The Member representing Afijio in the Oyo State House of Assembly, Hon. Seyi Adisa, recently reiterated the need for sustainable development, adding that it will come to fruition when a political office holders continuously identifies, understands and embraces the basic needs of the people they are chosen to serve.
He said this while in Jobele community at Afijio local government to commission first use a fully equipped BoreHole facility, the 12th of its kind built by his development team.
In his words, Hon. Seyi Adisa underscored the need for development as a primary and continuous need that must always consider the immediate and basic needs of the people, no matter how lofty other plans are, while ensuring there’s a balance.
“As we completed and started the usage of the 12th BoreHole for my people at Jobele, Afijio yesterday, their palpable happiness reminded of a fact; that, the things which matter to them must matter to you if you intend to serve them successfully and bring development.”
“Our loftier efforts must consistently strike a balance with their pretty basic needs – this is an important leadership and development lesson we’ve been able to apply across board in our efforts for Afijio and for the people”
“To us, it was just water. To them, it is more, and I was just really glad we hit this 12th of its kind across the entire local government, from Awe to Ilora and other parts”, he said.
“I believe politics is the biggest platform to create impact, and underdevelopment is one of our biggest problems. So, I just believe we must use our biggest platform to solve our biggest problem. That is why we keep doing this”, Hon. Adisa stressed .