“We’ll Prevent Black Spots, manage refuse” – Adigun
The Sole Administrator of Ejigbo LCDA, Honourable Ibrahim Adigun has warned residents of Ejigbo, to desist from pouring refuse on the streets, as the rainy season approaches and cooperate with the Waste Management officials to make Ejigbo a clean place to reside in.
Speaking with ECHONEWS at the LCDA Secretariat, Hon. Adigun said indiscriminate dumping of refuse is a major cause of flooding adding that his administration will not tolerate it. “We want to maintain a very hygienic environment and prevent flooding” he said.
The Administrator said effort is being made, to ensure there are no refuse dumps on the streets of Ejigbo. He said the council had a forum with the PSP operators, and agreed with them to up their game, to make the council’ plan a reality.
Taking stock, of 2016, Hon. Adigun hinted on necessary things to be done in the year 2017. He said, in continuation of last year programs for the LCDA, the plans to continue to manage Waste Disposal and prevent the litter of streets with refuse is paramount, especially with the official exit of PSP.
Stating that the Council is ready to work out plans, linked with the State government plans, to ensure the residents of Ejigbo enjoy the dividends of democracy, Adigun said he envisaged a better administration in terms of serving the people of Ejigbo, compared to previous years.
“All our plans are in line with the Lagos State government directives, under the administration of His Excellency, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, who loves the people of Lagos and is trying to make Lagos a better place” he said.
He said necessary issues, calling for attention, has been itemized and the most important of them are roads. “We have already started grading the roads within Ejigbo in preparation for the raining season, as we believe it’s very important to put this in place to prevent flooding and make the roads here motorable for our people”.
“The CDC meeting we’ve had recently, was an opportunity, to know the people’s complaints” he said. Adding that the latest stakeholders meeting at the Council was very engaging, Adigun said the people’s complaints and concerns were heard and would be looked into.
Explaining that the council administration wants the community to be confident of the administration’ commitment, to serve them and make them happy. “We at the council are ready to serve the people, however, we implore them to pay their dues regularly and promptly, because this is where we get revenues from, to make all the good things happen”.
Urging the residents to remain law abiding, he said it’s very important to help Security Agencies, by alerting them, whenever any criminal activity is going on, at any spot within the community. Adding that, the people should avoid shady acts. “We want to at least reduce the level of crime committed within our community. This will only be possible if we inform the Police and other Agencies when we spot criminal acts” he said.