Joy to the world, the saviour is born, it is a season of joy and merriment, I pray your smile is as bright as colours of Christmas ornaments, May you enjoy the warmth of the season with your loved ones
Love and share with everyone you know,Wine and dine on this festive day, cherishing people and the bond you share on this beautiful day. God preaches love and ones, let’s celebrate the birth of the Jesus in oneness.
May this season of celebration bring good tidings and Thanksgiving. Merry Christmas.
Bldr. Olusesan Daini, the Executive Chairman, Igbogbo/Baiyeku LCDA presents N1, 616,442,411.13 Y2023 budget to the council legislators for approval, a fiscal proposal which is 6.5% higher than Y2022 approved budget.
The Executive Chairman, in the presences of the Council Management, Executive members and Stakeholders to the legislatures for scrutiny and approval of the Budget of Continuity and Stability that was professionally prepared based on the yearnings and recommendations of the stakeholders across Igbogbo/Baiyeku LCDA during the stakeholders’ interactive forum held on Monday 7th November 2022.
The Y2022 budget is predicated on the reality of the Nigeria economy with an unwavering focus on upgrading of Igbogbo/Baiyeku primary schools, roads construction and maintenance, drainages, culverts, healthcare system, channelization of canals, and poverty alleviation programmes.
In attendance was the Vice Chairman, Hon. Nuraini Oke-dina Maja, Council Manager, Mr. Akeem Adesanya, Secretary to Local Council, Barr. Ade Ayeni, Supervisors, Council Engineer, Pastor Segun Orelesi, Council Treasure, Mrs. Badmus L.M, HOD Budget, Mr. Arosegbe Jamiu, Head of Information unit Mr. Temitope Kuku and other management staff.
Also in attendance was HRM. Oba Semiudeen Orimadegun Kasali ably represented by Chief Mrs. Karimot Ojikuti, Asiwaju, Olorunfunmi Basorun, member of Lagos Governance Advisory Council, LGA Party Chairman, Hon. Taiwo Orenuga, Hon. Gbenga Oshin, Hon. Jimoh Ogunmuyiwa, Pastor Ola Ayetoba, Pastor Adelakun, CDC Chairman, Hon. Rotimi Olowonisaye, former vice Chairman, and Igbogbo/Baiyeku APC wards Chairmen.
In a bid to further enhance the Use of Media and Communications in the community, the chairman of Igbogbo Baiyeku Lcda Bldr. Olusesan Daini made an announcement yesterday 30th November 2022 on the appointment of a young and promising Youth Ambassador in the community in person of Ms. Comfort Oladunni Olafare as Special Assistant to the Chairman on New Media.
Her Appointment at this time was necessary and germane in order to introduce the new media to the whole community, disseminate informations and news in a more composed and easier way to a large population at the same time without leaving anyone uninformed due to the popular quote which states:- “if you are not informed, you will be be deformed”.
Over the years research has shown that only few Nigerians knows how to use the new media effectively, hence their is need to further orientate the populace on the importance as the world is now a global village and we are currently in a 21st Century Dispensation.
This appointment is also in tandem with the plan of Lagos state smart City Initiative to make Lagos a 21st Century Economy State.
Upon her Appointment as Special Assistant on New Media, Ms. Olafare Comfort received the news with an appreciative mood, she appreciated the Chairman for the wonderful opportunity and promised to deliver effectively and further project the image of Igbogbo to the world through the use of the new media.
She also promised with the help of the Chairman to organize series of workshops and trainings for the people of Igbogbo on new media, the trainers will be selected from seasoned and Professionals in tech and Media business.
Hon. Aro Moshood Abiodun (AMA) held a town hall meeting of APC leaders in Ikorodu Constituency II.
In attendance were Ward and LGA Executives, Ward Councillors, Executive Committee Members and the forty (40) Local Government Delegates across Ikorodu Constituency II.
The objective of the town hall meeting was to achieve purposeful reconciliation before going into the 2023 general elections.
Megalite event centre in Igbogbo Baiyeku LCDA was the venue for the LGA’s and Ward Executives consultation meeting yesterday 22nd of November 2022.
