The Management Team of National Orientation Agency (NOA), Lagos State Directorate on Wednesday the 23rd of May 2018 paid an advocacy visit on Preservation and Protection of Critical National Assets and Infrastructures to the Executive Chairman of IBA Local Council Development Area (LCDA), Hon. (Princess) Adedayo Ramota Adeyeri-Oseni. The visit was to seek for collaboration and partnership on how to preserve and protect the huge critical National Assets and Infrastructures which are often vandalized by the people. The team was led by the Director, Mr. Waheed Ishola; Deputy Director, Programmes, Mr. Raphael Bowoto; Deputy Director, Human Resources, Mrs. Aderonke Jacobs; Assistant Director, Planning, Research and Strategy, Mrs. Tomi Jaiyeoba and the Chief Orientation and Mobilization Officer of Iba LCDA, Mrs. Omolara Olufunmilayo Oladoyinbo.

As an indigenous local council, with huge national assets and Infrastructures, the NOA State Director, Mr. Waheed Ishola, tasked them on preservation, protection and taking ownership of these assets within the Council Area and requested for partnership in a number of programmes to actively educate and mobilize the people in the right direction. He noted that NOA’s primary duty is citizen’s engagement. Furthermore, he urged them to see the on-going Continuous Voter’s Registration Exercise and the collection of PVCs as the only means any qualified individual can participate in the forthcoming 2019 General Elections. The Director thanked the chairman and her management staff for the warm reception and stressed the Agency’s preparedness to assist the Council in propagating its programmes and activities in the grass-root areas.

Welcoming the NOA Management Team, the Vice Chairman who represented the Executive Chairman thanked the team for the visit. He commended the goodwill the Agency’s staff brought to the council and the good working relationship enjoyed. He made a passionate appeal in readiness for the execution of the requested programmes. He promised the Executive Chairman’s commitment to collaborate, synergise and fully support the National Orientation Agency.

Highlight of the event was the flag-off of a motorised Awareness Campaign on: Continuous Voter’s Registration Exercise by the Vice Chairman of the Council and the Director, National Orientation Agency, Lagos Directorate, Mr. Waheed Ishola.

In attendance were: Vice Chairman, IBA Local Council Development Area, Hon. Yaya Isiaka; Secretary to the Council, Mr. Alape Wale; HOD Budget and Planning, Mr. Odutolu B.A; HR Officer, Mrs. Oyadiran Emily; HOD works, Bldr (Mrs.) Victoria Effeyotah; Information Officer, Mr. Olufemi Jokotoye; Internal Auditor, Mr. Omotosho Boak amongst others.

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