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Orile Agege LCDA Boss Splashes 50 Million Naira On Residents

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By Kehinde Adeleye

 

The chairman of Orile Agege LCDA, Mr Johnson Babatunde has splashed 50 million naira on residents of the community in order to empower them to make a living of their own.

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500 residents got a hundred thousand naira each which were distributed to the deserving beneficiaries at the council secretariat.

With the rising expense of living and lack of comfort, the massive programme is a part of the LCDA attempts to empower its inhabitants and raise their standard of living.

In the opening address, the Chairman said he’s committed in ensuring that residents have access to resources needed to thrive.

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“Our administration is committed to financial inclusion and we will work tirelessly to ensure that everyone has access to the resources they need to thrive. Today’s empowerment programme is a testament to our commitment to their well-being and success.”

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In addition, he encouraged each beneficiary to use the funds prudently and refrain from needless acquisitions.

Echonews reports that the Chairman has previously started a number of empowerment projects, giving 210 citizens 21 million naira, POS machines to 50 young people who became entrepreneurs, and 100,000 naira as startup capital for their businesses, among other things.

The head of the Council received a vote of confidence from Chief Mrs. Victoria Okosi, the National President of Concerned Mothers in Nigeria, a non-governmental organisation, for his accomplishments in the community thus far. She also stated that he is a leader to be emulated.

All the beneficiaries expressed their gratitude and appreciation for the kind gesture bestowed on them and prayed that the Council boss will continue to excel in all his endeavours.

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