‘Akande Trumpet Bridge’ A Monumental Legacy – Ayedaade ES

The Executive Secretary, Ayedaade Local Government Council Area, Mr Bashir Oduwole, has eulogised the Governor of the State of Osun, Rauf Aregbesola for the massive work done on the Chief Bisi Akande Trumpet Bridge located in Gbongan, the headquarters of the council.

He lauded the governor for the construction of the bridge which he described as amazing, saying, it has helped to reduce road accidents at Gbongan Junction for road users.

The bridge, according to the ES, has helped to open up Gbongan town and increased the level of economic and social activities.

The local government boss made the remark when he and his cabinet went to inspect the bridge as part of activities marking the 7th year anniversary of the Aregbesola government.

In a statement by the Information Officer of the local government, Mrs Khadijat Amusan, the ES said the Olufi of Gbongan, Oba Adetoyese Oyeniyi Oyetunji, Odugbemi I, his Chiefs and the entire people of Gbongan are grateful to the governor.

“No doubt, Gbongan being a town strategically located in a junction, leading to the State Capital would benefit immensely from the construction work”, he stressed.

As part of the activities marking the anniversary, the ES and his team went to Olufi and Obada markets in Gbongan and Ode-Omu respectively to clear heap of refuse in the market.

The council also undertook the renovation of Ten Shopping Complex at Old Obada market in Ode-Omu as well as rural electrification at Ebira quarters also in Ode-Omu. A 3-day free health care programme was organised for the people in the council area.

Ayedaade ES Warns Pupils To Protect Public Property

The Executive Secretary, Ayedaade Local Government Council area of the State of Osun, Mr. Bashir Oduwole has warned teachers as well as pupils to take proper care of government’s properties in their various schools.

He gave the warning during his visit to some public elementary schools in the Council Area recently.

The schools visited included Olufi Government Middle School, Gbongan; St. David’s Mega High School, Ode-Omu, and Baptist Middle School, Ode Omu; St. Michael’s Government Elementary School, Ode-Omu, and Muslim Middle School, Ode-Omu.

In a statement by the Information Officer of the Local Government, Mrs. Khadija Amusan, the monitoring exercise also afforded the ES the opportunity to call on parents to make good use of the Open Day to visit and assess their children performance in the school.

The council boss stressed that the Open Day is designated worldwide to afford parents the opportunity to ask questions about the attitude of their children or wards, behaviour and general comportment in school.

Oduwole commended Governor Rauf Aregbesola for the initiative and promises to ensure that the standard of education is elevated across all the local governments of the state.

The ES then appreciated the government of the state for the computer systems introduced into schools to aid pupils’ knowledge about Information and Communication Technology (ICT).

The Open Day adopted into the state’s curriculum by the government through the Ministry of Education is a window which allows all parents and guardians to visit schools during session to ascertain the level of performance and attendance of their children/wards in school.

The council boss was accompanied on the tour by his cabinet members which include, the Council Manager, Alhaji Yinus Akande; Head of Administration Department, Mr. Odebode Adesayo; Head of Finance Department, Mr. Afolabi Kehinde; Auditor, Alhaji Mustafa Mutair among others.