In a proactive move towards community development, kakalistiq.com reports that Ikosi-Ejinrin Local Council Development Area (LCDA) hosted a dynamic Stakeholders Consultative Forum at the LCDA Secretariat, Agbowa, on Wednesday, November 22nd, 2023.
The event drew a diverse audience, featuring representatives from various sectors across the LCDA communities. Distinguished guests included royal fathers such as HRM Oba Asunmo Ganiyu Aderibigbe, the Alayandelu of Odo-Ayandelu Kingdom, and HRM Oba Elias Omoloro, the Olota of Otta-Ikosi. Gazetted chiefs, Baales, CDC/CDA executives, religious leaders, party chieftains, and other prominent figures also made significant contributions.
Ikosi-Ejinrin LCDA’s Executive Chairman, Akogun Wale Raji Anomo, highlighted past achievements and the positive impact of previous stakeholders’ forums in ensuring people-centric governance. The Vice Chairman, Alhaji Wasiu Dehinsilu, and other Executive Cabinet members actively engaged in discussions, supported by Councillors, led by Deputy Leader of the House, Hon. Wahab Qudus. The council manager, Mr. Sunday Awobajo, and additional management staff were present.
The forum served as an open platform for stakeholders to address critical community issues and share insights crucial for shaping the 2024 budget. Discussions ranged from sustainable development initiatives to infrastructure improvements, educational enhancements, and overall resident welfare.
Chairman Anomo expressed gratitude to stakeholders for honoring the Council’s invitation, emphasizing the importance of collaborative efforts in achieving community goals. He reiterated Ikosi-Ejinrin LCDA’s commitment to transparent and inclusive governance.
HRM Oba Asunmo Ganiyu Aderibigbe, the Alayandelu of Odo-Ayandelu, commended Chairman Anomo’s purposeful leadership and offered constructive suggestions for a more prosperous LCDA. The chairman appreciated the feedback and pledged to address the highlighted areas.
This engagement underscores Akogun Wale Raji Anomo’s commitment to democratic ethics, ensuring that the community’s voice remains central in shaping policies, programs, and projects for a brighter future.