Gov. Adeleke deepens grassroots development, presents cheques to community associations

Fri, Feb 2, 2024
By editor


THE Executive Governor of Osun State, Senator Ademola Adeleke, has reiterated his commitment to the well-being of people at the grassroots in the state, saying that his administration will continue to focus on projects that directly impact lives at the communities.

Governor Adeleke stated this on Thursday at a brief ceremony for the presentation of cheques to communities to execute series of projects across the state.

The governor, who was represented by the Commissioner for Rural Development and Community Affairs, Ayobami Ganiyu Ola-Oluwa, said the administration was deeply interested in driving development and growth for communities in the state, pointing that the latest intervention would go a long way in addressing the needs of the people at the grassroots.

He charged communities to take advantage of the gesture of the government in meeting their needs by proper maintenance of the projects cited in their communities, saying the projects belong to them the moment they are delivered.

“The essence of community contributions is to ensure maintenance of the projects and communities, you must ensure that you maintain them,” he admonished. 

“Once you receive cheque, I urge you to begin work immediately as we have plan to commission some of the projects by March. Governor appreciates communities for their support for his administration and will continue to do things that will improve their situations,” the Commissioner added.

Ola-Oluwa commended the General Manager of the Osun Community and Social Development Agency, Aderonke Funmi Abokede and the entire workforce in the agency, saying their effort has contributed significantly to delivering governance to the people at the grassroots.

According to the statement by Mallam Olawale Rasheed, spokesperson to the State Governor by Olawale Rasheed, spokesperson to the state governor, the Special Adviser to Governor Adeleke on Community and Social Development Agency, CSDA, Nurudeen Emiloju, enjoined communities to reciprocate the good gesture of the Adeleke administration by maintaining the projects in their areas, saying the purpose of the intervention was to make lives more refreshing for them.

He tasked benefiting communities to use the money received for projects without any delay, warning that the agency does not pay variation on projects and so, communities should not waste time in using money received for materials to be used for projects.

In her remarks earlier, the GM of the OSCDA, Abosede applauded Governor Adeleke for showing interest in development at the grassroots, calling on the beneficiaries to make good use of the opportunity by securing and keeping the projects in their areas in good working conditions.

She assured that the agency under her will not stop to provide the needed support for the Adeleke’s administration in fulfilling the needs of the people at the grassroots.


-February 2, 2024 @ 12:20 GMT|