The  Transition Committee Chairman,  Abeokuta South Local Government, Hon. Ayomide Shomide has laid foundation for fifty open stalls  for the grass root people in Abeokuta south local government, Ogun state capital.

This was witnessed today by the state commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Hon. Afolabi Morufu Afuape, the Alake of Egbaland and his  committee while laying the foundation of the fifty open stalls at Asero Motor Park in Abeokuta.

Hon. Shomide hinted that the intention are part of the dividends of democracy saying that people at the grassroots should benefit from; most especially in Abeokuta South Local Government.

He also urged the intending beneficiaries that when the open stalls are completed they should judiciously make use of it.

He explained that the open stalls is for the traders in the area so as to avoid displaying their commodities or goods by the roadsides.

He  said that his  intention is centred on the objective of discouraging the street trading market purposely to give way to vehicular movements and the passers-by at Adatan via Asero and to ensure the safety of lives of the merchandise.

His words "When it is time for the completion of the open stalls, it would not be affiliated to a political influence, that the rent of the the open shops in the community shall be given accordingly."

He therefore noted that the project is identified through the community which base on requests, affirming that the project is not political, it is for the usage of good people in Abeokuta South Local Government areas.

The Alake and Paramount Ruler of Egbaland, Oba D Adedotun Aremu Gbadebo Okukenu iv who spoke through the Aare  Baaroyin of Egbaland, Chief Layi Labode expressed Alake delightement  on the landmark of the project that such development is taking place in Egbaland.

Meanwhile, the Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Hon. Afolabi Morufu Afuape appreciated the laudable project, posited that it is part of dividends of democracy in which electorates are expecting from the government and people in the position of leaderships.

He added that the open shops shall be completed and commissioned in the next two weeks.