Fellow Agboyi-Ketu Citizens,
On this historic day, October 1,2019, Nigeria, our beloved nation celebrates 59 years as a sovereign nation.
Upon this occasion, I congratulate all Nigerians, especially the amiable citizens of Agboyi-Ketu LCDA, the ever-conscious progress makers of good governance.
While the Independence celebrations have become a yearly routine, we must always remember to salute our founding fathers, who fought for our freedom and unity.
In view of this, it is imperative that we continually to act in line with ideals of a true Independent nation by exhibiting brotherly love to live together in harmony.
As a governing body, this year’s Independence provides another platform to showcase the landmark achievements of our administration, as the plethora of achievements recognized the key tenets of our continued progress.
Therefore, we must understand that the robust relationship with the populace in the last two years thus far has ushered in massive development to the accomplishment table.
Thus, over the years, we have recorded notable success to make life meaningful for our people,and this pledge will have rigorously pursued.
With the projects dotting the nooks and crannies of the LCDA, it must be said that our administration has invested in the provision infrastructure with the construction of several roads totalling 22.7km in a bid to ensure smooth flow of traffic, construction of new administrative building to address the perennial problem of office accommodation, construction of Agboyi-Ketu Shopping Arcade, construction/ renovation of blocks of classrooms.
Further to this, we have procured transformers to support communities with the challenges of load shedding.
On Education, we have sustained our yearly program of free distribution of educational materials, distribution of GCE forms and distribution of bursary awards.
In the health sector, our administration has organized several awareness program to improve welfare and well being of our citizenry. Also, in the last two years, we have organized periodical free medical missions, free eye care programs among other notable programs.
Likewise, the Agboyi-Ketu Empowerment Scheme termed ‘We Lift’, an empowerment initiative of our administration will be flagged off soonest, this is to begin comprehensive training for the first batch beneficiaries already shortlisted.
Going forward with the developmental drive, this celebration provides another opportunity to assure our citizenry of our administration’s drive to achieve more developmental projects for the betterment of humanity, and as well as our communities.
Therefore , in our quest to achieve our aim of a prosperous LCDA, we wish to implore our patriotic citizens to put extra effort in performing their duties and responsibilities, as the resources available will determine the developmental height.
Once again, I congratulate you, and may the flag of our country always fly high and higher as we mark the 59th Independence Day
Mayor Dele Oshinowo
Executive Chairman, Agboyi-Ketu LCDA