…. As parties assure to work together for a greater Lagos.
By Ibrahim A. Jagaba
The assembly of Sarkis under the aegis of the chieftaincy council of Arewa community Alimosho, Lagos, on Tuesday, 28th September, 2021, met and conferred with the Lagos state commissioner for home affairs, Honorable Anofiu Elegushi, on matters bothering on partnering the state in ensuring enhanced peace, progress and development.
The delegation of the traditional chiefs was led by HRH Alhaji Ahmed Haruna Kuraja, who doubles as the chairman of the chieftaincy council and Sarki overall of Alimosho, during which a copy of the document containing the chieftaincy council’s concise history, aims and objectives were formally handed to the honorable commissioner for keeps.
Declaring, the sitting open after the opening prayer, the secretary of the council, Ibrahim A. Jagaba, informed the government chief that, the chieftaincy council of Arewa community Alimosho, boasts of over eighteen (18) Serikis across the great Alimosho local government, as will be seen in the document handed to the commissioner, thus, assured the Lagos state government of their availability and readiness at all times to support the government’s drive to enhance governance through inclusiveness and engagement of traditional and community leaders.
Receiving the visitors, the honorable commissioner, expressed happiness and conveyed the government’s unwavering thirst for stakeholders active involvement in the march to our collective greater Lagos; continuing he said, the Mr Babajide Olushola Sanwo-Olu led government places high premium on team work, hence, the IGBEGA IPINLE EKO AJUMOSE NII brand promise.
The ministry of home affairs operates an open door policy going by its centrality to the runnings of the government and our doors are always open to forward thinking stakeholders and citizenry, the commissioner asserted; he added that, the Themes agenda is all encompassing and we beseech the assembly of Serikis to give the government full support , he concluded.