(OPINION) Rosul Eshilokun And Lagos Island Leadership, By Fashina Shakiru
As we approach the 2025 local government elections in Lagos state, the people of Lagos Island local government set their minds, and whispering to express franchise for the right man to replicate the national agenda of Renewed Hope to the grassroots governance.
This writer inclusive belief that, local democracy, for local development. A grassroots politician who is well-connected with the people’s heart is the present Executive Vice chairman, Lagos Island local government, Prince Muhammed Rosul Eshilokun.
The man Rosul Eshilokun well qualified and experienced both legislative and executive leadership position, will unlock new development in our grassroots democracy for the greatest number of people in Lagos Island Renewed Hope 2025.
Rosul Eshilokun who has worked closely with three previous chairmen since 1999 till date, Lagos Island local government-Hon Lookman Ajose, Hon Wasiu Sanni Eshilokun, and Hon Prince Tijani Adetoyese Olusi in different capacities.
The understanding grassroots governance and challenges facing the premier of lsland, confronting residents, Rosul Eshilokun has decided to draft a blueprint’s manifesto for his administration if elected as the next council chairman comes 2025. His programme tagged Technology, Health, Education, Environment, Security (T.H.E.E.S).
To make Lagos lsland reposition itself, a leading premier local government , 21st grassroots developmental strides were reviewed of his carefully thought-out manifesto’s priorities blueprints when I visited him recently in his office had many convinced discussion on how he intends to use “community renewed participatory engagement” to drive human developmental goals and prosperities of lslanders.
Today, Rosul Eshilokun is regarded as one of the most recognised, well-groomed and intelligent man that can unlock the politics of reform in Lagos Island local council that people yearning for.
With empirical fact, the issues seen and heard in the streets of Lagos Island are simple and germane, which is about issues and not individuals. The issue is: Who is experienced enough and possesses the brain and charisma to unlock the greatest opportunity, for the greatest number of people, in Island politics? The answer is simple –Prince Muhammed Rosul Eshilokun.
Rosul Eshilokun, if assumed office, as the next Executive Chairman Lagos Island local government expectedly to invest and re-engineering social amenities that will improve the quality of life at grassroots level.
The reprioritised entrepreneurship with 21st century digital skill, redeveloped primary health centres and provide universal primary basic education with standard equipment. To keep the young ones off the streets with recreational centers boost community engagement.
Rosul Eshilokun’s brain is already a library of the policies, vision of Renewed Hope implementation templates on what needs to be done urgently on reconstruction/ rehabilitation of roads, environmental degradation, security, and transportation roadmap on the streets of the lsland.
Rosul Eshilokun is the politician who has consistently acknowledged to make things work for the yearning of the people in Lagos Island, our leaders must rise to the man who the cap fit.