2020 Budget: Bariga LCDA in Partnership With ReclaimNaija Organized Town Hall Meeting With Community Leaders


Thursday, 10 October 2019.

2020 Local Government Budget: ReclaimNaija in partnership with Bariga Council organized Town Hall Meeting with Community Leaders.

In the quest to maintain an open door policy administration, Bariga LCDA in partnership with ReclaimNaija organized a town hall meeting to sensitized community leaders on contribution to Local Council budget.

Recall that March 2019 the council Chairman presented the year 2019 budget to her legislative arm tagged Budget of Consolidation ’  which implies that this administration is more committed to implementing projects and programmes that will have meaningful impact on the life of the populace in such a way that individual, neighborhood and community will be provided with necessary facilities; infrastructure and conducive environment that will make them utilize their full potentials and capabilities with the removal of any form of hindrances to individual economic development as hope will be kept alive among the populace.

Bariga Vice Chairman Hon Adeola Kuponiyi yesterday represents the Council Chairman Hon Kolade Alabi at the 2019 meeting with community leader. Adeola who declared the meeting open with her Opening remarks on demand to further  create more synergy with the community leaders ahead of the council 2020 local council budget.

The Vice Chairman advocated on the needs for more of such gathering to further work better for the development of Bariga LCDA.

"The council Chairman has been working day and night to ensure all sectors receives touch of his transformation agenda knowing that weather has been one of the major reasons for the slow pace of work across all the ongoing projects", Kuponiyi said.

Kuponiyi Adeola who took her time to give a comprehensive break down of the journey so far correlating to 2019 Budget, apprised the community leaders that the environmental team under the leadership of the council Chairman had been working 24hours to ensure cleanliness within the community.

She concluded her remarks as she assures that immediately the raining season ends all project shall rapidly continue.

During the program ReclaimNaija ambassador uses the medium to sensitized participants on needs for all residence to make meaningful contributions toward the 2020 budget formulation.

She encouraged all resident of Bariga LCDA to pay their taxes to assist the local government to do more on infrastructural developments agenda.

Mrs. Adesina the head of Budget to the Council thanked ReclaimNaija for the initiative to orientate as she elucidates more on Bariga budget formulation and her utilisation. She also used the timeout to seek for the continuous support to sencitised residence of Bariga to pay their tax to the council which that's how best ongoing projects can be done without any delay.

While speaking on Security,  Hon. Hakeem supervisor for Agriculture, "we have a security template in place that's working for us". Hakeem further infomed community leaders present at the meeting that Bariga LCDA leadership has zero tolerance for crime as he advocated that the council boss has mutual relationship with all security agencies in Bariga LCDA to protect life and property of her residents.

Speaking on behalf of the community leaders was Baale of Apeleyin Community, he thanked the organizers of the program as well as the Bariga leadership for the opportunity for all to brainstorm ahead, he tabled his tenses that its high time Bariga leadership make provision for Fire Emergency Depot in her forthcoming Budget as he promised the council leadership a land in his community, he concluded his appreciation note as he demanded for official cars for all the Baales in Bariga LCDA to bring succour to their selfless service to community development.

Hon. Bukola Adedeji SLG while giving the closing remarks on behalf of council officials present thanked the community leaders as well as the organizers for the good timeout to brainstorm ahead of 2020 budget, she reassured all community leaders present of the Council Chairman Hon. Alabi kolade shall adequate response to all opinions and contributions.

In attendance were: Hon Adeola Kuponiyi Council Vice Chairman, Hon Bukola Adedeji SLG, Council Manager, Hon. Samuel Apata Council Treasurer, Councilors, Supervisors, Bariga CAN President, Baales, CDC Chairman, CDA Excos, ReclaimNaija ambassadors and party faithful members.

Caleb Olonitola
S.A on Media
to the Chairman,
Bariga LCDA

Photo Credit
@Adebayo Olaitan

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