The 4th Legislative Council of Orile Agege Local Council Development Area played host to the Executive Chairman; Hon. Johnson Sunday Babatunde, Executive Committee, Management team and other Stakeholders at the occasion of the presentation of the proposed year 2021 Budget in the hallowed chambers today 1st of February 2021.
The estimated 2021 Budget tagged “BUDGET OF SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT” was presented to the Legislative Arm of the Council for Appropriation in the presence of the Executive Committee, Party Leaders and other Stakeholders of the LCDA.
The Legislative plenary which was presided over by the Honorable Leader of the House, Hon. ‘Wale Fayemi and other Legislative Members conducted their usual Legislative proceedings before the presentation of the Budget by the Executive Chairman.
The Budget Presented today marks another milestone in the Democratic History of Orile Agege LCDA being the last Presentation for this Administration’s tenure in office. This year’s estimated Budget presented by the Council Mayor to the Legislative House for Appropriation is the sum of Three Billion, Four Hundred and Fifty Four Million, Six Hundred and Seventy-One Thousand, six Hundred and Twenty Naira, Forty – Seven kobo Only (3,454,671,620.47) being projected to accommodate Recurrent expenditures,Capital expenditures and all other expenditures of the Council for the year under review.
It is important to note that the 2021 Budget total is proposed and only becomes a valid financial document until it is passed by the Orile Agege Local Council Development Area Legislative House. Hon. Babatunde in his text of address exalted the Legislators for their cooperation with the present Administration and their doggedness in ensuring the last year Budget achieved its aims and objectives which is majorly the delivery of dividend of Democracy to the electorates.Hon. J S Babatunde in the spirit of the occasion highlighted some of the Administration’s achievements in the previous year and also emphasized on the need to improve on the existing ones as well as the Commissioning of ongoing projects before the end of his tenure.
The Council Chair promised to take Orile Agege to the NEXT LEVEL Infrastructurally, Economically and Socially in order to fulfill his promise to Renew, Rebuild and Restore the Council Area.He however appealed to the Honorable House to act fast for the benefit of the people.
The Legislative Leader, Hon. ‘Wale Fayemi in his response after the presentation of the proposed Budget promised that justice will be done to the financial document while the interest of the entire people of Orile Agege will be greatly considered during the review and necessary amendments made,Hon.Fayemi said.
Present at the occasion were the Vice Chairman, Hon.Khafilat Akanni Pedro, Agege APC Apex Leader; High Chief Safari Adaranijo, Party Chairman; Hon. Salau Olaniyi Ojo, Alaige of Orile Agege; Oba Ambaliu Agbedeyi, Legislators, SLG;Hon James Agboola, Exco Members,the Council Manager,Mrs Tejumade Lawal and other Management Team,Traditional Chiefs,Iyaloja General, Chief Mrs Bola Orelaru,CDC/CDA representatives among other Stakeholders .