In the last five months that Otunba Kehinde Oloyede assumed office as the chairman Oshodi/Isolo local government area Oshodi-Isolo has remained a place to be while in Lagos. Commercial bus drivers, residents, tanker drivers, motor park boys and traders all hail Otunba Kendoo for providing a good road network for both drivers and passersby to navigate through to their destinations. The beautifully built gutters have reassured the residents of a malaria free environment and also a means to achieve the cleaner Lagos initiative agenda. Oshodi, which used to be volatile when it comes to security, has been experiencing peace as the chairman believes, a peaceful environment guarantees economic prosperity. With his track records, this is the only time that the peace-loving people of Oshodi-isolo, regardless of their tribe and tongues go about their business without fear of intimidation according to political stalwarts. As a true grassroots administrator, the council boss has demonstrated his support for inclusiveness as he ensured that the Community Development Committee, marketers, artisans and the youth are integral part of his government. According to the Chairman, education, youth empowerment and training will top the priority of the administration this year saying “What the residents witnessed in our first five months in office is just a tip of the iceberg. Our best is yet to come as we are not ready to relent on the good work we have started.” Buttressing his point, he said “We know that performance is very key to continuity, so we are not ready to back down on our promises.” he reassured If you recall, the council boss while campaigning promised to deliver 20 roads for the people of Oshodi within his first 100 days, he has surprisingly delivered 24 and still counting. On the water project, Oloyede has also beamed his positive searchlight on potable drinking water for all residents, he
The monitoring team of the office of the executive governor of Lagos state, Mr Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu has lauded the roads rehabilitation works embarked upon by the chairman of Oshodi-Isolo Local Government, Otunba Kehinde Almaroof Oloyede ( aka Kendoo). The Monitoring Team which visited the roads project works on Thursday commended the giant strides of the chairman for building a first class roads in Oshodi. The team led by Mr Amodu, lauded the giant strides of the executive chairman. He said what they meant on the roads visited are world class standard roads construction. The team hailed the council helmsman and urged him to keep up the pace. Oloyede who conducted the team round the massive roads projects within the council thanked the team for the visit and reassured them that his administration will not rest on its oars until all roads in Oshodi are motorable.
"An already drown man will always look for who to go down with him". This quote can best describe the malicious write-up put forward by a faceless individual claiming to be a political onlooker in Oshodi. The handwriting is clear on the wall and we know where the purported lies emanated from. The frantic efforts at maligning the soaring image of the executive chairman of Oshodi Isolo Local Government is evident and well noted. It should however be stated that such efforts had failed woefully in the past, it will fail again. As a resident of Oshodi, everyone is aware that Otunba Kehinde Oloyede is a man of means that will not disturb himself over weightless sycophants that are seeking attention and cheap popularity, moreso now that he has enormous responsibility of transforming Oshodi on his shoulders, but there is need to set the record straight for the sake of posterity and for well meaning Oshodi people to get the fact straight. Kendoo, as he is popularly called, has brought in new ways of thinking, new ways of getting things done seamlessly and this has been giving his political enemies sleepless nights as what they expect is a total shift from what it is now. Otunba Kehinde Oloyede contested, amassed 27,000 votes as against paltry 8,000 votes that was recorded in the last LG election, this is enough to cause the incessant headache. The election that produced him had been adjudged free, transparent and rancor-free both from Oshodi residents and outsiders. How he was able to galvanize, harmonize, and unify all the candidates is still a mystery to many. He was however able to achieve all these through his pragmatic, foresightedness and proactive nature Being a man of peace and a complete party man, he was the vanguard of peace, oneness and brotherliness before, during and