In what seems like the democracy obtained in the ancient Greek-city states where governance is people-driven through effective interaction and input into the process of decision making, the same can be said of what happened at the PA Olabitan Marriage Registry of Oshodi- Isolo Local Government which was full to the brim as the youths of the Oshodi-Isolo Local converged in an interactive discussion with the Chairman of the local government.
Hon.Idris Bolaji Muse appreciated the youths of the local government for the tremendous support his administration’s has been enjoying while he assured them of intensifying effort in consolidating on the achievements recorded so far.
According to him, " A day like this becomes imperative in the annals of the council which an avenue to strengthening governance and involvement of the youths.
"The youth remain the viable integral of part of every nation and community and for development to take, they must be well involved as injecting modernization and bringing of monumental change to the old order remain with them.
"It is on this note with the value Oshodi Youths possess this gathering to become a realty.
"I have called on you for us to talk on how to move Oshodi better through your input which I am sure would be achieved”.
The interactive discussion tagged: “A day with the Mayor”, commenced with the exhibition of the giant strides achieved in the course of the mandate renewal of Hon. Idris Bolaji Muse Ariyoh since 22nd July, 2019 to date.
The youths were taken on a journey with laudable projects and policies implemented by the local government towards bringing good governance closer to the people as the real essence for the third tier of government.
The business of the day got to the peak when the floor was declared opened for questioning on the state of governance at the local level while many areas where the government is lagging were highlighted.
The issue of infrastructure remains the real cogent sector the government was asked to beam its light in changing the narration likewise education as some of the schools within the community are said not to be conducive for learning among other challenges noted.
The chairman in his response stated that the local government has been facing challenges impeding the government of living above expectations while giving further assurance of working out of the box to meet the yearnings and agitations of the people.