The Ifako Harmony Estate Resident Association (IHERA) in Ifako Ijaiye, Lagos on Saturday sworn in new executives to pilot the affairs of the association for 2021 – 2023 tenure.
Alhaji Isa Egbeyemi making the inaugural speech shortly after the new executives of Ifako Harmony Estate Resident Association were sworn in on Saturday.
Despite the early morning downpour members of IHERA gathered at the estate gate, venue of the event to witness the new executives which include Alhaji Isa Egbeyemi as Chairman, Pastor Babatunde Dada as Vice Chairman, Barr Babatunde Badejo – General Secretary, Mr. Jide Adeyemo – Welfare, Secretary.
Others include Mr. Chuks Enete – Treasurer, Mr. Naba Kelly Henry – Assistant General Secretary, Ms. Omowunmi Akinlagun – Financial Secretary and Mr. Sunkanmi Ajao – Public Relations Officer.
The Chairman in his inaugural speech said “My great and wonderful fathers, mothers, brothers, sisters and youths in Harmony Estate. With every sense of humility, I welcome you all to this event. A day the Estate is once again officially handing over the affairs of this community to the hands of God Almighty, with my team and I to serve the people of Harmony Estate, as a will of God, to consolidate the present achievements of the immediate past and previous administrations”.
Alhaji Egbeyemi on behalf of the new executives averred that “My team and I intend to run a transparent, accountable, reliable and responsible administration. We are also promising to carry along the people, irrespective of tribe, social or religious affiliations without infringing on Harmony estate’s established policies as regards guidelines, rules and regulations”.
“We promise to run a functional, objective and all-encompassing listening administration, to the benefit of all inhabitants including visitors as we intend to continually take this Estate to unprecedented heights by God’s grace”.
The new Chairman also promised that “We will follow the already established progressive template of our predecessors to maintain our infrastructures as well as add more values to them for improved service delivery”.
“We will strive to continue the development of the Estate and we believe with high hope that DUES and LEVIES will be PROMPTLY PAID, as it is our sole source of revenue for development”.
“We will identify projects that will be cost effective, and also put measures in place that will further enhance our safety and security in accordance with the modern-day digital arrangements”.
“Harmony Estate is our home and our pride to which we will guide jealously and ensure no recklessness in attitudes, behaviours, and lawlessness with assurance of equal rights, justice and fairness, adequate security to lives and properties”.
“This will be an administration of the people by the people and for the people in its true sense and meaning”.
He also appealed to all stakeholder to support the new executive “We are confident and proud of the elders we have, to which we shall always consult for their wisdom and advice”.
“We are also counting on our past administration’s support in their pool of experiences of running successful office a legacy we will protect by God’s grace”.
“We are also banking on the support of our committed, caring and concerned African wives, mothers and sisters in the Estate for their full support”.
“Our wonderful energetic, vibrant and dedicated youth’s support on this journey to better life and living will also be needed dearly to run this administration of continuity”.
“We will also be delighted to enjoy the best and usual support and cooperation of the already established committees as wingers in service much more than ever before and we pray God almighty will reward them all in their endeavours for this selfless humanitarian service to Harmony estate”.
“Further, I want to appeal to us all, that we see ourselves as ambassadors of this promising estate and to act sincerely for correctness, beneficial vital information disseminations, as well as maintain good neighborhood to be our brothers’ keepers at all times in love, peace and harmony”.
“We pray to God almighty in his might and mercy for his full support to us all, in sound health, wisdom, long life and prosperity. We pray for God’s favour to achieve success in this new administration, as he has done to our predecessors, as man alone cannot do anything without the help of God, because only He has power to do all things. On behalf of my exco members, I thank you all for your patience”.
“We look forward to the best of support from you all as we proceed and progress on this journey. Harmony Estate’s small London here we come. Harmony Estate is an ark built by God to carry us all safely to the promise land. So, help us God. There shall be showers of blessing this is the promise of God. Your Chief Servant Isa Egbeyem” he concluded prayerfully.