A non-political group, Ijebu Congress, has reiterated its commitments to partner Ijebu East Local Government Area of Ogun State on rural development for the betterment of the larger society.
This was disclosed on Wednesday by the chairman of the association, Prince Bunmi Mebude while on a courtesy visit to the Chairman of Ijebu East local government, Hon Wale Adedayo.
Prince Mebude in his remarks, noted that Ijebu Congress specifically was designed to oversee good governance at all levels of government, especially those concerning the Ijebu nation and more importantly remain a strong advocate for the mass of the people.
He further spoke on the possibility of upgrading the status of popular Ijebu Imusin market to an international standard, the proposal which he said was alreadly in the pipeline. The blue print of the agenda for development set by the Ijebu Congress was later handed over to the council chairman of Ijebu East, Hon Wale Adedayo.
The LG helmsman, Hon Wale Adedayo in his opening remarks highlighted few programmes he has embarked on since assumption of office a week ago which include the ongoing evacuation of refuse in drainages across the council area, while asphalt laying will also follow in the couples of weeks.
Adedayo assured that the provision of motorable roads, healthcare facility, employment oppotunities, toilet facilities, portable water and free feeding programme for pupils in the public primary schools in Ijebu East would cardinal points of his administration.
The council boss, earnestly seeked partnership with any serious minded individuals, organisations and corporate bodies for modernisation and upgrade of Ijebu Imusin market and other markets in the local government area.
“We thank the entire members of Ijebu Congress for the quality brainwork done for Ijebu East Local Government, whcih was presented to me today.
Be assured that we’ll work on these reports, which covers Security, Agriculture, Healthcare Services and Economic Development among others. We appreciate brainwork in this season of paucity of funds”.
Dignitaries in the entourage of Ijebu Congress were Otunba Hammed Gafar, the acting secretary, Alhaja Sade Odueke, the treasurer, Professor Lasun Gbadamosi (education committee) and Colonel Adeleye (security committee) respectively.