Ogun commits over N108m to support CSDP projects - SALIENT TIMES ONLINE

Ogun commits over N108m to support CSDP projects

Share This
Committed at making life better for the citizens of Ogun state, the present administration has in less than six month committed over 108million naira as part of its counterpart fund to the Community and Social Development Projects.

  The state Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun disclosed this on the occasion of the project launch and distribution of cheque to 13 beneficiary communities of the 26 Micro projects approved by the World Bank.

"For CSDP, the state Government has committed the required fund for its successful implementation.The counterpart fund has been paid and there is provision in the 2020 Budget for the payment of another. For the Micro Project of the 13 Community present here,over 108million naira has been committed"

Next year before the closure of the CSDP, over 160million naira is expected to be disbursed by the state Government as intervention on CSDP for year 2020".

The Governor, represented by the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Budget, Alhaji Hassan Adekunle, said government would continue to subscribe to various Multi- Laterally Funded Development Projects in various sectors because it is in tardem with his administration's mantra of  "Building Our Future Together”.

" CSDP is a project that the State Government is supporting because of its capability to deliver on the agenda of the present administration. I therefore urge all stakeholders, especially the managers of the projects to complement government efforts by discharging their duties deligently and selflessly" the governor remarked.

In his contribution, General Manager, Ogun State Community and Social Development  Agency, Engineer Sakirudeen Salaam, said the World Bank has approved 26 micro projects for 13 communities from the approved six Local Government Areas for immediate implementation of social infrastructure that will enhance the standard of living of the rural dwellers.

He added that the micro projects were centred on water supply, health, education and road construction within the six World Bank focal LGs which include, Remo North, Abeokuta North, Odeda, Yewa North, Ado-Odo/Ota and Ipokia.