CPS to Council Chairmen in Lagos commends President Tinubu for grassroot development as it kicks off three day Annual Media Retreat

The Chief Press Secretaries to the Council Chairmen in Lagos state have attributed the development at the grassroots level in the state to the visionary leadership of President Bola Ahmed Tinubu.

The group said the vision of the President in the creation of additional 37 LCDAs when servivg as Lagos state Governor in 2003 was responsible for the initiation of legacy projects across Local Governments and LCDAs in the state.

The State Chairman, Conference 57 Chief Press Secretaries, Ayeyemi Ayodele stated this in a statement ahead of the opening of the 3 day Annual Media Retreat of CPS of Conference 57 tagged Surulere 2023 holding at NAPTIN Centre, Surulere, Lagos.

He said that this year’s Annual Conference which is the sixth edition is dedicated to President Bola Ahmed Tinubu for his unequal leadership and mentorship roles in the discovery and empowering of leaders at the grassroots level in the state.

According to him, the creation of additional LCDAs led to healthy rivalry among the leadership of various councils which in turns created room for competition among them.

He explained that the decision brought development and dividends of democracy nearer to the people as well as created new job opportunities.

Ayeyemi Ayodele however expressed hope that the additional councils will receive necessary legislative attention to be enlisted in the cconstitution during the tenure of President Bola Ahmed Tinubu.

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu and the Chief of Staff to the President, Hon Femi Gbajabiamila are the Special Guests while ALGON Chairman, Hon Alabi Kolade David will serve as the Host at the event.

The Chairman of Surulere Local Government, Hon Bamidele Yusuf is the Chief Host as at the Annual Media Retreat holding at NAPTIN Centre, Surulere, Lagos.

Guest Speakers at the event are the Chairman of Odi-Olowo Ojuwoye, Hon Rasak Ajala and the Publisher, Echonews and former Lagos Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Hon Kehinde Bamgbetan.

Some of the facilitators at the Retreat include;; Olatunde Kayode, Pelumi Ogundare-Ogboye and Broadcast Journalist, Taiwo Olapade who will present a paper titled” Improving Visibilty of Local Government Areas and LCDAs in Lagos State in the Media, the roles of the CPS”.

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