[vc_row][vc_column][vc_tta_accordion][vc_tta_section title=”SECURITY” tab_id=”1533645193356-a6c52b81-961a”][vc_column_text]Securing lives and property as well as maintenance of neighbourhood peace remain our primary concerns. Ikeja Local Government is poised to consolidate on existing security measures with the view to guaranteeing enabling environment for socio-economic activities within and across the city centres as well as the neighbourhoods. We remain commitment to neighbourhood security and peaceful coexistence through sustained collaboration with the Nigerian police in particular as well as all other security agencies like immigration services, the National Drug Law enforcement Agency (NDLEA), including ‘Neighbourhood Watch’ as well as other relevant corporate and private security outfits and community-based stakeholders.[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=” EDUCATION” tab_id=”1533645193399-6059fd80-8203″][vc_column_text]The local government will continue to accord priority attention to basic education in keeping faith with the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria and in meeting expectations of global standard. The local government is committed to ensuring that access to basic education remains the alienable rights of children irrespective of status. Towards fulfilling the mandate of delivering qualitative education in the local government, the local government earmarks substantial annual budgetary allocation to regularly update infrastructures for enabling learning environment, training and payment of salaries and emoluments to personnel in the educational sector.

Ikeja local government distributes free exercise books and other support materials to pupils in primary and post primary schools and offers annual bursary to students in higher institutions. Notwithstanding, in view of the enormous resources require in sustaining development in the education sector towards delivering on the primary objective of mass and inclusive education,  the local government prioritises collaboration with private sector and individuals towards stabilising education.[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”TRANSPORTATION” tab_id=”1533645233991-9158043c-7655″][vc_column_text]Ikeja Local government is committed to ensuring modern and efficient transportation system within its domain and would therefore continue to encourage corporate and private investments in mass transportation. While private initiative in the transport sector is encouraged, the local government will however continue to undertake monitoring of motor parks and facilities as well as review of by-laws and regulations to guarantee safe, effective and efficient transportation system.[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”THE ENVIRONMENT” tab_id=”1533645265881-b72f5526-c9d7″][vc_column_text]The cosmopolitan outlook of Ikeja Local Government with ever growing neighbourhood population makes environmental challenges very compelling across communities and the city centres. However, through deployment of proactive measures, the local is determined to ensure clean and safe environment all year round. Environmental officials are deployed on a daily basis to monitor and forestall illegal refuse dumps, carting of refuse by unauthorised persons and other forms of activities that pollute or degrade the environment.  The local government also engage in regular public enlightenment to promote hygiene and discourage unwholesome environmental habits.


Ikeja Local Government collaborates with Lagos State Waste Management Authority (LAWMA), Lagos State Highway Managers and Kick Against Indiscipline (KAI) to coordinate private participation in refuse disposal and ensure proper compliance with by-laws on environmental sanitation.[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”PRIMARY HEALTH CARES” tab_id=”1533645292387-d55d2d98-313e”][vc_column_text]Ikeja Local Government is committed to creating ample access to functional primary healthcare across the communities. To realise this objective, primary healthcare services department ensures diverse health needs of the people are met through facilities at the primary healthcare centres as well at the state hospitals. The local government also enhance the thriving of well-equipped and private hospitals. Facilities and services at public hospitals are complemented by growing number of private hospitals which are monitored for effectiveness and compliance with acceptable standard. Maternal healthcare at the grassroots is complemented by certified traditional birth attendants whose activities are regulated and monitored for compliance.[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”IN CONCLUSION” tab_id=”1533645328105-21e7890e-f666″][vc_column_text]The local government is mindful of the need to continue to provide essential services to her citizenry.

In this wise, efforts are being put in place in the execution of wastes oriented programme which will go a long way in making the local government more relevant to the yearning and aspirations of the people.[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”OFFICES” tab_id=”1533645351454-ded4ad4a-c66b”][vc_column_text][/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”PEOPLE OF IKEJA” tab_id=”1533645540374-f4200808-0a84″][vc_column_text]The Aworis are believed to have settled at different locations that traverse the present landmass of Ikeja local government and beyond around the 15th Century.  Over the years however, Ikeja Local government has evolved into a cosmopolitan city centre populated by diverse peoples within Nigeria and across nations of the world who enjoy freedom of faith, culture as well as enabling environment for social and economic activities. In the last five decades, Ikeja Local government has become a prime choice for residential and commercial purposes for an ever-growing population[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT INNITIATIVES” tab_id=”1533645579929-a7424a9a-18b7″][vc_column_text]Community development activities thrive within and across communities in Ikeja Local Government Area. Development initiatives at the community level are formulated and implemented under the platforms of Community Development Associations (CDAs). The CDAs from various communities operate jointly as Community Development Committee (CDC) at the level of the local government by liaising with the local government authorities on issues pertaining to mutual progress of Ikeja Local government Areas as well as the welfare of residents and communities.[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”CULTURE AND TRADITION” tab_id=”1533645605370-37189cd6-f310″][vc_column_text]Ikeja Local Government is committed to freedom of culture, tradition and religion. Residents and visitors to Ikeja Local Government Area enjoy unfettered freedom to practice their cultural and religious beliefs in peaceful and cordial manners. Cultural and religious activities both traditional and contemporary religious beliefs are encouraged provided they are observed within the confine of law and in conformity with regulations guiding public processions and gatherings within Ikeja Local Government Area[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”SETTLEMENTS” tab_id=”1533645631658-d8b13423-ed5f”][/vc_tta_section][/vc_tta_accordion][/vc_column][/vc_row]