Obafemi-Owode Local Government Driving by a visionary leadership, responsive chairman to community needs

Obafemi Owode Local Government is one of the Local Governments that came into existence through Edict No.9 of 1976, resulting from the 1976 Local Government reforms, prior to this period, the administration of the area was carried out by Oba Provincial Authority, Owode District Council and Obafemi District Council.
Obafemi Owode Local Government has its headquarters at Owode Egba, with many people who are experienced and wealthy in terms of intellect to govern the citizens.

As a competent local government chairman in a democratic government, the following is expected:

  1. Effective leadership: The chairman should provide strong and visionary leadership that inspires the local community and drives development.

Obafemi-Owode local government chairman, Ambassador Ogunsola Lanrewaju Adesina has proven to be a visionary leader with many community projects despite the low allocation from the federal coffer.

  1. Transparent governance: The chairman should ensure that the local government operations are transparent, with clear decision-making processes and open communication with the public.

In all seriousness, the chairman of Obafemi-Owode local government, Amb. Ogunsola Lanrewaju Adesina is very transparent with financial transactions, carrying all necessary information open to all the big wig in the local government.

  1. Efficient service delivery: The chairman should work to ensure that the local government efficiently provides essential services to the community, such as infrastructure development, waste management, and public safety.

The projects which the local government chairman in support of the indigent of Obafemi-Owode and his allies has put to place made him the most outstanding among all other nineteen chairmen in Ogun state.

  1. Responsive to community needs: The chairman should be responsive to the needs and concerns of the local community, actively engaging with citizens and addressing their issues.

Ambassador Ogunsola Lanrewaju is a responsive chairman to community services, complaints and advises from leaders and positive minded people towards the growth and development of Obafemi-Owode local government.

  1. Fiscal responsibility: The chairman should manage the local government’s finances responsibly, ensuring that resources are allocated effectively and efficiently to meet the community’s needs.

Ambassador Ogunsola Lanrewaju Adesina’s Managerial responsibility is topnotch, combined with the people surrounding him who always bring ideas on how to profer solutions to every situations.

  1. Collaboration and partnerships: The chairman should work collaboratively with other levels of government, community organizations, and the private sector to identify and implement solutions to local challenges.

So many civil society groups, organization, clubs are incorporated to the local government by Ambassador Ogunsola Lanrewaju Adesina to identify solutions to challenges of the council.

  1. Promote sustainable development: The chairman should prioritize sustainable development, balancing economic growth with environmental protection and social welfare.

Ambassador Ogunsola Lanrewaju Adesina has enable to bring projects to the local government to increase the economic wealth of Obafemi-Owode local government. Recently, the road project from Siun to Obafemi-Owode was effectively constructed and commissioned by His Excellency Governor Prince Dapo Abiodun mgr.

  1. Uphold democratic principles: The chairman should uphold democratic principles, such as respect for the rule of law, protection of civil liberties, and the promotion of citizen participation in local governance.

At all times Ambassador Ogunsola Lanrewaju Adesina has been a good citizen of the Federal Republic of Nigeria and he value the rule of law and has not for any time violated the rule of law at any point in time.

  1. Ethical conduct: The chairman should maintain the highest standards of ethical conduct, setting an example for the local government staff and the community.

Ambassador Ogunsola Lanrewaju Adesina has set a standard for the local government by renovating many buildings including his personal office and others with modern day appliances including computer gadgets to improve the ICT experience of the local government to enable the local government compete with other international communities.

  1. Capacity building: The chairman should invest in the capacity building of local government staff, ensuring that they have the skills and knowledge to effectively carry out their duties.

The local government during the tenure of Ambassador Ogunsola Lanrewaju Adesina has ensure the local government staff are sent for capacity trainings and workshops to improve their skills and education.

Any local government chairman who has successfully fulfil these expectations, is considered as a competent leader by contributing to the overall effectiveness and responsiveness of the local government, ultimately enhancing the quality of life for the community.

Ambassador Ogunsola Lanrewaju Adesina is open to advices, partnership, that will bring ideas to the growth and development of Obafemi-Owode local government, Ogun state.

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