In his speech, Hon. Aro Moshood Abiodun (AMA) expressed gratitude towards the leaders for the epoch-making responses to his call for the town hall meeting and readiness to work as one big family to record a landslide victory for all APC Candidates in the soon coming election.
Appreciating everyone for taking out their time to attend the meeting, AMA stated that soon enough, he’ll be taking his campaign to the constituency 2 regions i.e Igbogbo Baiyeku, Ijede LCDA and Imota LCDA, soliciting a massive show of support from all party loyalists.
Vowing his pursuit not to disappoint Leaders, Supporters, predecessors, AMA exhorted party-eligible voters to turn up en mass to vote for him during the election.
He continued, “My mission is to deliver quality representation for the good people of Ikorodu constituency 2 at the Lagos state house of Assembly, capitalising on the great feats attained by my forebears”.
“As a progressive; representing Ikorodu constituency 2 will keep me busy developing our region, likened to genuine inhabitants and government relationships”. Illuminating different sectors he maintains interest to enhance across the region, AMA said that health, education, empowerment and social development would be his priority if elected. According to him, youths will be committed to various work schemes in Igbogbo Baiyeku, Imota and Ijede while further plans will be put in place to ensure the community is safe for business.
Further charging stakeholders in attendance, Chairman of Igbogbo Baiyeku LCDA, Bldr. Olusesan Daini called on all members to turn up and deliver a landslide victory to the party flag-bearers.
Bldr. Daini continued “We have over 100 polling booths in Igbogbo, 70 in Imota and 40 in Ijede, with 15 votes from each booth we’ll realise 3,000 accrued votes from constituency 2 to propel our candidates”.
Directing his words of guidance towards the constituency 2 candidate, Daini implores Hon. Abiodun not negate the promises he made to both leaders and supporters once he emerged victorious.
Expanding that AMA should gaze at the exemplary works of his predecessors and utilise them as a template to improve his constituency further.
“You should not get to the house of Assembly and stop listening to your leaders or people, it is a place for you to put the interest of the people first” Diani asserted in advising Hon. Moshood. Former chairman of Ijede LCDA, who also contested for the house of assembly seat at the primaries, expressed his enthusiasm on the turnout and essence of the stakeholder’s meeting.
Hon. Fatiu Salisu noted, “It is the first stakeholders meeting AMA is having after his victory at the primaries, and to me, the meeting has been a fruitful outing because virtually all stakeholders from constituency 2 are present pledging their support”.
“We’re using this opportunity to also let the world know that we’re fully behind Hon. Moshood Abiodun Aro, which we’re going to demonstrate during the elections by the special grace of God”. Adding that it’s Ijede’s turn to take a competent candidate to the house of assembly, Hon. Fatiu concluded that all hands must be on deck to ensure AMA emerge victorious.
Similarly, the Executive Chairman of Imota LCDA, Prince Wasiu Kunle Agoro and the Council Boss of Ijede LCDA, Hon Motunrayo Gbadegbo-Alogba took the stage to substantiate their massive support for Hon. Moshood Aro, who they deem a whiff of fresh air and a new era to the development of the people and the party.
Hon. Adewale Bolowotan describe November 22day, 2022 as a memorable because it was the day Hon. Aro Moshood Abiodun (AMA) Campaign Organization staged its first and successful stakeholders meeting.
More importantly, it was the day AMA had his mandate authenticated at the Supreme Court as the APC Candidate for Lagos State House Assembly, Ikorodu Constituency II.
Leaders at the event relatively lauded the LCDA council chiefs for gluing together to support Hon. Aro Moshood Abiodun, considering the synergy unprecedented and spice to adequately galvanise massive campaigns to secure electoral success in 2023.
In a bid to maintain his culture of inclusiveness in governance, Daini staged Budget Stakeholders meeting to engage all and sundry in preparation of Y2023 budget.
In his opening speech, HOD Budget, Mr. Arowosegbe Jamiu, explained that the Y2022 budget received about 75% performance already and government always requires input of the people of Igbogbo/Baiyeku LCDA which is obtainable in the Executive, Management, Legislators and other Stakeholders for the preparation of the Y2023 budget to ensure inclusiveness and accelerated development of Igbogbo/Baiyeku LCDA.
