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New Chairman, LASCOTA, Ojo Chapter, Mr. Yusuf Adewale Bashir receiving his certificate from the State Secrtary of LASCOTA, Mrs. Dosa Oluwakemi

Ojo inaugurates LASCOTA chapter Executives to scale up the informal sectors

 

By Charles Nwaoguji

Ojo Local government has inaugurated Lagos State Council of Tradesmen and Artisans (LASCOTA), Ojo Chapter Executives as  part of efforts to scale up the informal sector with the view to making members meet up with current realities.

According to the Chairman of Ojo Local government, Mr.Rosulu Olushola Idowu, the role of artisans and traders in the pyramid of socio-economic development of the nation was very critical in achieving sustainable growth and overall prosperity of the people.

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The Chairman with others.

Olushola  said it was in recognition of such fact that the present administration led by Governor  Babajide Olusola Sanwo – Olu  had shown commitment towards ensuring Artisan and Traders are encouraged.

 

Idowu assured traders and artisans in the Local government  that government would continue to implement strategies and programmes to promote their businesses and create conducive environment for their operation.

He said: “Giving the strategic role of the informal sector in our economic development in this Local government , our administration would work with the new executives to make sure the artisans are taking care of.

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1st Vice Chairman, Mr. Matimiloju Haruna Ishola receiving his certificate.

“It is our primary role to make it easy and convenient for people in need of high quality service to meet reliable, trusted and verifiable service providers. It is also aimed at enhancing the productivity, competitiveness, creativity and vitality of this sector.”

While expressing excitement with the new executives, he said the Local Government would now start to officially engage traders and artisans on jobs that would improve their economy.

 

While congratulating the new executives,  the State Secretary of LASCOTA, Mrs.Dosa Oluwakemi urged them to put all they have learnt to effective practice, and leverage on the endless opportunities of the strategic position of Lagos as one of the fastest growing economies in the world to be solution providers, just as she assured them that LASCOTA will keep on working with  the Local  Government  to provide and maintain the required infrastructure and conducive environment for businesses to thrive Ojo.

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Chairman with others.

Speaking at event, the new  Chairman of  LACOSTA Ojo Chapter, Mr. Yusuf Adewale Bashir commended and thanked the Chairman of Ojo Local government, Mr. Idowu for  his assistance to the LACOSTA Ojo Chapter since they started the journey to inaugurate the new executives.

He also appreciated the present administration for the promise of scaling up the informal sector and prioritizing the interest of artisans and traders in the State.

Bashir said, one of the challenges facing the zone is mobility to go round to see their members but he hope  that very sure this will be fixed.

He called on the Local government to reduce shop rate tariff to enable his members to meet up with their payment/

He noted that most times his members find it difficulties to meet up in payment because of the high rate cost.

He said government should give them zero interest rate on loan as which will help them to grow their business and enable them to  pay their taxes to the government.

Speaking on his roadmap, he said he will  mobilized other associations in Ojo zone to join LASCOTA as this is a noble idea that would move the economy forward.

He called on the members to join hand with the new executives to take LASCOTA to greater heights in Ojo.

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L-R: 2nd Vice Chairman,Mrs. Kareem Bilikisu Ajike, 1st V.Chairman, Mr. Ishola and Chairman, Mr. Bashir.

The new Executives of LASCOTA Ojo Chapter are as follows;

Chairman, Mr. Yusuf Adewale Bashir

1st Vice Chairman, Mr. Matimiloju Haruna Ishola

2nd Vice Chairman, Mrs. Kareem Bilikisu Ajike

General Secretary, Mr. Tawaliu Rabiu

Treasurer, Mrs. Roseline Bakare

Financial Secretary, Jamiu Bashiru

Assistant Secretary, Mr. Adewale Kazeem

Organizing Secretary, Mr. Abdul Olasuwkaumi

Assistant Financial Secretary, Mrs. Patrician Igbigbi

Social Secretary, Mrs. Talabi Titilayo

Welfare 1, Mr. Odelami Shesan

P.R.O. 1, Mr. Bashir Oloyo

P.R.O.2, Hamza Kehinde

Social Secretary, Mrs. Talabi Titilayo

Auditor, Mrs. Owolabi Bunmi

Welfare 2, Mr.Nouah Shobayo

Patron, Alhaji Adeyemi

Adviser, Ona Olapo Adetayo

 

 

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