayedele Oyesanya has presented his score-card in the last three years as Chairman of the LCDA. Oyesanya made the presentation during a Stakeholders’ Summit on the 2014 budget for Ikosi Isheri Local Council Development Area.
The Summit which was held at the council secretariat was aimed at involving all stakeholder in the council in the budget process as the summit was attended by Councillors, Executive Committee Members, The Council Manager, Head of Units and Departments, Oba of Ikosi, Baales, Community Development Associations (CDAs), Political Leaders, religious leaders, Market men and women and Private Sector representatives.
Hon. Oyesanya, in his speech, highlighted the series of projects that have been embarked upon by his administration. Some of the outlined projects are:
Free medical care for over 20,000 people
Engagement of sixty (60) street mangers to keep the roads clean
Rehabilitation of eight roads in less than one year in office
The grading of nine roads in less than one year
Distribution of free school uniforms, school bags, school sandals to pupils in all primary schools of the local council development area
Installation of new transformers at Dairo street, Ikosi – Ketu
Construction of culvert at Omojuwa Estate, Mile 12
Renovation of Oba Ikosi Palace
Rehabilitation of Olatunji, Olaleye street and Olowora roads
Installation of transformer at Mile 12, Maro Junction
100,000 monthly assistance for community development area for self-help project
Support for state programmes
15 million Naira poverty alleviation program to one hundred citizens of Ikosi – Isheri LCDA
Also among the projects is the Ikosi-Isheri three storey office complex which is under construction.
The Chairman thanked the Executive Governor of Lagos State, Babatunde Raji Fshola (SAN) for his giant strides towards sustainable democracy in all the 20 Local Governments and 37 Local Council Development Areas of the State.
Oyesanya is expected to present the budget of the Council for 2014 fiscal year in February, 2014.
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