Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun has charged Ministries, Department and Agencies (MDAs) in the State’s housing sector on prompt delivery of all ongoing housing projects.
Represented by the Commissioner for Housing, Mr. Jamiu Omoniyi, the Governor, gave the charge while declaring open a two-day induction and management retreat, organised by the Odua Learning and Development Center for the new executive board of Ogun State Housing Corporation in Abeokuta.
Abiodun, while speaking particularly on projects at Kobape, Sagamu, Ota, and Ijebu Ode noted that they are expected to be ready for commissioning on May 29 to mark the second anniversary of his administration, urging all the MDAs to speed up action in ensuring that they deliver the projects timely.
Earlier in his welcome address, the Board Chairman of Ogun State Housing Corporation, Chief Yemi Sanusi described the retreat, with the theme “Providing leadership for a new horizon”, as a tool that would help sharpen their knowledge to achieve quality delivery.
Also speaking, the General Manager of the Corporation, ESV. Wale Ojo, noted that the participants must work on strategies that would help deliver the Corporation’s dream on housing delivery, adding that they should take cognisance of the training, to help reliase its set goals.
On his part, the Group Head, Human Resource, Odua Investment Company, Dr. Morakinyo Oloyode who was the resource person, pointed out that the participants were saddled with collective responsibilities to take the Corporation to an enviable height, saying the training would help participants contribute immensely to the overall development of the State.
Speaking on behalf of participants, a Board member, Prince Adeniyi Edun said the training would help create a cordial relationship between the Board and management, as well as improve their performances, towards achieving the provision of affordable housing to the people.