Youths Recognize Olu of Lisa With Meritorious Award
Coalition of Youths has recognized the Olu of Lisa, Oba Oladele Odugbemi with a meritorious award over his laudable contribution for the growth of his Community.
The group, under the leadership of Comrade Olumide Edunjobi hinted that the recognition of the monarch with the meritorious award was as a result of his laudable contributions in developing youth, children, women and his developmental projects in his community which are complementing the efforts of the state government in transforming the state.
The presentation which was done at the monarch palace during a courtesy call with his other executives witnessed Chiefs and personalities at the palace.
Comrade 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 have 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
Comrade Edunjobi urged other monarchs in the state to emulate the quality leadership of Oba Odugbemi in their various domains for the growth and development of the society and the state as a whole.
In his acceptance speech, Oba Oladele Odugbemi thanked the youth for the award assuring them that it will spur him more to continue to develop his domain and put smiles on the faces of his subjects.
Oba Odugbemi 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 .