LAGOS ASSEMBLY HOUSE COMMITTEE ON LOCAL GOVERNMENT VISITS YABA LCDA
Monday 20th February, 2012 was another historic moment in Yaba LCDA as the council played host to the House committee members on local government and chieftaincy affairs. The Executive Chairman, Hon AbdulRaheem Olajide Jimoh while welcoming them said the occasion was the second of its kind as the first was during the time of Hon Onibiyo Adelabu as the committee Chairman. He averred that the legislative arm was responsible for the enactment of laws and making of motions for good governance.
The committee chairman, Hon Moshood Olanrewaju Oshun informed the gathering that the purpose of the visit was more of fact finding on the activities of the local government in the deliverance of dividend of democracy to the teeming populace since the inception of the administration. He went further to say that the house had been beaming its search light on the activities of the elected council chairmen to know how far they had gone in the implementation of their electioneering promises and the areas needed to be improved upon. While calling for comments, he advised that the people should be objective in their contributions and presentations to the committee.
In their response, the representative of tradition rulers, CDC, Market Association expressed their satisfaction on the performance of the chairman so far. They however pointed out some areas in which they wanted the chairman to look into. Such as dredging of Iwaya canal and upgrading of Iwaya PHC into mini general hospital among others.
Other members of house committee on local government and chieftaincy affairs present at the occasion were Hon. Muyiwa Jimoh (vice-chairman of the committee), Hon. Hammed Omisore, Hon. Segun Olulade, Hon Suru Avoseh among others. Also present were members of the legislative arm, council officials and other dignitaries.