3rd August, 2011
The Chairman, Agege Local Government Area of Lagos State, Alhaji Jubreel Abdul Kareem, has called on relevant agencies to help give relief to those affected by flood which claimed several lives and destroyed properties worth millions of naira in the state some weeks ago.
Jubreel, who made the appeal during the celebration of his 1,000 days in office, also called on the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) headed by Dr. Oke Osanyintolu, to come to the aid of the victims as some of them are displaced and have nowhere to sleep since the incident occurred.
Lagos Bulletin gathered that some of the affected residents within the local council have been seeking refuge in churches, mosques, schools and other public places.
Listing his achievement in office, the council boss disclosed that in the area of education, schools were renovated, while a block of six classrooms was built at Olusanya Primary School and also Local Government Primary School.
On health, he said his administration made free donation of maternity packs to pregnant women and nursing mothers in the council area, while construction of Agege Stadium in ongoing with support from the state government.
He added that interlocking of roads, clearing of drainages to allow for free flow of water and grading of roads including Dopemu and Balogun Ilawe Street, among others, were also part of his achievement in office.
Jubreel commended the people of Agege for their cooperation as well as his team, the legislators and the administrative staff of the council for their support and loyalty.