Lagos State Government at the weekend said it has intensified registration of its residents for effective and efficient management of its resources.
The General Manager Lagos State Agency for Residents Registration (LASRRA) Ms Yinka Fashola who stated this added that the agency has taken its sensitization programme to Festac Town as part of efforts to ensure adequate participation of more residents in the on-going residents registration exercise in the state.
According to her, the street to street public enlightenment campaign shows the importance of registration in creating an updated database for its development plans.
“Flyers and handbills highlighting the essence of the exercise were distributed to youths, traders and passers-by in the Festac Town Area of Amuwo Odofin Local Government Area while residents’ questions were also responded to,” she said.
Meantime, the Lagos State Commissioner for Youth and Social Development, Mrs. Uzamat Akinbile-Yusuf has urged youths in the state to take the lead in their respective society by engaging in inter -generational dialogue with adults and key figures in the country in order to be relevant and have a say in the decision making process.