Ayede LCDA Boss, Hon. Aderemi Seeks More Support, Lauds Oyebanji Giants Stride

  • By Demola Atobaba, Ado-Ekiti

As part of his administration efforts to bring dividends of democracy to the nooks and crannies of Ayede community, the Executive Chairman of Ayede Local Council Development Area of Ekiti State, Hon. Aderemi Ajayi has appealed to the people of his town to offer massive support so as to ensure a functional LCDA that would herald a robust developmental projects in that axis of Ekiti.

He gave the appealed in an interactive session with newsmen at the council secretariat in Ayede-Ekiti.


Hon. Aderemii who pledged his administration readiness to partner with the NUJ Online Media Chapel for regular reportage of the LCDA activities, reiterated the importance of media practitioners in a democratic settings.

His words: “We can’t do without media, what we are doing here needs adequate publicity for people to be abreast of our activities and through the partnership we can get assistance”.

The Council boss explained the major source of internally generated Revenue was Ayede market, which he said was meagre for the enormous plans and policies he had for the LCDA. “Ayede LCDA is made up of only One Ward, so our Internally Generated Revenue is meagre. Although, we are engaging the Okada riders, artisans and drivers union on the need to always pay their rates. The city of Rome was not built in a day, we shall continue to explore ways to make things happen in the LCDA”.

While appreciating the former and current Governors of the State, Kayode Fayemi and Biodun Oyebanji for the establishment of LCDAs in Ekiti and its funding, the chairman promised to navigate for functionality of the LCDA.

Addressing the issue of insecurity in Ayede community, Hon. Aderemi disclosed that the LCDA security outfit named Akonet is always on patrol of both forest and town, day and night. Adding that Akonet work with other security operatives to maintain peace in the area. He urged the people of Ayede to be security conscious and report any strangers roaming around to the security officers.

The LCDA boss who lauded the governor of Ekiti State, Biodun Oyebanji for the prompt release of the abducted students, prayed God to put an end to kidnapping in the state.

He frowned at the killing of the Onimojo and Elesun by unknown gunmen and the abduction of students in Emure Ekiti, said the incidents called for sober reflection and strong security architecture to combat the ugly menace in order to forestall such occurrences.

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