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IBEJU-LEKKI LOCAL GOVERNMENT TRAINS PARTICIPANTS ON DATA GATHERING FOR REVENUE GENERATION.

IBEJU-LEKKI LOCAL GOVERNMENT TRAINS PARTICIPANTS ON DATA GATHERING FOR REVENUE GENERATION.

 

In a bid to improve Revenue Generation which is a major means of deriving more finances for the provision of basic amenities for residents who entrusted their franchise on the present Administration, Ibeju-Lekki Local Government under the leadership of her proactive and astute Executive Chairman, Hon. Abdullahi Sesan Olowa organised a-day training for selected residents to be engaged in a 2 months Enumeration exercise coming up within the Council Area in due course.

In his opening address, the Executive Chairman, Hon. Olowa who was ably represented by the Council’s Head of Finance Mr. Onabanjo Sunday reiterated on the fact that it is the Constitutional Right of Local Governments to generate revenues. He however emphasized on the need for the Council to have adequate data base to be able to determine as well as harness council monies generated through various revenue items.

The Council Mayor also appealed to the enumerators to see the exercise as a challenge to all to make Ibeju-Lekki Local Government achieve her dream of becoming the New Lagos.

Hon. Olowa enjoined the Consultant/Facilitators, Mr.  Ademola Adekunle and others to ensure their teachings and choice of words are adequately understood by participants for practical use in the field of enumeration.

Question and Answer sessions shows participants were more knowledgeable about data collection after the the training.

Also at the occasion were the HOD Budget, Planning and Statistics, Mr.
Adesanya Kazeem, Public Affairs Officer, (Mrs) Hamzat Maryam, the Chief Technical Adviser to the Council Chairman, Mr Rabiu Abiodun, Area Officers, other members of the Revenue Committee amongst others.

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