Prince Michael Ogungbemi, the Chairman of Ajoni Local Council Development Area (LCDA) has inaugurated multimillionaire projects completed through a partnership between his administration and the international organization Build A School Initiative in Africa (BASIA).

The inaugurated projects included four modern classrooms constructed for St. Stephen’s Primary School and 55 market stalls in Ayobode-Ekiti, a community within the council’s jurisdiction.

All Nigeria Latest News reports that the event was part of the First Anniversary of the creation of “Ajoni LCDA in Ekiti State.

Prince Ogungbemi his speech said the projects were inline with the vision of the Biodun Abayomi Oyebanji’s administration in wooing international development partners to the State for developmental projects.

He explained that the management of the LCDA entered into a productive partnership with several foreign/international NGO’s, government agencies and private organization inorder to complement the development agenda of government.

Presenting his score card Ogungbemi said the LCDA has purchased and installed Solar street lights electricity at Iyemero, Ipao and Itapaji respectively to lighten up the border towns against insecurity and insurgencies, among others and on-going projects.

Ogungbemi said the idea was to raise the bar of the local government administration in Ekiti by ensuring that the people have access to Empowerment and development.

Ogungbemi used the occasion to appreciate Ekiti State Government for its unflinching support.

Prince Ogungbemi further pledged his full determination to always put the Local Council first in his mind and always ensure that records of good things never ceases in the council during his term in office, he also pledged the support of the Local council towards achieving remarkable success for Governor Oyebanji’s administration.

In his speech, Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Biodun Oyebanji, represented by his deputy, Afuye, assures Ajoni LCDA community of government stretching his hands of love towards Ajoni citizens and encouraged them to ensure their support for the chairman towards recording more meaningful success in the area.

The governor, who said his administration is committed to qualitative education at all levels, noted that education is one of his administration’s six point agenda under Human Capital Development.

Oyebanji, added that the LCDA chairman is a loyal, committed and trustworthy fellow who is reliable for the development of the area for the people.

The Governor promised adequate funding of Local Governments, LG, and Local Council Development Areas, LCDAs, across Ekiti State.

He said funding local governments is aimed at building the local economy, as well as improving the internally generated revenue, IGR, of the state.

Oyebanji who said his administration is committed to qualitative education at all levels, noted that education is one of his administration’s six point agenda under Human Capital Development.

‘If you look at our six point agenda you will see human capital development, that is where education seats and for us in Ekiti we believe that ideas rules the world and the only way you can get idea is through knowledge, the only way to get knowledge is through education and we also know that the quality of education, relevance of knowledge you are getting and functionality is very important so as a government we have decided to prioritize access to education’ Oyebanji said.

The President and CEO of BASIA Dr Victor Ukorebi while handing the project noted that the contruction of the classrooms, is a deliberate effort to reduce the number of out-of-school children globally.

Ukorebi, said the organisation is working closely with Ekiti State to achieve all the 17 SDGs goals by 2030, especially quality education.

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