February 23, 2022, was a great day in Ikorodu Constituency II, as the lawmaker representing Igbogbo/ Bayeku, Ijede and Imota LCDAs in the Lagos State House of Assembly and Chairman, House Committee on Public Account Committee (PAC), Hon. Nurudeen Saka-Sholaja, commissioned 12 Boreholes projects across Ikorodu Constituency II, and also assured Constituents of more projects in the offing.
The Borehole located in front of the Chief Imam of Igbogbo’s house was first to be commissioned amidst so much excitment, after which the long convoy moved to Ibeshe, Ilado Odumade Baiyeku, Igbe Laara, Ebute Olowo in Ijede, Igbopa, Aje street in Imota, Ajegunle, itun Opopo amongst others.
The twelve (12) bold grassroot footprints of Hon. Solaja across Ikorodu constituency 2 witnessed the presence of Party Leaders and Council Chairmen, Asiwaju Olorunfunmi Basorun, Sen. Adeseye Ogunlewe, Asipa Kaoli Olusanya, Builder Olusesan Daini of Igbogbo /Bayeku LCDA, Hon. Motunrayo Gbadebo-Alogba of Ijede LCDA, Omo’ba Wasiu Agoro of Imota LCDA, APC stalwarts amongst others.
The lawmaker told journalists that his water projects were to fulfill part of his campaign promises for provision of social amenities at the grassroots.
“It’s in a view to ensure that access water is available to my constituents, that’s why I am commissioning additional 12 boreholes to the existing ones across my Constituency. Many of the existing ones are still very much active,” Solaja revealed.
The Honourable reiterated that the value of water is much more than its price and explained further that ending water challenges in all the communities in Ikorodu Constituency II is a core focus of his programme.
In the last six years, the lawmaker revealed that he had constructed and delivered more than 24 borehole projects across Ikorodu Constituency II. “This is not the first time that I would be erecting borehole projects in my constituency, it has turned to one of my traditional projects initiated to bring social amenities closer to the grassroots.
NS, as he is fondly called, further enjoined every resident of his constituency where the boreholes were sited, to take ownership of the boreholes, urging them to use the facilities with care, to last longer.
Saka-Sholaja also urged government at all levels to invest more in the provision of potable water, stressing that the provision of such social amenities should not be left in the hands of private individuals. He assured to facilitate more State projects to Ikorodu Constituency II, revealing that more roads would be rehabilitated in soon.
Responding to newsmen, Asiwaju Olorunfunmi Basorun, commended the gesture of the lawmaker, saying, “Hon. Nurudeen Saka-Sholaja is loyal, trustworthy and dependable.” Also, Sen. Adeseye Ogunlewe, in the same vein, applauded Hon. Saka-Sholaja, adding that if he could be allowed to represent again, he’ll definitely do more.
In his remarks, Asipa Kaoli Olusanya, also thanked Hon. Saka-Sholaja for the water projects. He said it is good for the representative to be nearer to the people, urging the community to take ownership of the Boreholes for proper maintenance. High Chief Jamiu Adesina, the Olisa of Ibeshe, also thanked the lawmaker on behalf of Olubeshe of Ibesheland, assuring that the community is solidly behind him.