Written by Adepote Ariwojobe
Ikorodu (Lagos State), – The Chairman of Ikorodu Local Government, Mr. Wasiu Adesina, on Wednesday presented official cars to councilors representing all wards in the area and some council staff.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Adesina gave cash and food items worth 2.5 million naira to widows and the elderly.
The recipients received N10,000 each along with a food package containing rice, bean curry and groundnut oil.
Speaking at the induction ceremony, Adesina thanked the people of the local government for their steadfast support to his administration.
He called for continued support to deliver more democratic dividends.
Adesina said the cars gifted to the staff by the councilors were meant to facilitate the movement to bring good governance to the people.
“Today, 100 widows and elderly people will go home with food items worth one million naira and one million five hundred naira as part of the ongoing empowerment programme,” he said.
The governor, Mr. Babajide, thanked Sanwo-Olu State for its projects, including in Ikorodu State.
He urged the residents to vote for the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidates in the next general elections for more democratic dividends.
He warned residents of Ikorodu to shun all forms of violence for peace and make the area attractive to investors.
On some of his achievements in office, Adesina said his administration built a drainage system at Sabo market and repaired roads around the market.
He also said that office furniture has been provided to the executive staff of the council.
Other achievements listed include the renovation of Adesina council offices, the lighting of the Sabo cemetery, the distribution of General Certificate of Examination (GCE) and Jamb forms to 100 deserving students in Ikorodu, and the handing over of 200 customized school bags containing 10,000 exercise books. .
He also disclosed that his administration has gifted patrol cars to security agencies in Ikorodu to improve operational efficiency.
“As you can see, this administration has done a lot, and with your support, we will do more for our people.
“Our indefatigable Governor Sanwo-Olu has done very well and rapidly developed Lagos State not only as a center of excellence but also in terms of good democratic governance and dividends.
“I am asking you all to vote for our party’s presidential candidate, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu. If he comes out, everyone will enjoy it,” he said.
Council Secretary Mr. Latif Afini also commended the council chairman for the gesture as he got an official car.
He promised that the legislative and executive staff would work together to support his administration to ensure good governance for the people of Ikorodu.(NAN)