The acting chairman of Irepo local government, Hon. Joel Oyetunji, inspected potholes, culverts and gutters for desilting on Tuesday as part of efforts to prevent floods and preserve road accessibility ahead of the rainy season.
The inspection was conducted at Oke-Atipa Area Amarc street to Obewu junction in Ward 03, Dariagbon street and Koso Area along Sheik Lateet Sakaloro Mosque in Ward 06.
Also, potholes and gutters around Haamaiyah Mosque and Ojupopo Area in Ward 07 as well as OYSIEC office were also inspected.
Speaking with MOUTHPIECE NGR correspondent after the inspection, the acting chairman, Mr Joel reiterated the commitment of Governor Seyi Makinde to sustaining a clean and green Environment free from flooding.
He promised that the potholes, gutters and culverts would be fixed within a week, adding that the desilting will create sanity and promote healthy living in Irepo local government as well as allow water to flow freely into the appropriate channels.
The acting chairman thanked Governor Seyi Makinde for his ongoing support and love as well as his deputy, Bayo Lawal for his consideration of Kishi’s development while promising that an immediate intervention would be made to stop flooding and to prevent the ugly incident that rain flooded some shops, houses, and properties a few days ago.
The residents of Irepo, who are primarily youths, expressed thanks to the state government, led by Governor Seyi Makinde, for appointing an acting chairman to handle the community’s problems since they were so pleased with the turnaround and the way the acting chairman conducted the inspection.
They applauded the acting chairman for fulfilling his promises by making sure that a garbage truck was made accessible within a week to support evacuations of refuse or dirt across wards in the local government.
Along with the acting chairman, Mr. Badmos Adesola, PDP members, youths, members of the media team, and other career officers of the Irepo local government participated in the inspection exercise.