This was contained in the press release issued by Rabiu Abiodun Hassan ,Head, Public Affairs Unit ,Ikosi-Isheri Local Council Development Area on Wednesday, November 14, 2018.
IKOSI-ISHERI COUNCIL EMPOWERS RESIDENTS WITH BUSINESS TOOLS, CASH GIFT, DISTRIBUTES EDUCATIONAL MATERIALS TO PUBLIC PRIMARY SCHOOLS
As part of concerted effort to reduce the high level of poverty among the people and improve the standard of Primary Education, the Executive Chairman of Ikosi-Isheri Local Council Development Area,Engr Abdul Fatai Oyesanya, on Tuesday distributed free Grinding machines, Pop Corn machines, Hair Dryers and cash gifts to 50 residents of the council and free exercise books, white marker boards, marker pens and magnetic dusters to the twelve public primary schools in the council area.
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Delivering his keynote address during the colorful ceremony, held at the council secretariat, Engr Oyesanya stated that the provision of the empowerment tools and educational materials is in fulfilment of his administration desire to make positive impact in the life of the council residents.
The council chairman added that his administration, since assumption of office on July 25th,2017 has remained committed to making life meaningful for the people, as this is evident in all programmes and projects carried out by his administration.
The council chairman ,while reiterating the commitment of his administration towards provision of an enabling environment for the growth of small scale business and improved standard of primary education, urged public spirited individuals and private organizations to support government in the quest to improve the standard of education in Nigeria and eradicate poverty among the people.
He appealed to beneficiaries of the empowerment tools who are mostly women and youths to use them judiciously to make a living for themselves. Engr Oyesanya equally charged teachers and pupils in the council area to make judicious use of the various educational materials.
He concluded his address by appealing to residents of the council to ensure they pay promptly their various levies to the council’s purse as this will enable his administration to continue to give the people the much needed dividend of democracy.
The ceremony that was attended by the council’s Vice Chairman, Princess Bolanle Samiat Bada, the council’s Legislature Leader, Hon Akanni Ajibola Usman, wife of the Executive Chairman, Alhaja Kudirat Oyesanya, members of the Executive Committee of the council, other councillors, chieftains and members of All Progressives Congress(APC) in the council and the management staff, led by the Council Manager, Mrs Omoloju Comfort, also witnessed the presentation of cash gift of #5000 naira each to 24 residents by the Executive Chairman.
Rabiu Abiodun Hassan
Head, Public Affairs Unit