Osun CSDA lists achievements under Adeleke’s government

TIMOTHY AGBOR, OSOGBO

The General Manager of the Osun State Government Community and Social Development Agency (CSDA), Mrs Funmi Abokede has said no fewer than 185,825 persons including the vulnerable have benefited from various projects embarked upon by agency.

Addressing journalists on the achievements of the agency in Osogbo on Thursday, she said the state government has committed over N2billion to the provision of rural infrastructures such as water, health facilities, road amongst others.

Those who benefited are 94,439 females and 91,286 male that cut across the local and development area councils of the state.

Also, 121 water and sanitation, health, education, lock-up shops were said to have been provided for the people in communities including hard to reach areas.

Abokede said 176 micro projects have been completed while about 92 are still ongoing which she said would soon be completed.

She disclosed that government has committed over N2 billion for rural development projects across the local council areas of the state which are visible for everybody to see.

The CSDA General Manager hinted that the areas that have benefitted from the agency were carefully selected by the communities themselves who visited their office, bringing proposals on identified areas of their needs.

According to her, the vision and mission of the agency is to meet the yearnings and aspirations of the people especially those who have health challenges.

She explained that many communities are demanding for road, transformers for their communities adding that transformation agenda of the state governor, Ademola Adeleke has paid off in providing basic needs of the people.

“The Agency has been able to assist the people who are vulnerable to many communities. The agency has visited to provide their basic needs and many of them have received succour through the agency magnanimity.

Abokede
Abokede

The General Manager who appreciated the effort of journalists on their efforts in propagating the developmental agenda of the state government said through CSDA that is saddled with the responsibility of overseeing developmental agenda of the state.

While saying that despite the challenges of high cost of materials in putting on projects that are needed by the people in various rural communities could not affect the provision of basic amenities to the grassroots, she said the agency would not relent in achieving its goals and objectives of meeting the basic needs of the people.

According to her, “We have been able to provide succour to many communities, some of them have showered praises on the Agency. We were able to achieve all these through the support of Mr Governor who has been magnanimous enough to provide the needed and necessary support for the Agency in carrying out its work without any hindrance.

Abokede, however, assured that the agency will continue to reach out to rural dwellers by ensuring they enjoy what their counterparts enjoy in urban cities of the state.

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