Barely a year he constructed and commissioned about N150m State of the art structures along the obalende road, Ikoyi, Lagos, which comprises well equipped Health care centre; community hall; demolished and rebuild mosque and two public toilets, the youthful Executive Chairman of Ikoyi- Obalende Local Government Development Area, LCDA, Mr. Fuad Atanda Lawal has again executed another wonderful projects worth
Millions of Naira for the residents of Obalende ward “A”, Ikoyi, Lagos.
The Latest projects executed by the Chairman is the provision of street lights in five major street of Obalende which included Obalende road, Ajeniya, Odo, Eleshin, Moshalashi and Toyan streets to the surprise and delights of residents.
Lawal also spread the dividends of democracy to all the nooks and crannies of Ikoyi-Obalende LCDA as he reconstructed the once dilapidated Dolphin low and highrise estate road and provided street lights.
Fuad Lawal, according to a source in Obalende, further empowered about 1, 200 men and women with cash to start their business to enable them feed and also empowered about 1, 000 jobless youths in skill acquisitions and gave them startup capital to enable them feed their family and be self reliant.
Following the Chairman achievements, the elated residents of Ikoyi-Obalende have praised the Chairman for liberating them from decades of neglect by past local Government Chairman of Ikoyi-Obalende LCDA.
The residents also praised the National leader of All Progressive Congress, APC, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu for giving Lawal the opportunity to represent them as Chairman of Ikoyi-Obalende LCDA saying without him,
the dividends of democracy they are enjoying from Lawal today would not have been possible.
According to Chief Godwin Okeke, Vice Chairman, Ohaneze Ndigbo of Ikoyi-Obalende LCDA and APC Chieftain, “first and foremost, we have to thank our irrepressible and indefatigable National leader of APC, Bola Ahmed Tinubu for his leadership foresight in supporting Fuad Lawal to be the Chairman of Ikoyi-Obalende LCDA, because without him, the unprecedented achievements of the chairman worth Millions of Naira. In Ikoyi-Obalende LCDA within a short time of assuming office would not have been possible.
“In all, Fuad Lawal is the best Chairman we ever had in the history of Ikoyi-Obalende LCDA since 1999 when democracy came into being, Okeke Stated.
APC woman Leader in Ikoyi-Obalende LCDA, Mrs. Iyabo Oshifisan said, “Fuad Atanda Lawal is the best Chairman we ever had in Ikoyi-Obalende since 1999 for liberating residents of Obalende from neglects with
physical development because we have only been hearing of achievements in Ikoyi-Obalende LCDA since 1999 on the pages of Newspapers Mr. J.P Jumbo, “the achievement of Lawal in Ikoyi-Obalende LCDA within three years of assuming office is unprecedented in the history of Obalende”.
“I think the reasons why Lawal delivered physical dividends of democracy to residents of Obalende is because he was born and raised in the area and he knew where the shoe had been pinching the residents and that is why we have been clamoring for Obalende to produce the chairman of Ikoyi-Obalende LCDA”, Jumbo Stated.
Efforts to see the chairman for comments was not successful as he was said to have gone to Alausa, Ikeja, Lagos for a meeting when PM News visited the Council, but a council source confirmed the achievements
of Fuad Lawal in Ikoyi-Obalende LCDA, saying what Lawal has achieved so far in Ikoyi-Obalende LCDA is tip of Iceberg of what he planned to achieve in Area.