Recently, the incumbent chairman of Orile Agege, local government area of Lagos State, Honorable Hakeem Opeifa gives a standing ovation to the 'Agege Patriots' for their immeasurable contribution to the development growth of the community.
On the 30th of January 2016 a non-government organization ‘Agege Patriots’ championing environmental sustainability in the community as they engaged one another in environmental sanitation around Orile-Agege, Lagos State.
The group led by Rafiu Mohammed, were spotted at Omotoye Street, Iyana-Orile junction packing out the drainage blockage to maintain an enabling environment free of diseases and germs in Agege and its environs.
Fortunately, the LG boss, Honorable chairman, Hakeem Opeifa by chance meets them during the cleaning process, and he commended their efforts.
In his words, ‘Firstly, I thank you all, individually I appreciate your coming out to support and contribute to the development of the community. This is a good example showing and this is the best way can fight environment free to diseases and germs.’
He also urged the residents of the community to adopts from the ‘Agege Patriots’ as they made a top priority to keep the environment clean, he said, the best way to leave in a free diseases' environment and living healthy is to make sure our environment is clean, then we can be free from Lassa fever and other dangerous diseases surfacing in our neighborhoods environment.