The 4th general meeting of the Forum of Supervisors for Agriculture in all 57LG/LCDA held its meeting on Tuesday 23rd of April, 2019 at Surulere.
Attending the meeting, the Executive Chairman of Surulere Local Government, Hon.Tajudeen Ajide encouraged them as a body to put in efforts in springing the relevancy of that Portfolio in the Governance structure. He noted that sports is an integral part of the Department of Agriculture at the Local Government Level, hence, they must utilise the advantage of love of Sports by all and Sundry in galvanising the youth at various Local Government towards engaging in one Sport activity or the other. He said through that, there impact will be more felt and they will be more regarded and rewarded as he has witnessed a Supervisor becoming a Commissioner through his dint of hardwork.
The Chairman of the Forum, Hon.Afikuyomi Femi Abiola, Supervisor for Agriculture, Ifako Ijaye L C D A, appreciated the presence of Hon Ajide and noted that he is the 1st Local Government Chairman that would be attending their meeting and acknowledged his words of advice.
Hon Tajudeen Disu, an ex-international and Special Adviser to the Chairman on Agriculture, Surulere Local Government, who is the host of the event explained the reason behind the Forum,which is to foster unity amongst the Supervisors For Agric. One of its focus is to sell the idea of Junior League to the in-coming Government at the State Level, which is defunct but can be revitalized .This will keep the youth out of the street and get them engaged.
He however buttressed the importance of getting the youth engaged, which he has benefitted from as a youth in those days by traveling out to represent the Country in football event.