The unclogging of the 12 year abandoned canal in Ajegunle Community has begun.
The unclogging is being facilitated by the Lots Charity Foundation and the office of the Executive Chairman of Agboyi Ketu LCDA.
It will be recalled that Ikorodu News published a report on the canal a months ago.
Speaking to Ikorodu News, Salami Damilare, Project Officer of Lots Charity Foundation stated that the unclogging is a relief in the imminence of the flooding that characterizes the community during the rainy season.
He confirmed the joy evident in the faces of residents, applauding all stakeholders who pulled off the feat.
“The development is such a relief that have allayed the fears of imminent flooding which have become a yearly misery upon the residents. Dadeowo Canal though once a street converted to drains has suffered neglect from state authorities leading to displacement, loss of means of livelihood and discomfort to the residents in Ajegunle Ikorodu.
“The joy is evident in the faces of residents, as an NGO working in the community in line with Ajegunle Ikorodu Resilience Project, our gratitude should be directed to the Office of the Executive Chairman Agboyi Ketu LCDA, Hon. Dele Oshinowo for a proactive and people-centric governance.
“I would also thank the resilient people of Ajegunle Ikorodu Community for demonstrating tenacity, will and commitment to the resilient plan of their community.
Damilare added, “More importantly to our funder Heinrich BollStiftung for adequate support towards achieving Sustainable Development Goals in the community.
“I must not fail to acknowledge the mention of Mrs. Oshobe, a committed Community Volunteer, whose contributions has been unquantifiable to the success stories LOTs Charity Foundation is recording in the community.
“I would also recognize the contributions of Baale, the CDA chairman and executives of the community for a great job.”