It has been praise galore for Local Council Development Area Chairman of Apapa Iganmu Local Government, Madam Funmilayo Akande Mohammed, as she commission the first public library in Apapa Iganmu LCDA
The able chairman, in the company of Lagos’ most cherished mother and Senator, Madam Oluremi Tinubu, commissioned the landmark project in the community, the first ever public library for the youth, the elderly, and research analysts. The Library is named Senator Oluremi Tinubu Modern Library.
It is a colourful 1-storey building laced in chocolate and brown with modern facility and educational tools of international standard and it is located at the central point of the community for every parent’s accessibility.
The event was kick-started with a presentation of cake by the entire staff of the LCDA championed by the Head of Admin.
The community members also showed love and support for the chairman as market women, children and youths showcased their dancing skills to entertain the guest who came to support the chairman.
The traditional leaders also came in
Lagos state government was also duly represented as all the executive, legislative and the judicial arms of the state were recognized.
Yeye Oluremi Tinubu, a serving senator at the National Assembly, described the activities of Madam Funmilayo as eventful, adding that she did not act as a new person in the system but has proved her worth.
She also pontificated on the benefits of basic primary education and youth empowerment as a bearing on grooming coordinated, sound and future leaders.
She, however, called on the chairman to ensure the even spread of amenities across the community.
The implored the youths of Apapa Iganmu LCDA to maintain decorum and be of good behavior, and assure them she will support them wholeheartedly on the condition that they will be of good behaviour and support the chairman.
Yeye Oluremi Tinubu also noted that the community members have been enjoying basic grassroots amenities through the goodwill of the able chairman as the people evidently turned out en masse to show support for Funmilayo Akande, attesting to her kind gesture which shows that she has human feelings, and loved by many.
One of those who showered encomiums on Madam Funmilayo is the member of Lagos State House of Assembly, Desmond Olushola Elliot who commended the developmental strides of the new administration, especially in the areas of education and youth development.
Making the commendation on Wednesday, February 13, 2019, Desmond described Funmilayo as a visionary, with strategy to boost modern education as a way of creating jobs and reorienting the young breed in the community.
He called on all education advocates to return to the profession as there exists in it lots of opportunities for better and peaceful living.
Lending his voice, Lagos Island East LCDA chaimena, Comrade Basua said that Madam Funmilayo has achieved a remarkable height in his days in the area of security, education and community development.
He stressed that the drastic reduction of criminal activities in the community had added to the influx of genuine businessmen, thereby boosting the economy of the state.
Hon Ayo Joseph of the national House of Reps pointed out that before the action of the chairman on education and security, he had done graciously well in his days in office by touching every sector with special regard to security.
While hoping that the progressive effort of the chairman continues, Hon. Owolabi Olorunoje said that the constitution of education committee by the chairman to ensure that education is given a pride of place would create employment for the teeming youths and also place food on the table of the masses
He urged the Bashua administration to maintain the tempo of development.
He noted that his project was a giant step which the country had emulated, adding that it was a sign that the chairman was a seasoned technocrat.
The CM LCDA Chairman, also added that the Chairman had shown that she has a good programme for the community and urged her not to relent or get distracted.