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A member of the Ogun State House of Assembly ,representing Odeda local government, Hon Olusegun Elemide has put smiles in the faces of his constituents, with grading of roads and reconstruction of market Stalls.
The Lawmaker made good his earlier promises to the people of Odeda local government as he embarked on the grading of roads in Odeda ,Opeji and Obantoko areas of the local government.
Findings showed that the over ten kilometre Kongudu-Akepe-Fijabi -Bode Olude road,which had remained source of worries to residents was graded by Hon Elemide to make the make the axis motorable with residents in the area heaving sigh of relief that, at least, succour had reached them.
This feat is in addition to many others,such as provision of bore holes ,cash gifts to people,facilitation of people oriented projects ,have in the past,endeared Hon Elemide,to the hearts of his people in Odeda.
Aside from the road project which has continued to keep tongues wagging,Hon Elemide, it was learnt,last week,reconstructed 16 open market stalls in Odeda ,with market women ,trooping out in their large numbers to grace the event and giving kudos to the lawmaker.
Speaking while handing over the reconstructed stalls to the executive chairman of the local goevervment,Afolosade Adeyemo ,Hon Elemide called for synergy between local government staff and traders,in order to boost the council’s revenue.
He explained that he embarked on some projects in the local government to complement the efforts of the state and local governments,in the face of the dwindling economy of the company.
” A lot of factors had affected the allocations from the federal government. and this ,we all know ,had affected the performances of the two tiers of government”Elemide noted with palpable worries,boldly written on his face.
In her remarks the local government Chairman,Afolasade Adeyemo appreciated Hon Elemide for touching the life ves of his people positively.
“I am not surprised that he did this for us.This is not his first time of doing this like this.During his first as lawaker he was visible at the grassroots.He did very well for his people because has Odeda local government in his mind,always.” Adeyemo said.
The Chief Imam of Odeda ,Oluyide Olajide,in his welcome address ,like Oliver Twist,asked for more dividend of democracy from Hoñ Elemide for the local government.
Tho Olori Parakoyi(Market leader)of Odeda,Chief Oluseye Titus and the Asiwaju
Iyaloja, Musili Abolade in their separate speeches, expressed happiness over Him Elemide’s efforts towards the upliftment of Odeda market, describing it as the first in the history market.
“We want more stalls, particularly for our members who sells “garri and elubo(yam flour) “the duo said, as the equally asked for some other social amenities in the market.
The royal father of Odeda, Oba David Olorunnisola thanked Hon Elemide
for the project, noting “if we have two of him in Our midst, Odeda local government would have surpassed his current status in the comity of local governments”