Youth Recognises Asiwaju Orile-Imo, Chief Olalekan With Leadership Award
Ogun Youth Advocate for Special Development (OGYASD) has honoured the Asiwaju of Orile-Imo, in Obafemi Owode Local Government in Ogun State, Chief Olakunle Olalekan with the “Outstanding Leadership Award”.
The award was described as a recognition of his outstanding leadership qualities and contributions that bother on the wellbeing of the people in the community and Ogun state in general.
The presentation took place at his hotel, LALEK Hotel, located at Logbara, Orile Imo, area of the state.
In attendance are Chief from different communities, friends and family with excitement looks.
While addressing the Journalists, OGYASD President disclosed that the award was based on his contributions towards youths developmental projects and his great achievements so far within the community.
He hinted that chief Olakunle’s kindness and philanthropic gesture were also considered as criteria for the honour given to him.
The president maintained that they were impressed by his humility and his great achievements so far within the community, urging him to continue in his good deeds.
Responding, the awardee who also an Adele Of Orile-Oko Kingdom thanked the Almighty God for giving him the grace to witness the day.
He appreciated the donor, saying that he was very happy to receive the award from Youths , urging all the entire Youths both home and abroad to pertake in politics so that they won’t be left out in the future.
His words “I am so happy to receive this outstanding award from the youths, this shows that youths still appreciate what we elders are doing. This is a laudable award bestowed on me, I felt honored. I promise you that I will continue in my good deeds.
” I want advise the youths to participate actively in politics both at federal, State and the Local government so that in future they will not be left out” you are the leaders of tomorrow, we believe you will continue to make us proud. He concluded
Asiwaju Orile Imo while responding to newsmen on why the community is yet to have an Oba after the demise of the late King, He said “We are yet to be given order by the Alake Of Egbaland, and without any directives from Alake Of Egbaland, we can not have a king.
He maintained that the Chiefs and Baales in Orile-Imo are still consulting, adding the that very soon their king will be ready.