Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun has assured people of Iperu in Ikenne Local Government Area of the State, of establishing a Diploma awarding Vocational and Technical Training Institution, as well as construction of a High and Magistrate Courts in the town.
Governor Abiodun disclosed this at the 34th Akesan Day celebration, held at the Kesington Adebutu Civil Centre, Iperu, saying, the town main market and some intra roads would be constructed to enable the people enjoy more dividends of democracy.
He said palliatives were being carried out on some roads across the State, as Siun-Iperu, Sagamu-Iperu-Ode roads had been rehabilitated to ease the burden of motorists in the areas.
The Governor, while reeling out his administration’s achievements in the last six months, said primary schools and primary health centres were currently being rehabilitated and prompt attention being paid to security, human capital development, agriculture, among others.
He noted that this year’s Akesan Day was to appreciate God, celebrate the rich culture and tradition of the community, as well as re-unite all sons and daughters for the progress of the town, urging the people to engage in self help projects that would bring more development to the town.
In his remark, the Alaperu of Iperu, Oba Adeleke Basibo, acknowledged the people-oriented programmes of the government, calling on members of the community to join hands with him to move the town to enviable height.
Speaking earlier, the Chairman, Iperu Community Development Association, Chief Jide Oyeti, noted that the establishment of a diploma awarding institution would provide training for youths in vocational and technical skills to enable them be self employed.
He said the Association has mapped out Projects for execution, including the completion of the community Primary Health Centre,of which construction started six years ago and other self help projects that would add value to the indigenes and residents of the town.