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 grassroots. 

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 revenue.”

Sonuga added that, the LCDAs should work more to ensure that the people at the grassroots enjoy the dividends of democracy.


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