The Chairman of the Community Development Association (CDA) in Obazagbon community in Benin City, Edo State, Comrade Joshua Edo, has described the neglect of his community by successive governments in the state as an act of wickedness.
He said lack of social amenities, especially good roads, potable water and healthcare facilities had brought great hardship on his people.
The community boss stated this during an interactive session with newsmen in Benin City, recently.
According to him, most of the projects executed in his community were done through self- help, adding that his community was ready to partner the government, organisations and individuals in bringing development to the town.
He urged the incoming governor to give special attention to the community in relation to the provision of social amenities in order to give the people a sense of belonging and make them benefit from the payment of their taxes which they do regularly.
Meanwhile, the chairman has lauded the efforts of his co-CDA chairmen in Iyekogba communities and appealed to them to work in synergy to alleviate the sufferings of their people.their people.