The Lagos East lawmaker, Senator Sikiru Adebayo Osinowo speaking with the press men shortly after the successful swearing in ceremony of Mayoress of Ikosi Isheri Lcda, Princess Samiat Abolanle Bada advised the new chairperson to maintain and sustain the legacy projects the former Chairman left uncompleted.
“My advice to her is to follow the foot steps of the former Chairman of the counci, i believe this new Chairman is a nice person, good person and she has never involved her in any political indecency. So, I believe she is going to perform”.
Speaking on his take on local government autonomy Senator Osinowo said ” local government is the best way to go. It’s going to enhance performance of the local government that’s the executive of the local government can act without any hindrance”.
I think is the best way to go if truly we want to help the grassroots that’s the way to be, I want to subscribe to it. It’s the perfect way and nice thing to do”, the federal lawmaker , sen. Sikiru stated.
Speaking further on the workability of the local government autonomy where Lagos is having 20 Local governments and 37 Local Council Dévelopment areas not enlisted in the Constitution of the federal republic of Nigeria he said” Lagos is the heartbeat of Nigeria. What we did in past and trying to do others state are emulating and copy.
Foreexample; few years ago we talked about security; state police and people said no. Now you can see what is happening in Nigeria.