As a fallout of the newly created Local Government Council Development Area (LCDA), Irede LCDA in Ekiti State, with the headquarters at Ikoro-Ekiti, a social club, Galaxy Club of Ikoro-Ekiti has called for cooperation and understanding of all communities in the new LCDA.
In a statement, on behalf of the Club by the Galaxy Chief, Idowu Adewole, the Club sougth for an amiable relationship among the towns in the newly created LCDA to usher in a new era of unprecedented socioeconomic development and growth.
Adewole said; “the purpose of LCDA is to bring dividends of democratic governance to the doorsteps of the people, it would therefore be a thing of joy if every community in the new LCDA see the creation as an opportunity to develop in all ramifications. We therefore call on everyone, Ikoro, Ipoti, Ejiyan, Odo-Owa, Ilukuno and Owa communities to come together and set for next level of development.”
While thanking the governor of Ekiti State, Governor Kayode Fayemi for not reneging on his promise of bringing governance closer to the people, the Club also congratulated the traditional ruler of Ikoro-Ekiti, the headquarter of the new LCDA, Oba (Dr.) Adebanji Adeleye for the new development.
Adewole said “the people of the communities were very grateful to the governor. He has obviously shown that he is a man of his word. We also use this opportunity to congratulate our Kabiyesi, Oba(Dr.) Adebanji Adeleye, the Olukoro of Ikoro-Ekiti, the Ikoro Progressive Union and the entire people of Ikoro-Ekiti as well as all and sundry in the area for witnessing this remarkable moment.”
It will be recalled that last week, the Ekiti State government created 19 new LCDAs as additional administrative areas to the existing 16 Local Government Areas in the State. One of the newly created LCDAs was Irede LCDA with its headquarters at Ikoro-Ekiti. It was carved out of Ijero Local Government.