Lagos Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu Eulogizes The Giant Strides Of Ikosi-Isheri LCDA Chairman, Samiat Abolanle Bada, Commissions Road Projects, Customary Court, Others.

The Commissioning.

The Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has commended the Chairman of Ikosi-Isheri Local Council Development Area, Princess Samiat Abolanle Bada for all the people oriented projects she has executed in the council since her assumption of office, charging her not to rest on her oars, but to continue her developmental strides in making sure the life of her citizens are touched from all angles.

The Governor gave the commendation at the commissioning of projects executed by the Chairman for the people of Ikosi-Isheri, commending her for being a role model through her performance since she was sworn in January 2020.

Represented by the Commissioner for Local Government and Community Affairs, Dr Wale Ahmed, the Governor inaugurated a number of projects delivered for the people by the chairman to uplift their living standard which included, five new roads, a customary court located inside the council secretariat and seven operational vehicles.

Mayoress Bada.

Dr. Wale Ahmed who was accompanied to the occasion by leaders of the party, including two members of the Governor's Advisory Council (GAC), Prince Muyiwa Sosanya and Alhaji Mutiu Are, the GAC Secretary said that the All Progressives Congress (APC) have been delivering and would continue to deliver dividends of democracy to people across all the local governments and council development areas in the state, with particular reference to Ikosi-Isheri LCDA, whose Chairman according to the Commissioner has performed beyond his expectation, haven been sworn in early this year.

He commended her for all the projects executed which according to him, would uplift Ikosi-Isheri LCDA and make life more meaningful for the people there, charging them come out enmasse and vote for candidates of the party, Tokunbo Abiru and Femi Saheed for the vacant Lagos East Senatorial District as well as the Kosofe 11 seat at the Lagos State House of Assembly respectively during the Bye-election of Saturday, October 31st, 2020. 

Speaking further, the representative of the Governor, Wale Ahmed said "That we would beat all other contestants is not in doubt, but we are appealing to you to come out in large numbers and vote massively for our party so that all those people would be so shocked and embarrassed that they would think twice before coming out to contest any election in the state in the future". 

On her part, the Executive Chairman of Ikosi-Isheri LCDA, Mrs. Samiat Bada said the projects inaugurated were started and completed during the COVID-19 pandemic, and they are, Ademola Osinowo, Alhaji Yekini Aromolate, Olayemi Odutayo, Alhaji Jamiu Balogun and Femi Ogun streets, the first customary court located inside the council secretariat and seven operational vehicles.

She went further to highlight other achievements of her administration which include the ongoing remodeling of Ikosi market, ongoing construction of the ultra modern three storey office complex at the council secretariat, distribution of monthly food packages to widows and aged citizens with the distribution of COVID-19 food palliatives to all categories of residents of the LCDA.

My work here wouldn’t have been this smooth without the immense support of chieftains of the party in the LCDA she said, especially the executive members, elected councilors, management and staff, whose support, loyalty, sacrifice and dedication to duties must not go unmentioned.                                         

Other dignitaries who attended the commissioning ceremony were, the Executive Chairman of Agboyi-Ketu LCDA, Mayor Dele Osinowo, his counterpart in Shomolu Local Government, Hon. Abdul Hameed Salau Dulla, the Onikosi of Ikosi,Oba Samuel Alamu Oloyede, Onishangisha of Shangisha, Oba Jamiu Lawal, APC party chairman in Ikosi-Isheri LCDA, Chief Sunday Loogun Jegede, the Commissioner, Lagos State Audit Service Commission, Alhaja Kafilat Ogbara, Chairperson of the Council, Mrs Muyibat Balogun, former Executive Secretary of the council, Alhaji Afolabi Kazeem, religious, community and market leaders, among others.