The Executive Chairman, Ifako-Ijaye Local Government Council, Prince Usman Akanbi Hamzat , (UAH )has presented keys of Sport-Utility Vehicles (SUVs) to the Councillors in the area.
Usman presented the key to the owners in a brief ceremony at the council headquarters in Idiagbon area.
Both the Leader and Deputy Leader of the Legislative Arm, Hon. Victor Onifade and Hon. Jelili Adetunji (from Ward F and Ward A respectively) received Toyota Highlander SUVs each, while other members of the Legislative Arm received Toyota Lexus 350 SUVs.
Other receipients of the chairman’s gesture were Hon. Sholola Oluwole “Okito” (Ward B and Chairman House Committee on Environment), Hon. Sharafadeen Bola Kareem (Ward C1 and Chief Whip), Hon. Ibrahim Oriyomi Adenekan (Ward C2 and Chairman House Committee on Infrastructure), Hon. Olaleye Rasaq Aremu (Ward D and the Majority Leader) and Hon. Adebo Samuel Kayode (Ward E and Deputy Chief Whip).
Council leader, Hon. Onifade, who spoke on behalf of the Councillors commended the Chairman for the bold initiative and affirmed the legislators’ commitment towards achieving #GreaterIfakoIjaiye.
One of the members of the party, Tola Adeniyi, who spoke to our reporter, commended the chairman of Ifako-Ijaye for this good gesture to the councilors, adding that the councilors should reciprocate the action of the chairman by working hard to make effective legislation for the benefit of the people of the local government, ensure and accelerate her development.
Another resident who witnessed the occasion described the presentation of the new cars as historical since the creation of the local government.
He added that the councilors should count themselves lucky and work for the good of all the residents.
Also at the presentation ceremony were the Vice Chairman of Ifako-Ijaiye Local Government, Hon. Mrs. Oluwatoyin Awoniyi Akerele; the Secretary to the Local Government (SLG), Hon. Fasusi Kolawole A – Mr Bachel; the Acting Council Manager, Alhaja Modupe Ogungbo-Alimi alongside other HOD’s and HOU’s; all Supervisory Councillors and Special Advisers to the Council Chairman among others.