- Governor Akinwunmi Ambode receives commendation from the speaker of the Lagos state House of Assembly, Mudashitu Obasa
- Obasa promises contniuefd support for Ambode as he focuses on developing Lagos
- Obasa also commends the Agege council for honouring him
Governor Akinwunmi Ambode has received a vote of confidence from the speaker of the Lagos state House of Assembly, Mudashiru Obasa, who also was recently honoured with the renaming of a legislative building.
Speaker Obasa thanked Ambode for meeting the desired needs of the people of the state since his emergence as governor of Lagos. He also promised to continue to support the governor to make the state enviable.
“I also want to thank Governor Akinwunmi Ambode for his commitment to the even development and growth of Lagos in general and Agege in particular. I'm assuring you all that we remain steadfast to the growth of this state,” the speaker said at the event.
The speaker also thanked the Agege local government for naming its legislative chamber after him with a promise that he would not disappoint his constituents.
“I'm happy and elated and I'm equally surprised at this very great honour. Nobody informed me that this is what I'm coming. I thought it was only for the budget presentation but indeed this is a very pleasant surprise.
"We will not relent in our desire and commitment to the development and growth of the Agege community in particular and Lagos state in general,” he said.
Speaking about the honour, the chairman of the council, Ganiyu Kola Egunjobi, said the decision was in appreciation of the speaker’s remarkable representation of the Agege community in the state Assembly.
"There's no doubt that Rt Hon Obasa has contributed immensely to the development and growth of this great community.
“He has proven to be a role model for youths who want to achieve greater things in life. Rt Hon Obasa remains our symbol for his commitment, strong desire and resilience to the development and growth of this great community," Alhaji Egunjobi, who presented said as he also presented a budget to the legislative arm.
“He started his public career as an elected councillor at this hallowed council chamber in 1999 and today he is the leading lawmaker in Lagos state. It's because he started at this hallowed chamber we are naming the legislative building after him.
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“We are also unveiling his photograph while serving as a councillor here to serve as source of inspiration to young politicians that they can become great with commitment, loyalty, sense of purpose and perseverance,” he said.
NAIJ.com earlier reported that Governor Akinwunmi Ambode on Tuesday, April 17, said that the government would immediately take over the ABAT truck terminal in the state and commence immediate repairs as part of a permanent solution to the perennial traffic challenges in Apapa axis majorly caused by breakdown of operations at the ports.
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