Matogbun Area CDC holds last meeting of the year
The good people of Matogbun Area CDC, which comprises of over 100 Community Development Associations (CDAs) has come together once more to deliberate on how further develop their community.
The meeting which was held on Thursday, 3rd of November, 2022 was held at The Community Hall, Matogbun and had community leaders in Matogbun and neighboring CDCs in attendance, such as; Comrade Ganiu Omolade (Chairman, Olambe Area CDC), Dr. Ayodele Falas (Chairman, Araromi Oke Odo Area CDC), Rev. Dr. J. B. Adesola (Chairman, Adiyan Alausa Area CDC), Alhaji S. O. Musa (Chairman, Igba Otun Area CDC) as well as Otunba Olusanya (Patron, Matogbun Area CDC).
Chairman, Matogbun Area CDC, Alhaji Ibikunle while addressing members of the community, admonished them to always take good care of themselves saying health is wealth. He also talked about the Community Day coming up on the 15th of November, saying there is ankara for the event sold at the rate of 2500 naira adding that the ankara is entry ticket, anyone without the ankara will not be allowed to enter the venue of the event. He however added that the Area CDC has put together a training that will come up on the 4th of December to enlighten the members of the community about their rights and duties in order to further widen their knowledge about community development saying each participant are required to pay a registration fee of 1000 naira or on before 15th of November.
Representative of an NGO known as Youth Care Project (YCP), Mrs. Oyetoro Olushola talked about the organization’s project, Clinic at your doorstep. She elaborated on the purpose of the project and why community members should key into it adding that prevention is better and cheaper than cure.
Chairman, Igba Otun Area CDC, Alhaji S. O Musa said the medical check up that will run from 7th to 10th of November will cost 500 naira but its free for the first 50 people each day.
The Chairman of YCP who is also the Chairman of Olambe Area CDC, Comrade Ganiu Omolade said their target is to get at least 400 participants saying if they achieve the target there will be grant for the participating CDCs. He then urged members of the community to mobilize people to partake in the health program adding that the benefits is far outweigh the cost associated with the check up and that the fee has been greatly subsidized.
On Matogbun – Oke Aro Road, Alhaji Musa of Igba Otun Area CDC admonished community members to cooperate with the community by paying their toll gate fee, he said fighting with the toll collectors is tantamount to fighting the community.
On security, a So – Safe Corp Officer, Adejoke Halimat appealed to residents of the community to be vigilant and report any suspicious activity or movement to security personnel.