The 3-day celebration of the first anniversary of the administration of Executive Chairman, Ojodu LCDA Hon. David Olusegun Odunmbaku climaxed with the second edition of “Breakfast with the Chairman”, the commissioning of Oke-ira Central Primary Health Care Centre (PHC), Apata Oke-ira, and the presentation of a brand-new ambulance.
The grand- finale had in attendance, captains of industries, professionals and representatives from companies located within Ojodu LCDA. The corporate meeting, a brainchild of the Odunmbaku, was initiated to further ensure transparency, accountability and harmonious relationship with the corporate stakeholders.
During his presentation titled “Ojodu: The Challenges, Opportunities, Partnerships and Sustainable Developments”, Odunmbaku highlighted the need for synergy between public and private entities in order to surmount the teaming challenges of the present realities.
“Since the inception of our administration, we have been vigorously working to better the standard of living of the good people of Ojodu LCDA through the HEYS agenda (Health, Education, Youth empowerment and Social Infrastructure). However, with the meagre resources at our disposal, we’ve been able to actualize a couple of people-oriented project. But with the adequate help and subventions from all our responsive and responsible corporate citizens, through (Corporate Social Responsibilities), we would jointly build a society of our dreams” said Odunmbaku.
Likewise, while clamoring for more supports from the stakeholders, the Chairman reiterated various projects embarked upon since his inception ranging from the upgrade of PHCCs, ICT & vocational Training Centres, youth empowerment, teachers’ motivation, financial assistance to the widows, senior citizens, and entrepreneurs amongst others. “But just like ‘Oliver Twist’ he sought for more to deliver more”.
While giving a remark at the event, Ojodu LCDA CDC Chairman, Engr. Femi Abiona eulogized the Mayor for threading on the unique path of accountability and openness. He also noted that the relentless efforts of the Mayor in conspicuous in all the nooks and crannies of the LCDA.
The event ended with the commissioning of the newly renovated PHC and ambulance at Apata Oke-ira. The Medical Officer Health, Dr. Anne Okonma reemphasized the need to patronize the adequately-equipped (with 24hours power supply) facility for qualitative health services.
Also present at the events were traditional rulers, legislators, executive committee members, management staff, and other stakeholders.