By OSENI YUSUF, Ibadan
The Landlord and landladies Akingbile/Oluana/Lagbe areas of Moniya, Akinyele Local Government Area Ibadan, the state capital has inaugurated the newly elected executive, on Saturday 8th August.
The inauguration marks the end of the 4 years tenure ( June 2016-June 2020) of elder E. S Olaimi populaly known as “Arowo”.
In his farewell address made available to newsmen, the outgoing chairman said, Akingbile/Oluana/Lagbe/ areas of Akinyele is one of the blessed environment where God endowed with enlightened and wonderful personalities in all walks of live, leading to a continuous general development in the area. Olaomi further stated that, being the most enviable area in Akinyele, the community has recorded landmark achievement in the area of renovation of Hallogen hall, Construction of school for educational purposes, Road construction, Security enlightenment, Akingile/Oluana/Lagbe day celebration and the newly constituted Environmental committee to see to the cleanliness of the areas, being the first of it’s kind in Akinyele local government.
He reteirated the tireless efforts of the residents of the community for making the areas habitable for all to live and do there legitimate businesses, with a commendable appreciation to rank and file in the society for making his tenure a success.
Speaking to the newly elected Chairman, Deacon Jonathan Oyeku said, since he was in this area, he noticed that it’s a peaceful environment and undivided collaboration and support is second to known here. This has always inspired me to use all my strength to serve the good of this area before being elected as the 10th Chairman of today.
Oyeku stated that, the community comprises of 6 zones where the mantle of leadership is usually rotated every 4years at the general level of the administration of this community.The chairmanship position was unanimously bestowed on me by my people in zone 2 on the basis of trust.
“Alot of people always hope to live and owns property here because of the high level of security checks put in place.This area is gifted with great people who are always ready to continuously work for the development of the area. “
The area has also recorded outstanding achievement in the areas of education with building of schools, facilitation of community healthcare center with society notable personalities in the area who made it a reality.
The new chairman opined that, effort has been put in place by the 10th administration led by him to work on laudable programs which includes; beautification of the entry point of the area, establishment of database for easy identification of residents and numbers of building in this community, installation of solar energy to giving the areas proper lighting from all the books and cranny of the community to forestall security architecture of the area.
He also added that, history book of Akingbile/Oluana/Lagbe will be written to facilitate continuous learning of this community to knowning, the origin and other cultural facts. This and more are what the new leadership looks forward to achieving.
Awards were also presented to outstanding personalities in the community who had contributed immensely to the geometrical development of the community.
Present at the event were, the Royal fathers, technocrats, politicians and other dignitaries far and near.Also available are officials of the Oyo state environmental services.