Many couldn't ascertain the strategies being utilized by our dynamic Governor Akinwunmi Ambode as he methodically and tactically transforming Lagos State. This is one thing that influenced our woman of substance, the Acting Commissioner of Tourism, Arts and Culture, Lagos State, Hon. Mrs Adebimpe Akinsola, who deemed it fit to constitute a unique platform tagged A+ DISCIPLES to adequately sensitize the people of the grassroots and to also prioritize the yearnings of the people.
Scripturally, Jesus Christ carefully selected a few disciples that understood his tutelage to spread the good news according to the Book of Matthew 28, verse 16-20.
On Tuesday 20th of June, 2017, at Homat Event Center, Igbogbo where people of notable personalities gathered to share same vision with Hon. Adebimpe Akinsola, the flag off programme began with an opening prayer said by Mrs Easter Obayomi (Iya Forum) and thereafter followed by the introduction of the guests through the MC, Mr Kunle Odumade.
The first executive Chairman, Igbogbo/Baiyeku LCDA, Alhaji Jimoh Ogunmuyiwa made his welcome speech and was so elated by the calibre of people who graced the occasion and was optimistic that the A+ Disciples as a project will be a worthwhile one.
However, the APC Chairman, Igbogbo/Baiyeku LCDA, Alhaji Sefiu Ogunyemi appreciated all the dignitaries present and applauded Governor Ambode of his silence revolutionary work he is doing to transform Lagos State. On this note, he solicited for the support of all in the forth coming Local Government Election.
Furthermore, the LGA Chairman enjoined everyone to cordially support Governor Ambode's administration to make Hon Adebimpe Akinsola a full Commissioner considering her courage and resourcefulness to Ikorodu Division as a whole.
The Lagos East Senatorial Youth Leader, Alhaji Bashir Adekoya lauded Ambode's achievements and sued for unity in Igbogbo/Baiyeku LCDA, while admonishing the Councillors to be united as well for the good development of the community.
Immediately he ended his speech, the SSA on Civic Engagement to Governor Ambode, Hon. Taiwo Ayedun expressed his satisfaction on the Choice of Olusesan Daini as the APC Chairmanship flagbearer. In the same vein he appreciated Hon Adebimpe Akinsola for the initiatives, while assuring that Governor Ambode is in full support of her.
Mrs Easter Obayomi equally expressed her joy and happiness due to what Hon Adebimpe Akinsola is doing to promote the image of the community. She seized the opportunity to seek for the support of people to collectively support the second term of Governor Akinwunmi Ambode. She promised to always support Hon Akinsola come rain, come sunshine.
When the Acting Commissioner for Tourism, Arts and Culture, Lagos State, Hon Adebimpe Akinsola took the center stage when she was to address the large crowd, songs of appreciation and praises rented the air. Shortly after this, the dynamic and eloquent Acting Commissioner, Hon Akinsola taught everybody the Slogan of the initiative.
She appreciated the presence of the dignitaries and assured all that the programme will be spread allover. Hon. Akinsola quickly introduced the four APC Councillorship candidates that present, Wasiu Olowu from Ward C2, Nurudeen Alimi from C3, Mathew Arowolo from C4 and Monsuru Kolejo from C5 to the public except Lekan Ashafa who was unavoidably absent.
Hon. Akinsola admonished everyone to promote the good work of Governor Akinwunmi Ambode. She revealed that the hard working Governor had awarded the second phase of Igbogbo/Ipakodo road to a Contractor, Bola Ahmed Tinubu and Igbe roads had also been awarded as well, while Itokin road is said to become 8 lanes, she added.
Akinsola was however optimistic that Ambode will have no rival in 2019 governorship election. She urged everyone to vote enmass for APC candidates in the Local Government Election because this action will gladden the heart of Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, Governor Ambode and the Party Stalwarts.
She further emphasized that Governor Ambode is working assiduously round the clock to deliver on his campaign promises. Moreover, Hon. Adebimpe Akinsola did not hesitate to notify everyone present of regular meetings of A+ Disciples while dates and time will be communicated to them as at when due. She seized the opportunity to urge the youth to refrain from hooliganism while thanking everyone there present.
The Chairman in the making, Olusesan Daini appreciated the Apex Body of APC, Igbogbo/Baiyeku LCDA and equally solicited for support of the co-contenders and everybody. He also extended his sincere appreciation to His Royal Majesties, Oba Abdulsemiu Orimadegun Kasali, the Adeboruwa of Igbogbo kingdom and Oba Richard Ogunsanya, Olubeshe of Ibeshe for their love and support of his candidature.
The programme was brought to a close when the Human Rights Activist, Alhaji Lateef Akinborode gave the closing prayer.
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