The governor of Ogun State, Dapo Abiodun, on Thursday, inaugurated some projects in Ijebu Ode Local Government Area.
Dapo at a reception held at the Millennium Hall, Itoro, Ijebu Ode to welcome him to the LG, said he was committed to making local government areas viable.
The governor, who was represented by the commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Afolabi Afuape, said, “This administration is ready and willing to make local governments in the state more viable, and not just mere salary-paying centres, we hope to get regular feedback from you, to enable us to know your priority needs.”
The projects inaugurated include; the 500 KVA Transformer at Isiwo; 500 KVA Transformer at Imupa; 20 Open Stalls at Abattoir Market, Yemule; Shopping Complex at Arcade Ground; and Shopping Complex at Oke Aje Market.
The Chairman, Transition Committee, Ijebu Ode Local Government, Engineer Olugbenga Olugbile, during the ceremony, revealed that the release of funds by the governor added to the Internally Generated Revenue had greatly helped the local government in the execution of the projects.
His Royal Highness, Oba A.S. Salisu, Lamodi of Isiwo, expressed gratitude for the inauguration of a transformer in his community, bringing to an end, 12 months without electricity supply.