Asiwaju Of Orile-Imo Bags National Outstanding Leadership Award

Asiwaju Of Orile-Imo  Bags National Outstanding Leadership Award

The Asiwaju of Orile Imo , Obafemi Owode Local government, High Chief Olakunle Olalekan on Wednesday bagged a national outstanding leadership award by the  Ogun Youth Advocate for special development (OGYASD).

The award ceremony held at the awardee's  hotel,  LALEK Hotel, located at Logbara, Orile Imo, Ogun State.

In his address , OGYASD President  explained that the award was based on his  contributions towards youths developmental projects and his great achievements so far within the community.

He submitted 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.


He said ''This award is not  presented for people to just know you, It's presented to  people to learn from you as our belief is that the best classroom can only be seen on the feet of an elderly person for what an elder see on seat, we the youth needs to climb the ladder to see clearly" he said.

Meanwhile the awardee who also an  Adele Of Orile-Oko Kingdom appreciated the honor.

 He noted 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.

Olakunle said "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.

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