During the weekend, The Lagos State Government promoted and encouraged the Registration of Residents so as to effectively and efficiently manage its resources.
Festac was one of the Places that this exercise was carried out in. Ms Yinka Fashola , General Manager Lagos State Agency for Residents Registration (LASRRA) stated the exercise was brought to Festac as part of efforts to ensure adequate participation of more residents in the on-going residents registration exercise in the state.
According to her, the street to street public enlightenment campaign shows the importance of registration in creating an updated database for its development plans.
“Flyers and handbills highlighting the essence of the exercise were distributed to youths, traders and passers-by in the Festac Town Area of Amuwo Odofin Local Government Area while residents’ questions were also responded to,” she said.
Meantime, the Lagos State Commissioner for Youth and Social Development, Mrs. Uzamat Akinbile-Yusuf has urged youths in the state to take the lead in their respective society by engaging in inter -generational dialogue with adults and key figures in the country in order to be relevant and have a say in the decision making process.
Festac Youths , this is for you , let us work together to be relevant and have a strong say in decision making process in the country and our neighbourhood