The Chairman of Aseyori ACDC, Lion Adebisi Akanbi has given a pass mark on the community development efforts of the Ilupeju-Borehole Community Development Association.
Lion Akanbi was addressing comitte members and Executives of the association at its monthly meeting which held on Thursday 10th March at the Pathsmet Event Hall, Oju-Ore Ota, Ogun State.
He expressed satisfaction at the growth of the CDA and was appreciative of the intelligence with which the CDA keeps mobilizing more members of the community to participate actively in its development.
Akanbi further implored them not to get weary and to put more efforts in reaching even more members of the community who are yet to be aware of the efforts the CDA is making to further bring development into the community.
He commended the recent changes in the community, particularly on the wooden poles that was upgraded to ones made out of concrete, also showing total admiration for the unity the community displayed in stopping some unruly elements from turning the community passageway into a market.
Akanbi was all thanks when he talked about the solution the community provided to the flood issues bedeviling the roads, he jokingly added that he can now easily get to church because of the now motorable road while praying fervently for all members and Executives of the CDA.
It wasn’t all appreciations, as the Chairman also took out time to address some pressing issues in the community yet to be attended to.
On the issue of the need for a school in the community, he asked the community to provide a land, adding that the responsibility of giving out land fell on the community and not the government. He promised on behalf of the ACDC that there will be a school and even a market once a land is given out by the community for that purpose.
Akanbi asked the community to write to the appropriate channels on issues bordering on getting a power transformer, adding that it was the only way to fast track its acquisition.
On the Oju-Ore Ilogbo road, He assured the community that a committee was already in place for that purpose and all materials needed to commence work were already donated, adding that it will be done as soon as the contractors fulfils their part.
He briefed the community on the issue of indiscriminate parking of heavy trucks and the destruction it casues on the roads, assuring them that work was ongoing to bring a parmanet solution to this problem.
In-between, the secretary of the meeting exhaustively gave a detailed reading of the minute of the last meeting while the Divisional Police Officer of Onipanu Police Station, Bamidele Job talked at length on the need to be security conscious. He implored members of the community to be forthcoming with information to the police as this was the only way they can successfully carry out their duties. He also tended to questions from committee members.
Meanwhile, an announcement was made for a subsidized eye checking excercise by a representative of Non governmental organization, Eye Foundation, stating that the excercise will be taking place on the 23rd and 24th of March at the Pathsmet Event Hall, the same venue for the meeting of the day.
Manning the podium , Lion Akanbi thanked the Executives and people actively involved in the development of the community while also giving a heartfelt tribute to the departed members of the CDA, especially the late owner of Pathsmet Event Hall who magnanimously gave out the hall parmanetly for the purpose of holding CDA meetings. A one minute Silence was observed as a sign of respect for the departed.