*OJO LG.CELEBRATES THE ‘BEST COMMUNITY,’ ILUPEJU 2, COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATION IN LAGOS STATE*
Following the emergence of llupeju 2 Community Development Association as the ‘Best Community’, Community Development Association in Lagos State. The Executive Chairman, Hon. Rasulu Olusola Idowu (Mr.Project) organised a civic reception for the Community Development Committee and the winner at Local Government Secretariat yesterday.
Ilupeju 2 Community Development Association won 18- Seater Bus as the ‘Best Community’ in year 2022 Community Day organised by the Lagos State Government at the Police College Playing ground on Thursday.
The Executive Chairman commended Ilupeju 2 CDA for initiating and executed the construction of wooden bridge worth 3.5 Million that linked the Local Government to Otto Awori LCDA which earned them the ‘Best Community’ in Lagos State, noting that other Community Development Associations should emulate them as the Government cannot do it alone. He further appreciated the Governor of Lagos State, Mr Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu for the recognition and the gift.
The LG. Boss promised to construct borehole for the Community, so as to encourage them to contribute more to their community, reiterating that the local government shall continue to encourage active and committed Community Development Associations on their self help Projects to their Communities.
Earlier, the Community Development Committee Chairman, Alhaji Niyi Makinde thanked the Executive Chairman for his support and encouragement to the Community Development Associations, this was evident in the emergence of the Ilupeju 2 Community Development Association as the ‘Best Community’ in Lagos State, he then charged other Community Development Associations to contribute meaningfully to their Communities .
In his own contribution, the Chairman of Ilupeju 2 Community Development Associations, Elder Femi Akinloye also expressed deep appreciation to the Local and State Governments for the gift, adding that this would spur them to do more for the Community.
The presentation and handover ceremony of the bus was witnessed by the Vice Chairman, Hon.(Mrs.) Edna Uche Ubochi, Secretary to the Local Government, Hon. Babatunde Lawal Olorunfumi, Council Manager, Mrs Esther Yetunde Ajose, Councillors, Exco Members, Management Team, APC Apex Leader, Alhaji Raji Olorunfunmi, Alhaji Banire, Community Development Committee Exco Members and other stakeholders.