OCEAN SURGE HAZARD: RBK PREACHES CALMNESS AMONGST AFFECTED COMMUNITIESMay 3, 2023
Women and men of about 35 in anger and disappointment trooped into lekki lcda yesterday, Tuesday 2nd of May 2023 at 12pm to meet with the Gaffer of the local council in person of Engr. Hon. Rasaki Bamidele kasali, RBK) to make an official complain to the Council Chairman.
The hall was set for the meeting with the chairman and other executive in council to listen to their plights.
The Chief of Staff (Pastor Taiwo Fatai) Moderated the meeting while the S.L.G(Hon Olutosin Osunuga) gave the opening prayer as at 1pm with opening remarks from the C.O.S.
The commuters begin with tears as they were brutally harassed by some Military personnel at the gate of Dangote Jetty when on a peaceful walk to Dangote Jetty on the Ocean surge which has caused more harm to their communities majorly on their houses, graveyards, cash crops and also restricted them from fishing for some days, the affected communities are as follows:
Oriyanrin, Itamarun,, Otolu, Okegelu, Lepia, Ikegun., Folu, Igbekodo, Akodo ise, Oku ise, Idasho, Idotun, Okunraye
The executives in council were disappointed but pleaded with the commuters to exercise more patience as the the council will take swift actions with positive attention to be given to the affected areas soon.
The chairman showed his displeasure and disappointment on hearing this with other executive members sited at the meeting as he has been receiving reports of the incidents that occurred.
The chairman appreciate the commuters for being calm and not making this get out of hands and assures them that the council had listen to the Cries of the commuters and shall make make everything possible at their reach to make a formal report about the Military personnel actions and also fast track a meeting with the Management of Dangote group unfailing this week for a robust and long lasting solution to the hazard.
He buttressed further on the activities and actions the Council has taken before now with the Dangote group to make Lekki lcda a livable environment to it’s residents, he also advised everyone to be environmentally conscious to avoid more hazard to the communities at large.
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