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Igbogbo/Baiyeku LCDA gifts N3m to indigents students

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By Abolajo Adebayo

Igbogbo-Baiyeku Local Council Development Area (LCDA), Lagos State, has doled out N20,000 each to 100 less-privileged members of the LCDA.

The council also gifted N10,000 each as bursaries to 100 indigent students in the area.

The chairman of the LCDA, Olusesan Daini, gave the cash awards to commemorate 100 days of his second term in office at the council Secretariat in Igbogbo, Ikorodu, Lagos State.

Daini was sworn in as chairman of the council on July 24, 2021.

“Today marks my 1584 day in office, making egalitarianism a common experience to the people of Igbogbo/Baiyeku LCDA; this makes continuity of good governance a desire of our people. The focus of this administration is embedded in the THEMES agenda of Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, the governor of Lagos State.

“The council has started and will continue to provide stipends to old people, widows and physically challenged person as captured in the last state operational coordinating unit.

“The 100 beneficiaries are extracted from the National Social Register list established by the State Operation Coordinating Unit of the Lagos State.

“Today we’re awarding N20,000 each to 100 people and supporting 100 indigent students with N10,000 each as bursary awards,” the chairman said.

Daini added that plans and development training were in top gear to ensure food security and socio-economic empowerment of the people in the community.

The chairman said that the council had also rebranded its revenue committee while the legislature had approved the new operational arm and logo.

He also added that the new revenue operational arm would be provided with a unique uniform and a single treasury account would be Introduced to avoid cash payment to any individual.

Also speaking, Nurudeen Solaja, Member, Lagos State House of Assembly (LSHA) commended the council boss and urged residents to pay their taxes and levies to improve internal revenue generation to facilitate more development.

Sen. Adeseye Ogunlewe, former Minister for Works, admonished the council chairman to manage the party structures at the grassroots and carry members along in his developmental agenda.

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