The Lagos State Commissioner For Local Government and Community Affairs, Dr Wale Ahmed has commended the Chairman of Ikosi-Isheri Local Council Development Area, Princess Samiat Abolanle Bada, for the giant strides her administration has recorded in the last seven months in the area of provision of people oriented projects in the council area, reports The Gazelle News.com.
The Commissioner gave the commendation on Saturday, 15 August, 2020 when he led principal officials of the ministry to the council, on an inspection tour of projects executed by the present administration.
Dr Ahmed submitted after the completion of the inspection exercise that the people of Ikosi-Isheri LCDA are lucky to have Princess Bada as the chairman of the council, judging from the fact that, she has demonstrated through the various projects executed by her administration since assumption of office that the well-being of the people is very important to her.
The Commissioner specifically commended the first female chairman of Ikosi-Isheri for efforts made by her to give facelift to some link roads within the council, adding that the rehabilitated roads will easen the pain often experienced by motorists on such roads before they were rehabilitated.
Dr Ahmed concluded that the giant strides recorded by Princess Bada is worthy of emulation by other councils chairmen in the state.
In her brief remarks, the Ikosi Isheri LCDA boss informed the Commissioner and other officials that the modest achievements recorded by her administration in the last seven months are in conformity with the campaign promises of the All Progressives Congress (APC), the political party under which platform she is running the affairs of the council.
She added that she is also taking a cue from the Governor of Lagos State, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, who in the last 15 months has transformed Lagos into a city of infrastructural rebirth.
Princess Bada expressed appreciation to the commissioner for recognising her efforts aimed at improving the well-being of residents of the council.
The council chairman and members of her executive committee, the council’s legislators and management had earlier led the commissioner and his team to inspect some of the projects.
The projects inspected include: the multi million naira three storey office complex under construction at the council secretariat, the newly established customary court at the council secretariat and the newly purchased nine utility vehicles.
Other projects inspected are: completed roads such as Ademola Osinowo,Yekini Aromolate, Olayemi Odutayo,Jamiu Balogun and Femi Oguns.
The Commissioner and his team rounded up the inspection tour with a visit to Jakande Fruits Market which is undergoing reconstruction and modernisation.
Some of the officials who accompanied the Commissioner on the inspection tour to the council are: the Senior Special Assistant to the Governor on Local Government and Community Affairs, Prince Toheeb Olusola Olusi; the Director, Community Affairs in the ministry, Mrs Sherifat Ewumi Dosunmu; the Director, Local Government Administration, Mr Rasak Amodu; and the Director, Public Affairs, Mrs Bisi Olufuwa.