Browsing: Prince Dapo Abiodun

The governor stated this at the Baptist International Conference Centre, Lufuwape, on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, Ogun State, during the occasion of the end of tenure and appreciation service for Rev. Dr Samson Olasupo Ayokunle and Pastor Mrs. Toyin Ayokunle, as the President of the Nigeria Baptist Convention.

Speaking at the swearing in ceremony held at the Executive Council Chambers, Governor’s Office, Oke-Mosan, Abeokuta, Abiodun underscored the need for the body to exercise restrain and uphold high ethical standard to midwife a local government system based on the principles of fair, credible and democratic electoral process.

Since it was flagged off by President Muhammadu Buhari in Daura, Katsina State, the exercise has been dogged by rancour and bad blood in few states of the federation, as different power blocs and rival tendencies within state chapters renewed their struggle ahead of 2023 general elections. For obvious reasons, Ogun State was expected to be one of the flash points of the exercise.

The Commissioner, Ministry of Community Development and Cooperatives, Hon. Ganiyu Hamzat, disclosed this during a four-day programme organised by the Ministry for the 2020 disbursement of Grant-in-Aid to CDAs held in Abeokuta, the state capital.

In a statement in Abeokuta on Sunday and signed by the Publicity Secretary of Ogun APC Caretaker Committee, Tunde Oladunjoye, the late politician was described as an “uncommon bridge builder, patriot and a very humane, courteous and humble politician whose model was politics without bitterness”.

A statement by Abiodun’s Chief Press Secretary, Kunle Somorin, said the governor shares in the joy of the President’s birthday and wishes him well in the arduous task of nation-building.

In a statement in Abeokuta on Sunday by the Publicity Secretary of the Ogun APC Caretaker Committee, Tunde Oladunjoye, the party described Abiru’s victory as a re-affirmation of the popularity of the APC.

The presentation was made at the Governor’s office, Oke Mosan, Abeokuta, during a courtesy call on Governor Abiodun by some members of the Ecobank Nigeria Executive Management Team.