Some community leaders in Ondo State have called on Governor Rotimi Akeredolu-led administration to do more for rural communities in the state.
The traditional ruler of Bolorunduro in Ondo North Local Government Area of the state, Oba Babatunde Olusoji, said the government should move nearer to the rural communities especially in the area of provision of adequate teachers, water, roads and others for the people to feel its impact.
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He stated this yesterday during the closing of a meeting on projects executed by ActionAid Nigeria and its partner, Justice Development and Peace Centre (JDPC).
Other community leaders present at the occasion commended ActionAid Nigeria which worked with JDPC and other relevant organisations for 16 years in the state to bring development to more than 18 communities.
Some of the communities which benefited from the projects include Ago Daada, Alayere, Bolorunduro, Kajola, Ehin-Ala, Ilado, Isagba,Molato, Ileyo in Akure North LGA, Lota Arogbo, Olorunsogo, Oloruntedo, Ikota, and several others.
The Chief executive officer of JDPC, Rev Fr Damian Adesegha, said among projects executed in the communities were schools, hospitals, Wells as well as contribution to agricultural development.