Jubilation As Anomo Restores Council Electricity After 6 Years Of Blackout ~Ajasa-Info

Akogun Wale Raji Anomo earlier today fulfilled the promise made to members of staff of Ikosi-Ejinrin Local Council Development Area, when he met with them for the first time in August 2021, where he promised to restore the Council’s Electricity by energizing the Transformer. However, members of staff of the LCDA got into a jubilant mood as the Executive Chairman of the LCDA commissioned a Power transformer for the use of the Secretariat.

Speaking at the commissioning exercise, the Chairman reiterated his commitment to position Ikosi-Ejinrin LCDA for better productivity and efficiency. He also urged the Council staff to take advantage of the restored electricity to upscale their discharge of duties. The Council Boss thereafter handed over the transformer to the Council Manager and Council Engineer for effective management and optimization.

The Council Sectetariat had been running on generator for the last six years due to the power outage and this has impeded the efficiency and productivity of members of staff which is obviously now a thing of the past as the Council now runs on electricity. The event had in attendance the Vice Chairman, Alhaji Wasiu Dehinsilu; Chief of Staff, Hon. William Drew; Council Manager Barr. Oladipo Shobule; Council Treasurer, Mr. Ezekiel Olusanya; HRO, Mrs. Monsurat Giwa and other Management Staff as well as Council Legislators lead by the Leader of the House Hon. Hassan Mustapha.

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Anomo 100 Days in Office: “Good Governance is not about making the right decision but implementing it” ~Ajasa-Info

Different dignitaries celebrate Hon. Wale Raji Anomo, the chairman of ikosi ejinrin LCDA as he gives account of his accomplishments and plans for the residents since he assumed office.

The chairman, in his speech said, “ Today makes it exactly 123 days that we were sworn-in as a government at the grassroots by the Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, with the mandate to go and complement the efforts of the state at the local level.
You will recall that at the swearing-in ceremony held at the Lagos House, Ikeja on Tuesday, July 27, 2021, Governor Sanwo-Olu, urged us to always put the residents first in all that we do because we were elected to serve the people.
The governor in his words said and I quote, “You have a responsibility to ensure that you do not let the people down in any way or form.

The only way you can reciprocate this trust is to give your best and ensure that the welfare and wellbeing of the people take precedence in all your decisions.
“Right from your first day in office, I implore you to start thinking about the kind of legacy you would like to leave behind when your tenure ends. As we all know, public office is a position of trust that no one holds forever – we hold it for a time and then we pass on the baton to others.”

Residents varies from the young to the old were present to celebrate100 days in office with their chairman as he is the man for the people, “ Good governance is not just about making right decisions but also about the best possible process for implementing those decisions. It is also a subset of governance, where in public resources and problems are managed effectively, efficiently and in response to critical needs of the society.
During the electioneering period, we promised to deliver services and programmes based on the 3E model of governance i.e Engaging, Evaluating and Executing, we will surely deliver, he said”.

Hon. Wale Raji, member House of Representatives in his speech, “Today is a happy day, when you assess a leader, you look for integrity, capacity among other qualities to classify a great one.
He emphasis on working hand in hand, he implore the chairman and his cabinet to rule for the masses all through their tenure, “ I appreciate the party leaders, the Oba’s, the administration and the residents for their cooperation with the chairman as he is the man that stand to be corrected.

Hon. Dahunsi Sylvester popularly known as Sketel, member House of Assembly in his speech, “ I want to commend the chairman of ikosi ejinrin as we have been working hand in hand since he assumed office, you have shown to be a great leader, I am impressed, God will continue to honor you, though previously I was having my doubts about his capability but he has done wonderfully well”.

Former speaker Rt. Hon Jokotola Pelumi expresses his thoughts about the administration “ I’m am happy with the achievements he has done within days in office, it shows he has more in store for the people of ikosi ejinrin, he has chosen his target wisely mostly the less privileged, this person knows what he is doing, Hon wale Raji Anomo has adopted some project from his leader which will aid him in progressing more, you have a great mind, I wish you all that you wish yourself and lot more.

The chairman give account of stewardship since he assumed the office, it varies from different sectors such as the health where he provided an ultra modern Primary Health Centre, he said, “Odo-Temu ultra-modern PHC is almost ready for commissioning and in a matter of days, we all shall be gathered again to commission the Health Centre. This modern PHC has two, 10-bed capacity wards meant to serve both male and female gender respectively. A labour room for our pregnant women to deliver their new born, Pharmacy, Consulting room, Store, offices for doctors and nurses on duty. This PHC also has a borehole facility and also a Security post. Upon Completion, we shall also provide a standby generator for efficient and effective running of the PHC.

In the aspect of education, he provided educational materials for students varies from different classes, he said, “our administration has introduced Ikosi-Ejinrin Complete School Pack and we shall be launching this Complete School Pack which will be given to each of the 5,000 Pupils across the 17 Public Primary Schools in this LCDA. Each Pack contains; a school bag, school uniform, sandals, writing materials (exercise books, pen, pencil, crayons, and eraser. While those in Primary 4 and Primary 5, have a dictionary and mathematical sets added to theirs. This is because we know that they are closer to writing the common entrance examination, this additional materials will assist them in preparation for the common entrance.

