Former President, Olusegun Obasanjo, has
leased out his 25-bedroom building, at N10 per annum, in Ibogun
village, Ifo Local Government Area of Ogun State, for the use of the
newly established Coker-Ibogun Local Council Development Area, LCDA, of
the All Progressives Congress, APC.
The building which is in Ibogun, the
hometown of Obasanjo, will serve as the Secretariat of the Council, and
the former President rented it out at such amount in appreciation of the
new Council, which was created by the APC.
The Ogun State
Governor, Ibikunle Amosun, according to Premium Times, recently
established 52 LCDAs, aimed at delivering dividends of democracy to the
The Chairman of the Coker-Ibogun LCDA,
Juwon Gbadebo, said Obasanjo’s kind gesture would enhance further
development in the State.
Gbadebo said the Council has
reconstructed an extension of a mini-water scheme and sunk a motorised
borehole, to prevent water-borne diseases through the provision of
drinkable water in Iyanalogbo area.
The Leader of the State House of
Assembly Committee on Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Olusola
Sonuga, urged the LCDA to “maximise resources and generate more
Sonuga added that, the LCDAs should work more to ensure that the people at the grassroots enjoy the dividends of democracy.