The Executive Chairman of Amuwo Odofin Local Government, Engineer (Dr) Valentine Buraimoh, received a delegation of the Lagos State Ministry of Wealth Creation and Employment, led by her commissioner, Hon. (Mrs) YetundeArobieke in his office today.
The Commissioner with her team which included the permanent secretary of the ministry, Mrs.Dapo Thomas, arrived the council secretariat at 1.20 pm to sensitize the residents of Amuwo Odofin and Oriade on the cash transfer scheme of the Federal Government driven by the Lagos State Government.
While revealing the agenda of the State Government in ameliorating poverty and cushioning the effects of the coronal virus pandemic among the residents of Lagos State, Mrs YetundeArobieke disclosed that “our mission to Amuwo Odofin Local Government is to sensitize the residents of the local government and OriadeLocal Council Development Areas on financial stipends accrued to residents of the two local governments and others in Lagos, a programme initiated by the Federal Government and piloted by the Lagos State Government, which is targeted at the poor and vulnerable in Amuwo Odofin and Oriade Local Council Development Areas as the COVID- 19 pandemic lasts.’’
She admonished the local government chairmen of both Amuwo Odofin and Oriade Councils, Engineer Valentine Buraimoh and Hon. Ramota Hassan Akinola, to ensure that they mobilize the people of Amuwo Odofin Local Government Area to drive the conditional cash transfer scheme of the Government by carrying out adequate enumeration and data capturing of the beneficiaries within the local government and also tasked the council chairmen to set up cash transfer unit officers in their respective local governments.
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The Executive Chairman of Amuwo and Oriade Councils were on hand to receive the delegation of the Lagos State Ministry of Wealth Creation and Employment in the Amuwo Odofin Local Government Secretariat.
In his response, Engineer Valentine Buraimoh, the Executive Chairman of Amuwo Odofin Local Government thanked the Mrs.Yetunde Arobieke’s team and promised that Amuwo Odofin Local Government will be fully involved in the adequate capturing of the various houses in the local government and carry out the directive of the State Government to the fullest.