Also, “the challenge of students transportation, trekking long distances which result to identify fatigue by the time they get to School, risk of getting kidnapped, vulnerability to accidents amongst others. To put an end to these problems, we have procured two buses which will take our pupils and students at designated Bus-Stops to and from their respective Schools, more busses will be provided subsequently.

Other sectors like infrastructure, rural electrification, security, agriculture, social welfare package ( helping the petty trader financially to boost their business), job creation,training & empowerment, sport and tourism, arts & culture, “we have touched all these various aspect accordingly and we would do more, remember we promised to Change the Narratives, we are already doing that, we will continue to, We won’t fail you, we won’t disappoint you and we will never relent in our effort to take Ikosi-Ejinrin LCDA to the next level.


“Whether in politics or other situations, The dignity of a man is in his words, when a Leader or any individual fails to honour his or her words, it smacks dishonesty.” Anonymous.

As promised to the Odo-Temu Administrative Authority and Ruling House during their courtesy visit to the Executive Chairman less than 2 month ago; that his administration will construct a befitting Primary Healthcare Centre for the people of Odo Temu, earlier today a major step was advanced in the fulfillment of that promise as the Chairman in company of the Vice Chairman Alh. Wasiu Dehinsilu, Chairperson Mrs. Sijuade Anomo, Council Manager, Mr. Ladipo Sobule, Council Engineer and other Management team,Councillors, and Political Leaders in Ikosi-Ejinrin LCDA led by Alh. Abdul Ganiyu Adio Akintola laid the foundation for the Ultra-Modern PHC amidst encomium and jubilation from the Leaders and members of Odo-Temu Community.

It was a ground breaking and monumental moment of sort for Odo Temu which is the fastest growing community in Ikosi-Ejinrin LCDA, and had been without a Primary Healthcare Centre.

Speaking at the event, the Chairman reiterated his commitment towards making life better for the people of Ikosi-Ejinrin; as he outlines numerous programmes and projects lined up to mark his 100 days in office.
He admonished residents of the community to support the construction firm by cooperating with them and providing necessary support which will make work progress faster and the delivery date achievable.

The Primary Healthcare Centre when completed will house a Female and Male wards of 16 beds capacity with its own toilet, 2 Consultation rooms, Delivery room, a 3-bed capacity delivery ward, a Laboratory, Pharmacy, dispense room and a general reception.

The project is expected to be completed in 14 weeks.

Akogun Wale Raji Anomo, Changing the narratives of governance in Ikosi-Ejinrin LCDA

Media and Publicity Team,
Office of the Executive Chairman, Ikosi-Ejinrin LCDA


The Management of Ikosi-Ejinrin LCDA has issued a 14 days ultimatum against indiscriminate parking of trucks on the highway of the LCDA especially at Itoikin Village. The ultimatum was issued at the meeting held with representatives of Sinoma Ports, Itoikin, on Wednesday 25th of August at the council Secretariat.
The LCDA had invited the Chinese company in a bid to address some concerns which were raised by residents of Itoikin community. the concerns range from indiscriminate parking of trucks on the highway by sinoma and her associates, bastardization of public facilities by truck drivers, cases of sexual harassment and abuse, neglect of host community by the company amongst others.

In the words of the Chairman “This Government frowns at indiscriminate parking of trucks on our highway as many lives has been lost due to this act and we will not condone it any longer. We will not hesitate to take decisive actions against defaulters after the expiration of the 14 days ultimatum given which starts from today. In as much as we are a business friendly government, we do not want the development of our community to come at the expense of the lives and properties of our people, we are not a government for the elites alone, we are a government for all irrespective of religion, class and race”

The council Mayor Hon. Wale Raji Anomo also enjoined the company to be corporately and socially responsible to her host community. he further said “ Itoikin community has been without electricity for more than a year, it does not speak well if Sinoma, a multinational hosted by the community has continued to turn a blind eye to it. There are different CSR that could be done for the community. It is not out of place if Sinoma decides to construct a fence for the primary School in the community, assist with palliative measures for the deplorable roads or purchase a transformer for her host community.” He concluded.

Speaking on behalf of Sinoma Ports, Barr. Sanni appreciated the management of the LCDA for the warm reception, reiterated the commitment of Sinoma Ports to abide by extant laws and regulations of government at all levels and assured the council Management that very soon, the Company will carry out her CSR.

The meeting was concluded after the Sinoma team were informed of their outstanding taxes and rates which they promise to look into and pay accordingly.
Members of the Management team at the meeting include the Vice Chairman, Council Manager,Chief of Staff, Council Treasurer, Legal Adviser, Area officers, Internal Auditor, H.O.D’s of Environment and Budget department respectively. While Mr. Austin and Mr. Raji Olanshile came with Barr. Sanni as Sinoma representatives.