A parley between the Four ruling house and stakeholders of Odo-Ogun community in Agboyi Ketu Lcda, under Kosofe at the boundary of the local council between Ikorodu with a team of Chinese investors led by Mr. Lin Anping may soon see the riverine community witnessing massive infrastructural development and job creation in the rural community located along the Lagos-Ikorodu highway.
According to the details of the proposed odo Ogun community development plan unveiled yesterday during a stakeholders’ and townhall meeting, Anping, said the investor will provide residential houses for the villagers, police station, health centre, recreation centre, schools, shopping mall, potable water and other basic amnities as part of the projects tagged ‘Odo-Ogun Castle Estate’.
Responding to the stakeholders questions who sort know his experience Anping said“the project would be his first project in Nigeria, I have done a number of projects in China where I come from. But I have plans to develop this community into a castle which will be named ‘Odo-Ogun Castle’. According to the development project plan, we have made reservation for resident houses for the villagers, good road, hospitals, schools, shopping mall, water corporation, among others, will be built in the Castle,”
The meeting was attended by traditional rulers, religious leaders , Community Development Association leaders, youth groups representatives, women leaders, indigenous groups’ leaders and numerous other residents.
Oba Abdullateef Adewale Amodemaja of Maparaland, Agbada, Ogun State, who also attended the meeting, said, “the project is laudable for the development of this community and I am in total support of the development plans. This community has been in a deplorable state over the years and we must endeavour to embrace this opportunity
Secretary of the Odo-Ogun Indigenous Progressive Movement Committee set up by the Odo-Ogun community to scrutinise the project proposal, Yusuf Muyideen, said, “the project is one of the best things that will ever happen to us in Odo-Ogun. All residents will benefit immensely from the project because it presents us with employment, economic development and good standard of living for the people.”