The Executive Chairman Ajeromi-Ifelodun Local Government, Hon Ayoola Fatai Adekunle on Wednesday received the Lagos Panorama SDG Grassroots Youth Empowerment Award 2020, for his sustained youth development and empowerment activities.
The Publisher and Editor Lagos Panorama Magazine and Online News Platform, Tayo Aderinola in his opening remark before the presentation in the office of the council Boss, asserted that Hon Ayoola distinguished himself with the numerous sustainable developmental and empowerment activities for the teeming youths of Ajeromi-Ifelodun Local Government.
Aderinola stated that “the Editorial Board of Lagos Panorama in acknowledgment of the multi-faceted achievements of the 20 local governments and 37 Local Council Development Areas (LCDAs) of Lagos State created in the year 2003 by the visionary leadership of Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu to catalyzed development”.
“We monitored carefully through the year 2020 before the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown, during the lockdown and the unfortunate hijacked EndSARS protest”.
“We affirmed the sincere passion and commitment of Hon Fatai Ayoola towards the sustainable development of the teeming youths of the Ajeromi Local Government”.
“Developing educational and sporting facilities, entrepreneur Skills acquisition and grants to trainees, educational grants and compensation to successful athletes in intra-council competitions were some of the sustainable developmental activities Hon Ayoola used in empowering and positively engaging the strong and reliable youths of Ajegunle”.
“The virtual Mathematics and English competition during the pandemic lockdown was quite overwhelming and youths will forever appreciate the initiative as most other youth across the globe doesn’t have such opportunity” the President of the Community Media Practitioners Association of Nigeria averred before presenting the council chairman with the award.
Hon Ayoola in his acceptance remark expressed his gratitude to the Lagos Panorama crew “on behalf of myself, management team and executive, legislatures and the entire staff of Ajeromi Ifelodun I say thank you to the Lagos Panorama organization for bestowing on me this award”.
“We will not relent in doing what is right and endeavor to do our best for our good people” concluded the amiable council helmsman.
The Editorial Board of the widely read sociopolitical magazine and online news platform in their effort to promote the universal Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) decided to recognize and award dedication and zeal by outstanding individuals and organizations in a series of awards to celebrate excellence by trailblazers in aspects of grass-root sustainable development.
The other categories include the Lagos Panorama SDG Grassroots Awards which are spotlighting local government administration and are categorized into environment friendly, rural infrastructure transformation, infrastructural Development, education, primary healthcare, security, LG COVID-19 Responder, market development, youth and women empowerment.
These awards are intended to motivate and spur grass-root development through contribution from all spheres.