A responsible government is one that relentlessly seeks after the welfare and development of its people. As part of the efforts to ensure people at the grassroots level are carried along with government activities and projects, and also feel the impact of democracy’s dividends, Shomolu Constituency II on Friday, October 6, 2017 held Stakeholder’s meeting at the Bariga LCDA to discuss issues and solutions concerning the community.
Speaking during the meeting, was the Chief Whip of Lagos state House of Assembly, Hon. Rotimi Abiru who stated that the stakeholders’ meeting was basically a platform to get feedback from constituents in order for the representatives to serve the people better, “It is important we know what the people are lacking in terms of developmental projects and proffer likely solutions. This is why this year’s stakeholder’s meeting is tagged: True Representation and Accountability.”
Hon. Abiru added that the annual meeting has so far given the grassroots a platform to table matters which affect them and demand what is needed in the communities, thereby allowing members of the State House of Representatives to present them to Governor Akinwunmi Ambode for consideration.
Also present at the event was the Bariga LCDA Chairman, Hon Kolade Alabi, who seized the opportunity to appreciate constituents for their support for voting him in as the during the LGs election, he however promised his administration will be a responsive government.
Hon. Abiru Rotimi in his remarks revealed that the Lagos State arm will continue to be the best in Nigeria as a lot of people’s oriented programmes that will transformed lives of residents of the state will be implemented.