LISA TOWN – The Olu of Lisa Kingdom, Oba Oladele Odugbemi has been commended for his developmental projects through his personal efforts in the interest of the people and socio-economic emancipation of his Community.
The zonal Chairman, Community Development Cooperatives (CDC), Prince Amos Oladele gave the commendation at the weekend during his familiarisation visit in company of his executives to the Olu of Lisa’s palace and on the spot assessment of community development in Lisa kingdom.
Prince Oladele who was surprised to see the level of development in Lisa Town, eulogised the monarch for the projects in the community which according to him have direct positive impact on people of the area.
He noted that for a monarch to singlehandedly provide such numerous projects such as clinics, security posts for So- Safe Corps, Vigilante, markets, Police post, constant grading of the road leading to Lisa Town and beyond among others is a testimony that the monarch loves his subjects and the community, and also have them at heart.
Prince Oladele stressed the need for traditional rulers in the community to emulate the leadership style of Oba Odugbemi by complementing the efforts of governments through self help Community projects that can improve the wellbeing and livelihood of the people in their domain which according to him government cannot do it all alone.
The Zonal Chairman who appreciated the support of the Royal father in the developmental and monumental projects executed in the community for the benefit of the people solicited for the support and cooperation of the monarch for the Community Development Associations (CDAs) in the community.
While responding, Olu of Lisa Kingdom, Oba Oladele Odugbemi thanked the CDC executives for their visit, saying “the efforts of CDAs in our environment cannot be overemphasised.
Oba Odugbemi charged them to be proactive at ensuring development of various communities in their respective domain since government alone cannot shoulder the responsibilities of providing basic amenities in the communities.
The monarch who stressed that the welfare and wellbeing of his people are paramount to him assured that he will continue to contribute his own quota to the socio- economic wellbeing and development of his community and beyond.