Speaking at the event, the Executive Chairman, Bldr. Olusesan Daini appreciates his team and stakeholders in attendance; he also referred to the Budget stakeholders meeting as a forum to update the people on the efforts and successes of the government.
The Executive Chairman also highlighted projects that were embarked on, ongoing and completed in the 2022 fiscal year by his Government.
He said, we pay major attention to building of our Internally Generated Revenue, Human Capital Development, Primary Education, Road Maintenance and Construction among others and we have made tremendous progress with more than 400% growth in IGR, additional primary schools, ongoing road constructions, about a thousand benches and chair distributed across all primary schools Igbogbo/Baiyeku LCDA.
“After having six stakeholders meetings , I should be able to talk directly to my people on what we have done and what we need to do. I want to first thank you that this time last year, a similar program was held in this same Hall and we defined what we want to do, we listened to people and request was made from the communities and we have attended to them as we know that Government is a continuous”
“What we have done briefly in 2021 which is still ongoing. The major request that was made by the road transport union in the 2022 stakeholders meeting was the construction of the market I am glad to say that the construction is currently ongoing and is suppose to have been completed due to one or two challenges. But I promise that the last week of this year or the second week of January we are going to commission that road for usage”
The forum affords traditional leaders, community leaders, religious bodies, youth organization, People living with disabilities among others to make submissions towards the formation of Y2023 appropriation bill.
Some of the submissions made are;
Iya Oloja made a Request for vehicle movement, and security in the vicinity of Ibeshe, CDC representative Elder Olowu highlights roads that need palliative and construction in Igbogbo-Baiyeku LCDA “We need palliative on the road to ginti, ofin /oreta road should be put into consideration.”
He continue “We appreciate the Lagos State Government for the first phase of Baiyeku road, We also appreciate the Local Government for the good work done in Methodist and other schools in Igbogbo-Baiyeku LCDA.”
“Shelewu health center needs construction land is available, Agunfoye road need construction, agunfoye health center need to be upgrade to standard of health center” he added
Olubeshe in Council contribution “Abule oshorun road, Abuja road, Olubeshe road all in Ibeshe needs the Government attention, mojoda health center needs adequate equipment, we need security because to secure lives and property in the environment, Ilemere needs structure for school.”
People leaving with Disabilities Chairman “We appreciate the Bldr. Olusesan Daini for having us at heart because last time in this kind of gathering we raised it that we need a space that will be set aside for the special children, I appreciate you that you hear our outcry by providing a space for them at the Methodist Primary School.”
Hon. Mathew Arowolo commend the efforts of Chairman for establishing Joint Task Force in Igbogbo-Baiyeku LCDA which they have been working tirelessly to secure Igbogbo Kingdom, whenever they are being called upon they respond swiftly but we need their numbers to be increased in order to curb menace.
He also use the medium to announce the road construction that will commence soon by the Chairman Bldr. Olusesan Daini in Ibeshe, which is Abuja Igbo Agbowa road.
The Executive Chairman of Igbogbo-Baiyeku LCDA Bldr. Olusesan Daini inform the gathering all observation and suggestions has been duly noted for action, he also use the medium to commend Hon. Hakeem sholawon for taking a bold step by writing a letter to the Ministry of Local Government to construct the Primary health care center in Agunfoye.
In attendance also was the Vice Chairman, Hon. Nuraini Okedina-Maja, Council Manager, Mr. Lateef Adesanya, Hon. Gbenga Oshin, Yeye Bolanle Bashorun, Hon. Basanya, Hon. Taiwo Orenuga, Council of Obas and Chiefs Igbogbo, Council of Obas and Chiefs Ibeshe, Hon. Ogunmuyiwa, Leader of the house, Hon. Nurudeen Alowonle Alimi, Deputy Leader, Hon. (Princess) Basirat A. Banjoko and other councillors, the Supervisors, department HODs and council staff.
Rep Babajimi Benson has completed the community town hall he facilitated for the people of Ibeshe, Igbogbo-Baiyeku Local Council Development Area of Ikorodu.
At the commissioning of the Ibeshe Community Townhall, in Ibeshe, Igbogbo-baiyeku LCDA as facilitated by member House of Representatives, representing Ikorodu Federal Constituency, Rep. Babajimi Benson.
