The 2020 Community Day Celebrations themed, “Promise Made, Promise Kept, More to come” was held on Tuesday, 22 December 2020 at Police College Ground, GRA Ikeja. The event witnessed many Community Development Associations winning several prizes and Laurels such as Buses and Cash Gifts.
Out of the over 4000 Community projects embarked upon and inspected by the f, Local Government and Community Affairs for the year 2020, Two top-notch Community Development Associations based in Ifako-Ijaiye Local Council area namely Harmony and Sokedile were awarded a certificate and the sum of Five Hundred Thousand Naira each (N500,000:00) for being two of the best performing Community Development Associations within the state.
The Ifako-Ijaiye Contingent was led by Hon. Femi Afikuyomi (JP), Supervisor for Agricultural Services and Mr Johnson, The Head of Department, Agricultural Services.
Harmony Estate single-handedly constructed and Tarred 23 Streets with Drainages and also Constructed fence for demarcation and security/ Erosion While Sokedile, constructed its major Road which was in phases with Culverts. Barrister Shina Agbesusi, Harmony CDA Chairman received the cash cheque award for Harmony Estate while Emeritus Professor Peter Olufemi Adeniyi received on behalf of Sokedile CDA.
It is no doubt that it was the proactiveness and Doggedness of Apostle Oloruntoba Oke, Executive Chairman Ifako-Ijaiye LGA and the CDC Chairman, Pst. Samuel Olu Opajobi that motivated and encouraged the proactive CDA’s not to wait upon the Government alone at upgrading Infrastructures in their Communities.
It is however another feather to the cap of the Oke led administration as this achievement for both winners CDA’s compliments his outstanding Development within the council area in last three and half years in office.
The council Chairman Congratulated the two CDA’s who are winners and the CDC Chairman. He, however, enjoined others to emulate their selfless service to humanity.