The Ogun State Government has identified communities across the 20 Local Government Areas (LGAs) of the State in need of transformers for immediate distribution, installation and energisation, saying the essential duty of government is to provide the communities with basic amenities.
Commissioner For Community Development and Cooperatives, Hon. Abayomi Hunye made this known during a meeting with stakeholders of Community Development Associations (CDAs) in Ikenne LGA, as part of his familiarisation and inspection tour of all council areas of the State.
Hon. Hunye, in the company of stakeholders and leaders of Ikenne community inspected Idotun, Oyemuti, Ogere Toll gate, Tiwa New Town, and Palace of Onirolu of Irolu that would be receiving the transformers in the LG and the locations for their installation, emphasising the need for CDAs to make their needs known to government for support where and when necessary.
Speaking earlier, the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry, Mr. Fatai Ogunlana said ‘’better days are here for communities across the State, as there is a symbiotic relationship between the Community Development Associations and government’’.
In his remark, the Chairman, Ikenne Local Government, Hon. Olusegun Ogunleye appreciated the Prince Dapo Abiodun led-administration for reaching out to the masses and putting smiles on the faces of people at the grassroots, stating that the provision of transformers to selected communities would serve as a great opportunity for the people.
On his part, the Zonal Chairman for Ikenne Community Development Council, Hon. Segun Taiwo lauded the State government and the Ministry for bringing succor to communities in Ikenne, pledging the support of the community to the government.