Leading the commissioning was Ashipa Kaoli Olusanya, Olubeshe in council, former Igbogbo-Baiyeku Local Government Chairman Hon. Basanya, CDA chairman, iCare Foundation members and Supervisor for Works Igbogbo-Baiyeku LCDA, Alhaji W. A Yusuf among others.
In commemoration of the Year 2022 World food day the iCare food bank doles out over 500 ‘Aapo Anu’ to the Residents of Ikorodu federal constituency an initiative of Rep Babajimi Benson Member House of Representatives, Ikorodu federal Constituency which took place yesterday 15th of October at the his constituency office.
World food day is observed annually on 16th of October to highlight the millions of people worldwide who cannot afford a healthy diet and the need for regular access to nutritious food. The theme for 2022 is Leave NO ONE behind.
It is not new that Rep Babajimi Benson has been doing this on a monthly basis without waiting for the yearly World food day.
iCare Foodbank was established on October 16,2016 by Rep. Babajimi Benson Chairman House Committee on Defense through his iCare Foundation, It is the first food bank in Nigeria, iCare Foodbank distributes food ingredients monthly to a large numbers of families including elderly people, widows, indigent people and the vulnerable in the society.
Yesterday, October 5th 2022, the Executive Chairman, Igbogbo/Baiyeku LCDA, Bldr. Olusesan M. Daini hosted stakeholders meeting with CDA Chairmen of joint CDAs zone 8 to discuss issues bordering on the state and maintenance of Hon. Babajimi Benson Road.
Major stakeholders, chairmen of the joint CDAs profusely commend Bldr. Olusesan Daini based his efforts and the initiative to set-up the stakeholders meeting to proffer applicable solutions that will ensure maintenance of the road.
Elder Adebisi Dairo, Mr. Babatunde (Desleek), Prince Adesegun Oyefusi, Pop James Alabi, and Mr. Akeem Adesanya spoke on behalf of the joint CDAs, the stakeholders lamented the worsen state of the road when it rains, stating that the roads gutters are blocked because neighbors dispose dirt in the gutters. They said the road requires new focus entirely from the government; and that the axis requires coordinated services of LAWMA.
They stressed the importance of government based enforcement to ensure compliance from the neighbors in the axis. They said the people can be stiff-necked when they are told not to carryout activity that can block the road’s gutters and drainages as well as destroying the road; so the best way to make people comply and desist from activities that undermines the maintenance principles of the road is involvement of enforcement from the LCDA.
They further explained that maintenance committee was set-up when the road was commissioned but lack enforcement capacity which renders the activities of committee non-effective.
They also re-echoed the urgent need for clearing of gutters of the road; he said the joint CDAs will evacuate dirt and sands from the gutter while the government pick-ups the dirt and sands with truck.
They said, the joint CDAs doubtless require services of the LCDA’s environmental officers and/JTFs to enforce patronages of LAWMA in the axis.
Mr. Akeem Adesanya, the Council Manager addressed the stakeholders, commending the ingenuity of the executive Chairman, efforts of the Council officials and joint CDAs to make sure that the Babajimi Benson road’s original standard is maintained and other environmental issues are resolved.
The Executive Chairman responded in his speech said that the video that emanated from Hon. Babajimi Benson was a wake-up to all of us to double our efforts and ensure that the road is not destroyed by the neighbors and road users.
He also said most of the stakeholders’ requests had been repeatedly carried out along the road by the LCDA’s environmental department and JTF.
He said, series of understudy and investigations had been done on the road by Supervisor Councilors for Environment, Civic Engagements, and Tourism, even by humble myself (the Executive Chairman), then followed-up by enforcements to ensure that the road is maintained but more work still have to be done.
The Chairman also said, the government will work in unison with the CDAs on the area of enforcement based on the government’s standard of engagements.
The government will however not just deliver the JTF to the CDAs to avoid abused use of power.
He further said Igbogbo/Baiyeku LCDA will expose the original nature of the newly constructed road by evacuate dirt and sand from the gutter then picked-up with truck.
He added MD of LAWMA will be officially written for official focus of their activities along the road.
He at the same time noted that the LCDA will as a matter of urgency fix the drainage problem along Oreyo axis.
