Empathy in Action as Akinloye 20M Cash Support Lifts 1000 Families in Eredo LCDA Amidst National Challenges

Amid Nigeria’s economic challenges post-fuel subsidy removal, kakalistiq.com reports that Hon. Monsuru Akinloye, the Chairman of Eredo LCDA, has displayed remarkable empathy and commitment to easing the burdens faced by citizens. At a poignant event held on Friday, March 22nd, 2024, the chairman announced a substantial cash support initiative aimed at providing relief to 1000 beneficiaries from the LCDA’s five wards, totalling 20 million Naira.

Acknowledging the profound hardships endured by Nigerians due to escalating living costs, Hon. Akinloye emphasized the government’s unwavering dedication to implementing measures that alleviate the suffering of the masses. He lauded the resilience and perseverance exhibited by citizens during these trying times, noting the collective courage displayed in the face of adversity.

Amidst discussions on national security concerns, including rampant cases of kidnapping, banditry, terrorism, and other criminal activities, Hon. Akinloye reiterated the LCDA’s commitment to prioritizing security matters. He highlighted initiatives such as empowering the local vigilante group (MUWON) and establishing the Eredo Joint Security Forum, designed to collaborate with other security agencies and foster community-based security efforts.

“In light of the recent cash support initiative where we assisted 1000 beneficiaries across our LCDA, I want to take a moment to address those residents who, unfortunately, did not benefit from this phase of the exercise. Your concerns and needs have not gone unnoticed, and I want to assure you that we are fully committed to inclusivity and fairness in our efforts to alleviate hardship within our community.”

“The significance of this event goes beyond its monetary value. As a responsive government, we must provide tangible support and relief measures. The impact of this cash support initiative on the beneficiaries cannot be overstated. We’ve witnessed firsthand the gratitude and hope it has instilled in our fellow citizens. From meeting basic needs to easing financial burdens, this initiative has made a tangible difference in the lives of those who received assistance.”

“I want to reassure all residents that we will continue to work tirelessly to expand our reach and ensure that no one is left behind. Our next phase will encompass a broader scope, aiming to capture more individuals and families who are in need. We are actively reviewing and strategizing to make this possible soon,” he stated in an interview.

The event was graced by esteemed dignitaries, including royal figures such as the Alara of Ilara, Aladeshonyin of Odo-Noforija, Alade Uraka of Poka, Omola of Odomola, Adegbajo of Odo-Gbawojo, and Aladepekun of Odo-Egiri, alongside political leaders like Hon. Wasiu Odeyemi, Yeye Olayinka Olusanya, Hon. Mahmud Agbaraojo, and Mrs. Stella Odufisan.

Former officials, including Hon. Adebanjo Shakitu (Johnbull), Hon. Sabiu Omolaja, Mr. Muyiwa Okesanya, and Prince Wale Salau, also graced the occasion, showcasing a unified front in support of the LCDA’s endeavours. The beneficiaries, representing diverse backgrounds, expressed heartfelt gratitude to the chairman, underscoring the profound impact of the cash support initiative on their lives and communities.

Hon. Monsuru Akinloye’s leadership stands as a beacon of compassion and proactive governance, embodying the spirit of unity and progress vital for building a resilient Eredo LCDA.


Kaka Babatunde

Kaka Babatunde

I am Kaka Babatunde, a budding academic researcher and media enthusiast whose experience in the media industry spans 3 years under @Ekohotblog as a field reporter. I'm a writer, serial volunteer, and community and youth development enthusiast whose collaborative efforts have immensely contributed to nation-building in Epe LGA, Lagos.

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