The Administration of Ijede LCDA under the Executive Chairmanship of Hon.Fatiu Jimoh Salisu today January 21st, 2021 presented a Budget of One Billion, four hundred and twenty Million, six hundred and ninety-two thousand, six hundred and seven naira and thirty-three kobo ( N 1,420, 692,607.33) for the financial Year 2021 for Ijede LCDA at the legislative Chamber.
The Budget christened “Budget of Achievement and Sustainability” was presented at the hallowed Chamber with all members of Legislative arm under the Leadership of Hon.Akeem Olorunlogbon Shitta, The Deputy Leader Hon.Falilat Taiwo, Majority Leader Hon.Saheed Bisiriyu and the Chief Whip Hon.Kehinde Fadeyi all in attendance.
In his Opening remarks, the Leader of the House, Hon.Akeem Shitta appreciated all invited guests, and the Executive Chairman in particular for the synergy that has existed between the arms of Government within the LCDA, he opined that the giant developmental-strides being experienced within the LCDA is a product of Unity of purpose and direction in reign within the various arms of Government.
He utilised the opportunity to appreciate the Lagos State Governor, His Excellency Babajide Olushola Sanwo-Olu for the 377 Ward Projects executed across the State and assuring the Executive Chairman of the LCDA on behalf of his team of their maximum support, understanding and co-operation in the smooth running of Ijede LCDA while promising the residents of making relevant bye-laws and performing their statutory oversight function.
The arrow head of the LCDA, Hon.Fatiu Jimoh Salisu eulogised the Legislators for their continuous dedication and commitment to the people of the LCDA, appreciated all invited Stakeholders and expatiated that the Budget of Y2021 has an increase of 22.4% above the Y2020 version and strongly believed would better the lots of the residents.
He was convinced that the Y2021 Budget as tagged would ensure the sustainability of various infrastructural projects and programmes across all the Wards in the LCDA, he pledged to consolidate on the gains made in the previous Budgets inspite various challenges encountered in the global economy in Y2020, COVID-19 Pandemic inclusive.
He again stated that his administration would be emphasizing on boosting the Internally Generated Revenue, securing the lives and properties of residents of the LCDA,improving the socio-economic and infrastructural development and taking the Youths and Vulnerables off the Streets to more meaningful ventures.
The Council Chairman after his remarks presented the Y2021 Financial Budget of Achievement and Sustainability to the Legislators for prompt perusal and timely approval for the good people of Ijede LCDA.
Stakeholders at the Event include but not limited to the Executive Chairman Hon.Fatiu Jimoh Salisu, the Vice Chairman Hon.Motunrayo Gbadebo-Alogba, the Council Scribe Hon.Kunle Olambiwonnu, Supervisors for Budget Hon.Lateef Tayo and other Executive Cabinet Members, the Leader of the House Hon.Akeem Shitta and other legislators, the Head of Administration Mrs.Sonate Adebanji, Head Budget Department Mrs Bilaminu and other Management Team Members, Apex Leader Chief Jamiu Adisa Goldenjay, Otunba Nojeem Fasasi, the Alajede-in-Council, the Obateru-in-Council, Grand Chief Imam Ijede LCDA, C.A.N Chairman,CDC Chairman and Media Houses etc.