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CSDP: Oyo Govt. Urges Stakeholders on Sustainable Development Strategy

Oyo State government has urged the stakeholders overseeing World Bank-assisted Community and Social Development Projects, CSDPs within the state to evolve and maintain sustainable development strategy for all community projects in their areas.

The Community and Social Development Agency, CSDA, in Oyo State, while implementing World Bank-financed micro projects at the grass-root level, has completed 687 projects in areas of Education, Health, Water provision, rural roads, Environment, Rural electrification and Socio-economic empowerment from 2015 till date.

The agency also has about 48 ongoing projects spread across the state that would be concluded before the year 2020.

Speaking at a workshop organized by the Community and Social Development Agency, CSDA for members of the Local Government Review Committee in Ibadan, the Permanent Secretary, Local Government Service Commission, Mr Williams Akin Funmilayo hinted that the incumbent administration placed high priority on the development of the grass-root.

He said the workshop was important because of the roles played by the review committee in monitoring projects embarked upon at the local communities, urging the Local Government Administrations and Unit Heads to cooperate and support the activities of Community and Social Development Agency, CSDA, in their respective areas.

The State’s General Manager of CSDA, Mr Christopher Babatunde said the workshop which attracted participants from Ibadan, Ibarapa, Oyo, Ogbomoso and Oke-Ogun zones was aimed at focusing on effective monitoring, maintenance and sustainability of Community and Social Development Projects , CSDPs in the State .

Iyabo Adebisi

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