Agege Local Government Chairman, Hon. Jubreel Abdulkareem has provided a school bus to convey all students in the council from designated bus stops to school every day.
The gesture was part of activities marking memorating his 1,500 days in office.
The council chief also presented vehicles to all executive council officers, councillors, community development committee and the chieftaincy council members.
According to him, every child in school uniform would have access to the bus and teachers with their I.D card can also board the bus free of charge.
Hon. Abdulkareem said his administration is committed to child and youth development citing the graduation ceremony of hundreds of students from vocational training centre in various skills which include hairdressing, catering, home management and computer training.
He said roads among which are Kamoru Alimi, Desalu Lewis, Abeokuta Street were surfaced and upgraded while drains were constructed at Adepegba Street, Road 4 zone 1, LSDPC, Medium Estate, Apapa, Bankole and Kosoko Street.
He added that culvert was constructed at Lewu Iju Street, Lewu Summonu Street and Oke Street, Idimagoro.
The chairman declared that a healthy and hygienic environment has been created at all the primary health centres and immunisation programmes are given necessary support and backup.
He urged residents to take advantage of the diabetic and hypertension screening that is going on in the council’s health centres.
A member of the House of Reps from the council, Hon Samuel Adejare, congratulated the council boss on his achievements.
Adejare solicited support for the council leaders, urging the residents to pay their dues and levies regularly.
This, he said, would enable the council to improve on the development programmes.©Standard Gazette, 2021. Unauthorized use and/or duplication of this material without express and written permission from this site’s publisher is strictly prohibited. Excerpts and links may be used, provided that full and clear credit is given to Standard Gazette with appropriate and specific direction to the original content.