_He further stated that joint CDAs need to write LCDA, stating the above mentioned requests for proper documentation for coordinated actions._
The Chairman then announced that Zone 8 CDA’s arc signage has been contracted to a professional and will be erected soon.
In attendance was the Vice Chairman, Hon Nuraini Okedina-Maja. Hon. Akeem Solawon, Councilor representing Ward C2. Hon. Adewale Bolowotan, Supervisor councilor for Civic Engagement and Strategy. Hon. Wahid A. Yusuf, Supervisor for Works. Lateef Odusanya, Supervisor for Planning, Budget and Statistics/ Information Communication Technology. Hon. Wasiu Olowu, Supervisor for Tourism and Special Duties. Mrs Mariam Obayomi, supervisor for Women Affairs and Poverty Alleviation and Rural Development. Hon. Dawuda Oshilaja, Supervisor for Environment and Waste Management. Hon. Yinka Ogunlaja Special Adviser on Primary Healthcare. Hon. Micheal Babatunde Ayeni, Supervisor for Agric,Youth and Sport. Also in attendance was Council Engineer, Engr. Segun Orelesi. HOD, Agric department, Mr. Ibrahim Abdul Imam.
Rep. Babajimi Adegoke Benson flag-off construction of 1.5km Ajose road, Ibeshe in Igbogbo/Baiyeku LCDA, in response to the yearnings of residents in the axis, the road is being constructed by the Defence Headquarters.
Rep. Babajimi Benson, MHR said he is confident that the road when completed in the next two months will improve the economic and socio-economic development of the people in the area and Ikorodu in general.
He further appreciates the GAC member, Asiwaju Olorunfunmi Bashorun, Agba Akin of Ikorodu, Sir Ayodele Elesho, Local Government chairmen, APC House of Assembly candidates in Ikorodu, among others for gracing the occasion.
Bldr. Olusesan Daini the Executive Chairman Igbogbo/Baiyeku LCDA thanked God Almighty and Rep Babajimi Benson for making the construction of the road a dream come through.
He said the road was suppose to start from first transformer but it was later extended to second transformer,that the construction was done beyond the request of the people, and he said history will always remember Hon Babajimi Benson for good.
He said it is a flag off programme and the best appreciation the people can give to Hon Babajimi Benson are in two ways,and the first one is that they should always pray for him for long life and good health and the second thing is for the people to support and vote all the flag bearer of All Progressive Congress (APC).
Asiwaju Olorunfunmi Basorun, Lisa of Ibeshe, CDA Chairman took turns to appreciate Rep Babajimi Benson for his wonderful representation and the good work he’s doing in Ikorodu federal constituency.
Today, 1st September 2022, Bldr. Olusesan M. Daini flagged off second edition of Free Fibroids Surgeries in Igbogbo/Baiyeku LCDA. The first edition of the exercise was conducted for five (5) women in April this year while another five (5) women will equally benefit from this second edition.
The visibly elated Council Boss, Bldr. Olusesan Daini expressed gratitude towards God Almighty for making first edition of the exercise a success and making provisions available for the second edition. He equally thanked Dr. Leke Dankuwo and Dr. Andu for their commitment to touch lives and partner with him to save lives.
He as well said “I am specially happy because the previous free surgery was successful and one of the beneficiaries is pregnant.”
He further noted that none of the surgery’s beneficials was ever known or seen by him before and after the successful surgeries; giving credence to the transparent nature of the process by the doctors. He then reiterated his promise that exercise will be carried out every quarter.
In his speech, The Council Manager, Mr. Akeem Akinsaya said the executive Chairman is actually not funding the project from the LCDA’s treasury but from his personal savings.
The HRM Oba Semiudeen Kazali, Adeboruwa of Igbogbo kingdom ably represented by the Iyalode of Igbogbo kingdom, Mrs Karimot commended the Executive Chairman for his compassionate leadership and saving lives.
Hon. Taiwo Orenuga, APC LGA Chairman, APC LGA woman leader, Mrs Esther Obayomi (Iya forum) gave words of encouragement and commendation.
In attendance also were all the Supervisors, LCDA’s MoH, Dr. (Mrs) Ibidapo Abosede Ojo, CDC chairman, Pastor Abayomi Adelakun, and Mr Tunde Afuape.