by Omoleye Omoruyi
As part of its aim of stimulating active citizenship especially amongst the youth, YMonitor, an initiative of The Future Project which highlights crucial accountability and governance issues held a grassroots engagement at Odi Olowo Ojuwoye LCDA.
The program which is the 6th edition was held on October 24, 2018, at the Odi Olowo/Ojuwoye Local Government, Lagos and, among other things, residents raised the hazardous effects of the heaps of refuse that have become an eyesore and the roads that the government have failed to maintain.
YMonitor Grassroots engagement is a quarterly meet-up of residents of a chosen local government with their leaders (Chairman, CDA leaders and so on), it is aimed at raising and/or discussing issues that affect the residents as well as stimulating active citizenship You can call it a town hall meeting.
For this edition, see talking points below: