Following the successful election of new Executive members as instructed by the State Government, the Executive Chairman of Ikeja Local Government, Dr. Mojeed Alabi Balogun, has inaugurated the newly electedmembers of the Ikeja LGA Community Development Committee (CDC).
The inauguration ceremony took place inside the conference hall of the office of the Executive Chairman.
The event, which started with an opening prayer offered by one of the Excos, was followed by the welcome address by the Chairman of the CDC, Ikeja LGA, Alhaji Sulukhaleen Oshiberu.
In his welcome address, he appreciated the efforts and support of Dr. Mojeed Alabi Balogun towards the CDC in the past and presently.
The inauguration ceremony was followed by the speech of the Council Chairman as he welcome members and Executive Members of the CDC.
In his remarks, Council Boss, Dr. Balogun, congratulated and admonished everyone present at the event as well as the Executive members, tasking all elected Executive members to deliver greater community development to the people of the community.
“I am quite sure you all are capable to deliver in your respective duties. It is very imperative for each and every one of you to deliver on your mandate. There must not be room for any error because once there is a dent on anyone, there is a dent on everyone. I want to believe we can always trust you. Majority of you were among the Executive team in the last dispensation. If you have not been forthcoming, you would not have been re-elected again. I want to congratulate you all once again.”
“We equally want to put you on your toes too. Once we receive any complaint, you are the first set of people to take responsibility. Whenever there are issues, you can equally come to a round-table, deliberate on issues, come to a logical conclusion, and arrive at a consensus. Once this is done, I want to assure you all that the Government would always be there when necessary to support and assist you” Dr. Balogun said.
Immediately after the Chairman’s speech was the official inauguration and presentation of certificates to the newly elected Executive members. This was done by the Council Chairman himself. Thereafter, a closing speech was given by the Supervising Councilor for Agriculture, Deaconess Adedipe.
In her closing remarks, she encouraged all the Executive members to work collectively as a team. She further assured the newly executive members of good tidings to come in the continuation of administration of Dr. Mojeed Alabi Balogun.
The inaugural ceremony was attended by notable personalities within Ikeja LG Council. These included Mrs. Mosunmola Okoka-Otaiku, Ikeja LG Council Manager; Hon. Yomi Musbau Mayungbe, Vice Chairman, Ikeja Local Government; Alhaji R. B. Bada, Head, Agric Department; Hon. (Deaconess) Adedipe, Supervisory Councilor for Agric., as well as other members of the Ikeja LGA CDC.