It was HID’s day, as the entire constituents of Ojokoro LCDA assembled to celebrate the council Chairman, Hon. Hammed Idowu Tijani (HID) on the successful ride of a four year tenure, endorsing him for another term in office.
The event which took place at the Ojokoro Mini Stadium, on Thursday, May 20, recorded a large turnout as the premises was filled to maximum capacity, while others couldn’t get a space within.
The gathering encompassed the who is who of the political class, the traditional leaders, religious leaders, community leaders, the artisans, different youth bodies, student associations, members of the National Union of Road Transport Workers, Road Transport Employers Association of Nigeria, amongst numerous others.
Hon. James Adisa Owolabi, Member House of Representatives, Ifako-Ijaiye Federal Constituency, described HID as he is fondly called, as a brother and diligent representative who is worthy of another term.
Hon. Rasheed Makinde, in his goodwill message noted that HID falls within the category of the credible politicians and representatives and council chairmen who met the expectations of their constituents. He thus agreed that his second coming is inevitable.
He however on behalf of the players in the entertainment industry, presented an award of recognition and excellence to HID.
Alhaji Hassan Ajeigbe, former Vice Chairman of Ojokoro LCDA, former Executive Secretary, and an Apex Member, said the leadership of the party has spoken and settled for the continuity of the developmental style of government of HID Tijani.
Hon. Ahmed Omisore, former Member of Lagos State House of Assembly and Director General, BAT/OBASA 2023 in his words endorsed HID for another term, stating that the continuous growth of Ojokoro LCDA is their overall desire.
The community class in an interaction with People and Politics chorously said they’ve unanimously agreed on HID for another four year term. “Who isn’t here among the political class or traditional leaders? Everyone is here, and that is an endorsement, let him carry on with the good work”.
Hon. Abdul-Azeez Osho, Leader of the Legislative Arm, however thanked the National Leader of All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, and the leadership of the party at the state and local government level, for giving them a competent council boss.
“We can’t ask for a better council chairman, HID has fixed 37 roads in Ojokoro LCDA amongst other laudable projects, we the councillors endorse him for another term”, Osho said.
The youths and the women wings were also on ground in solidarity.
Hon. Benjamin Adeyemi Olabinjo (BAO), two term former Chairman of Ojokoro LCDA and former Special Adviser to the Lagos State Governor, on Civic Engagement, under Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, commended all the leadership classes for their maturity and ensued for peace.
In his vote of thanks, HID Tijani thanked the good people of the local government for their trust in him, and he assured them of a safe and resourceful mandate of another four years term.
Guests at the event applauded the leadership style of the political class in Ojokoro, noting that the brother local government should emulate them.
All former councillors of Ifako-Ijaiye and Ojokoro LCDA were all on attendance in solidarity support.
Attendees were treated to a nice entertainment beat and rhythm by King of Fuji Music, Dr Saheed Osupa.