Youths decorate Oba Odugbemi with meritorious award


The Coalition of Youths in Ososun in Ifo local government area of Ogun state has decorated Oba Oladele Odugbemi , the Olu of Lisa Kingdom with meritorious award.

Speaking during the presentation at the palace of the traditional ruler, the Chairman of the Coalition , Comrade Olumide Edunjobi , called on other monarchs to emulate his developmental style.

He urged traditional rulers in the state to be upright and proactive to enhance growth and development of their various communities.

Edunjobi said that the recognition of the monarch with the meritorious award was as a result of his laudable contributions in developing youth, children, women and developmental projects in his community which had complemented the efforts of the state government in transforming the state.

Edunjobi listed the valuable contributions of the monarch to include, Oladele Odugbemi Foundation where a lot of youths in the state have benefitted from his scholarship and grants to pursue their education and welfare programme for women and widows to take care of their homes and children.

Apart from the scholarship to the youths, Comrade Edunjobi commended the monarch for his developmental projects in the community which had alleviated the groans and sufferings of the people in his domain.

The youth leader stressed that Oba Odugbemi merited the award considering his developmental projects so far executed in Lisa aimed at ensuring peaceful coexistence of the people and creating an enabling environment for business to thrive in the interest of the people .

In his acceptance speech, Oba Odugbemi thanked the youth for the award , assuring them that it would spur him more to continue to develop his domain and put smiles on the faces of his subjects.

The traditional ruler charged the leaders of the youth to embark on massive campaign to sensitise the youths on danger inherent in hard drugs and cultism, appealing to them to shun those vices in the interest of the country.

The royal father admonished them on the need to complement the efforts of government in ensuring a better society devoid of crimes and criminality .


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