….Calls On Govt To Respect Their Promises.
Otunba Oluwo of Iwoland, Chief Sikiru Wahab Atanda, has commenced massive road rehabilitations in the ancient city of Iwo.
The rehabilitations cover all roads in Irewole Phase I, II, III and Do Oba communities of Iwo.
Otunba Atanda disclosed the first phase of the rehabilitation which commenced today will cover the three phases while the second phase is scheduled to start immediately after the completion of the first phase.
He stated his duty as Otunba Oluwo is not limited to maintaining peace in the land but also execution of projects beneficial to the people of Iwoland.
He said the dilapidated status of roads in those communities in Iwo call for sober reflection, saying he was ashamed to use the road as collateral for the people of the communities to vote for the current government.
He revealed the people of the community approached him towards 2018 Osun Governorship election and got the conviction of the government to assure them. He said the failure of the government may have effect on his words in the future election, hence he decided to grade the road.
In his words “I’m a community servant just like our workaholic Oluwo. Every responsible son and daughter of Iwo is known for pure service to humanity as exemplified by Oluwo. As the Otunba, my duty is not limited to settling of disputes and protection of Iwo against external incursion but also execution of physical projects of monumental benefits to Iwo and her people. One of those is the rehabilitation of roads”
” The roads network in Irewole and Odo Oba communities of Iwo are in dilapidated condition. We have waited endlessly without state or local government intervention. Hence, I decided to commence the grading of Irewole Phase I, II and III today. Immediately after completing the roads in the mentioned phases, I’m moving to Odo Oba”
“At the heat of 2018 governorship election, being a chieftain of APC and Otunba of Iwoland, I talked to my people to support and vote for Governor Gboyega Oyetola. They made many demand paramount of which was the community roads rehabilitation. I assured them and they voted for the governor”
“Thereafter, I made several attempts after the swearing in to represent the road for government’s attention but all fell on deaf hear. The local government is not functioning while the state government is not listening. And as the Otunba Oluwo and a chieftain of the party, I need to source my pocket for money and mend the roads because I know I will still need my people in future. So, when they need me, I must be there for them”
I enjoy every wealthy individual in Iwoland to give back to society with a few of face-lifting the community and her people.
considered mending to alleviate the suffering of commuters in the area owing to the dilapidated status of the roads.
He condemned the negligence of the local governments, urging.