The residents of Oriade LCDA particularly the traders were excited and full of appreciation as the Chairperson of Oriade LCDA, Hon Ramotalai Akinola-Hassan launch over 500 Kee Klamp shops.

Amidst applauds and encomiums, the Chairperson of the LCDA yesterday, presented what she described as a ‘dream project.

In her words “I am so excited today because I have inaugurated what I could describe as my dream project. Since I came into office my administration has been up and doing and we are glad God helped us achieve this”

Hon Akinola said the decision to build the Klamps was taken as part of her campaign promises to the people to bring dividends of democracy down to the grassroots and improve the revenue generating capacity of the markets.

” the rationale behind constructing and upgrading of the market was to ensure that traders and farmers get value for their money, by getting their produce to the market in very good conditions while selling in a safe and healthy environment” she said.

The Council boss further thanked all the stakeholders present and shop owners for their cooperation and support and urged youths of the area to ensure a conducive atmosphere for the smooth operations of the market activities.

The Council boss also charged members of the community and shop beneficiaries on cleanliness.

Find below release as obtained by Push News 24 International.


The Executive Chairman of Oriade Local Council Development Area,Hon Ramotalai Akinlola-Hassan has urged traders in Ijegun-Egba and other markets within the council area to maintain cleanliness during their day to day trading activities, adding that any market found wanting in this regard, will be temporarily shut down by the council.

Hon Akinlola-Hassan gave the urge on Monday,while commissioning the newly constructed over 500 kee klamp shops in Ijegun-Egba market.

The council chairman stated that the importance of cleanliness in the markets cannot be over emphasized,as it will contribute to healthy life among traders and consumers of their goods,most especially the consumable goods being purchased at the market.

She disclosed that the decision to commission the kee klamp shops earlier than planned,was informed by the fact that traders in the market have turned the road adjacent to the market,to temporary shops or location where they display their goods, thereby causing traffic gridlock on the road.

Hon Akinlola-Hassan added that the commissioning of the kee klamps was the first phase of series of commissioning that will be carried out in the market, adding that an elaborate commissioning of the market will be performed when all other shops under construction are completed.

She expressed her appreciation to the Iyaloja General of Oriade LCDA,Alhaja Tawakalitu Muse Balogun and all the traders in Ijegun-Egba market for giving her administration the opportunity to give the market a facelift, adding that the rationale behind the redevelopment of the entire market is to make it conform to the T.H.E.M.E.S agenda of Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu administration in Lagos State.

Hon Akinlola-Hassan also commended the Chief Executive Officer of KAZOLAM Nigeria Limited, the developer handling the reconstruction of the market, Alhaji Kazeem Onishaga for carrying out the project diligently and according to specifications.

While thanking Governor Sanwo-Olu for the ongoing construction of Mumuni Adio Badmus road,Old Ojo and Navy Town roads, the council chairman submitted that the completion of Mumuni Adio Badmus road will boost the economy activity of Ijegun-Egba market.

She urged the traders and other residents of Oriade Council to reciprocate the efforts being made by Governor Sanwo-Olu’s administration and her administration at the local government level to make life comfortable for them,by casting their votes for candidates of All Progressives Congress (APC) in the 2023 general elections, assuring them that the socio economic situation and security of life and properties of Nigerians will get better under the administration of Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu as President of Nigeria,if he is elected into office.

The traders in Ijegun-Egba market who were present during the commissioning of the kee klamp shops were in joyous mood and full of appreciation to Hon Akinlola-Hassan for giving the market a facelift.They assured her that,they will maintain cleanliness in the market at all times.

Dignitaries present at the event include, Councillor representing ward F in the council area, Aminat Nana Idris, Secretary to Oriade Council, Alhaji Rasak Olojede, other members of the council’s Executive Committee, the Council Manager,Prince Akitoye Babatunde Semiu, representative of Olu of Ibasa and Ijegun-Egba Land,Chief Tolani Modiu,Baala of Ibasa and Ijegun-Egba, Iyaloja General of Oriade Council, Alhaja Tawakalitu Muse Balogun and the President, Lagos State Planks and Building Materials Market Association (LSPBMMA), Alhaji,Chief Lateef Kayode Adelodun.

Chief Rabiu Hassan
Head, Public Affairs Unit
Oriade LCDA