Monday, July 26, 2021

Oyo State Governor, Engr Seyi Makinde bags double award in United Kingdom(Read details here) | Southwest-frontier News

By: Southwest-frontier News 

The indigenes of Oyo State Diasporas UK, Honours Gov.Seyi Makinde with an award of Excellence at The 1st Oyo State Investment Forum organised by The Oyo State Diaspora Office which was held in the United Kingdom from the 18th of July till the 25th of July 2021. 

The UK Diaspora group and Association of Ibadan Indigenes in Manchester, London and Northampton, has honored Governor Makinde with an award of Excellence

.....says we are proud of his achievements in 2 years. And we wish him continued Success. 

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has been honoured by the Indigenes of Oyo State living in the United Kingdom at The First ever organised investment Forum in the UK, as a diasporants’ Friendly Governor and conferred with an Award of Excellence in Governance...

The Pioneering Members of the UK group:
Mr Olagunju Ojo, Yeye Adejoke Suberu, Mr Kunle Mustapha in the London Forum stated that they have full confidence in the Governor's ability and capability to take Oyo state to a greater height and pray for him to continue experience all round God's guidance, protection and wisdom.
Spokespersons of the Diasporans at the events that was held in Northampton on the 18th Mrs Doyin Ashiru and in London United Kingdom on the 24th of July, both disclosed that Gov. Makinde deserves the award because, in his administration, Oyo State diaspora office was established and it's linking all the Oyo state Indegen in Diaspora to come in one form for recognition. While, presenting the award, she noted that, Oyo state Diaspora Investment forum, "UK chapter", appreciate Governor Makinde's government, we are proud to be associated with him, also proud to be Oyo State Indegene, she said. Another Distinguished guest at the event Otunba Soji Adewusi who showered praises on Governor Seyi Makinde's great achievements in 2 years.

The President Association of Ibadan Indigenes in Manchester Alhaji B.A Oyebamiji while presenting the award at the event held in Manchester yesterday 25th July, noted that, we proudly present the award for the good work our Governor is doing in Oyo state, we say a big thank you to him and pray that the Almighty God will continue to let him go higher. 

The Governor ’s Senior Special Assistant on Diaspora Affairs, Hon Bolanle Sarumi-Aliyu, at the Investment Forum said this is a surprise and I appreciate it on behalf of my leader His Excellency Governor Seyi Makinde. Let me use this medium to reiterate that, the Governor would continue to give support for the diasporants who are willing to come home to invest and we equally encourage our people that have been in diaspora for many years to come and invest massively at home for betterment of our dear State.

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You may also watch video of the events on Instagram: @oyostatediasporans

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