Fidelity bank banner Bayelsa State banner
Amosun rewards hardworking Ogun civil servants with houses, presents 160 housing units

By News Express on 05/12/2016

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon Share on Google+

Views: 1,459


 

Ogun State Governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, on Monday, rewarded the hard work and dedication to duty of four civil servants in the state, by presenting each one of them with keys to two-bedroom apartments at the AAK Degun Estate, Laderin, Abeokuta.

The workers who were rewarded include Mrs. Folashade Adekoya, an Officer of the Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps, TRACE; Mr. Isiaka Alani Sule, a staff of the Governor’s Office; Alhaji Adeshina Waheed and Pastor Wole Dosunmu, both of the Ministry of Information and Strategy.

Explaining why these civil servants were picked out for the reward, Governor Amosun said it was simply to show that hard work and dedication to duty pays.

He explained that in the case of Adekoya, she was picked for the reward because of her selfless and untiring service as a traffic officer. “Come rain, come sunshine, she is always at her duty post working and she never knew that I was noticing her,” the governor said.

A similar scenario applied to Sule, Waheed and Dosunmu who were all rewarded by the governor for dedication to duty.

Apart from the four civil servants who were rewarded, the event also witnessed the presentation of keys to other beneficiaries of the 160-housing unit built solely for civil servants.

While presenting keys to the beneficiaries, the Ogun State governor urged them to properly maintain the estate community. He also called on the private sector to partner with the state government in its estate development drive with a view to addressing the housing challenge in the state. 

Governor Amosun said his administration acknowledges the socio-economic problems militating against house ownership especially among the low-income civil servants urging investors in the private sector to help in providing affordable and befitting housing.

He explained that the A.A.K Degun Estate, successfully completed by his administration was designed and constructed to meet the needs of middle-income earning civil servants as a way of helping them to realise their dreams of becoming house owners.

The event also witnessed the commissioning of the Laderin Neighborhood Market, built specifically to service the Laderin Estate and its environs.

In his remarks, Ogun State Head of Service, Elder Olusola Adeyemi, appreciated the state government for deeming it fit to provide such befitting and affordable housing unit for the public servants in the state.

On her part, the Special Adviser to the Governor on Housing and General Manager, Ogun State Housing Corporation, Mrs. Jumoke Akinwunmi, said the idea of the housing estate was to create an environment and a home for civil servants with neighbourhood centre, retail stores, market, playground and landscaping all at an affordable price.

•Photo shows Ogun State Governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun (left), congratulating Mrs. Shade Adekoya, a TRACE traffic officer, one of the four public officers the governor rewarded with houses for exemplary service during the presentation of keys to successful applicants for the AAK Degun MITROS Estate, Laderin, Abeokuta . . . on Monday.

Source News Express

Posted 05/12/2016 9:57:20 PM

 

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon Share on Google+


 

CLASSIFIED ADS

 

You may also like...
The failure of propaganda, by Tola Adeniyi

DANIEL’S DANGEROUS ADVENTURE: Mother of 13-year-old boy who...

Trump-Putin summit to hold in Helsinki

Lagos Govt. given 30 days to remove Oba...

Soyinka predicts extinction of book reading and writing...

$8m looted, trillions squandered under OBJ, Yar’Adua, Jonathan...

South Africa deports 90 Nigerians

Food taboos among pregnant women

World Cup 2018: England beat Sweden 2-0 to...

BREAKING: EFCC summons Modu Sherrif over PDP campaign...

Breaking News: Olu Falae regains freedom from kidnappers...

Anambra governorship: Storm over alleged plot to replace...

 

Latest News UNREC chiefs, Dambazau and false illicit small arms figures BREAKING: Amaju Pinnick floors challengers, re-elected NFF President IPOB bans Ohanaeze from speaking for Igbo as crisis deepens 1,000 contractors jostle for Nigerian Railway Corporation’s projects Hope rises for Ambode as Tinubu mulls pardon Raped 7-year-old girl in critical condition Buhari’s re-election bid splits ex-militant leaders Turaki, a viable and credible presidential material, says Taraba Governor Osun Governorship Polls: Politicians already sharing money, gifts in 12 LGs, says TMG •Deploys 300 observers Flood Disaster: Osinbajo directs building of resettlement sites for affected communities, commends Niger State Govt’s proactive response Lagos Guber: Ex-Kebbi Governor, Aliero, writes Tinubu, pleads for Ambode Umahi sacks aide for absconding from duty

 

Most Read NUDE PHOTO OF OMOTOLA JALADE-EKEINDE surfaces online (394,777 views) Nigerian female sex addict opens up, says ‘I like it with both men and women’ (375,885 views) Shameless Genevieve Nnaji exposes breasts in public (307,422 views) Finally named: The full list of friends of Nigerian female sex addict who prowled Facebook (249,952 views) OLUMBA OLUMBA OBU (the one who called himself God) IS DEAD (231,473 views) Igbo scholar disgraces Femi Fani-Kayode •Demolishes claims on Igbo/Yoruba history with facts and figures (221,254 views) Breaking News: POPULAR REVEREND CONVERTS TO ISLAM in Kaduna (Nigeria) (199,403 views) OBJ’s son reported dead in Lagos plane crash •Names of more victims emerge (181,028 views) My wasted years in Olumba Olumba Obu’s Evil Brotherhood (165,122 views) THE FINAL DISGRACE: Igbo scholar unleashes more facts about Igbo/Yoruba history, finishes off Femi Fani-Kayode with second article (163,026 views) Lagos plane crash: Journalist releases victims’ names (157,713 views) Gunmen kill ASP, 2 other police officers in vain bid to kidnap Rivers PDP chieftain (146,557 views)

 

Categories Advertorials (3) African Press Organisation (81) Art & Literature (62) Business & Economy (3,610) Business Verdict (52) Columnists (931) Complaints & Requests (94) Enterprise & Opportunities (207) Entertainment (546) Features (652) Global Business Monitor (301) International (2,412) Interview (164) Live Commentary (28) Love Matters (143) News (38,990) Opinion (1,106) Pidgin (11) Politics (6,647) Religion (867) Sports (1,695) Stock Watch (33) AMA & Al Jazeera Global Update

 

CBN banner

Firstmobile banner

 

 

NEWS EXPRESS TV

I am Imo State's New Governor -- Okorocha's son-in-law Uche Nwosu...

 

APO Group Partner

 

 

CLASSIFIED ADS

GOCOP Accredited Member

GOCOP Accredited member

 

 

Africa Media Agency and Al Jazeera

Advertisement