The Special Adviser to Oyo State Governor on Culture and Tourism, Hon. Akeem Ademola Ige was among the eminent personaliies that got Awards From Radio, Television, Theatre and Arts Workers’ Union of Nigeria (RATTAWU), Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria (FRCN) Ibadan Chapter yesterday.
The awards which were part of the event organised to mark the 45th anniversary of the union at FRCN Ibadan zonal station was held at the premises of the Radio Nigeria, Oba Adebimpe road, Dugbe, Ibadan in the presence of many dignitaries and traditional rulers including the representative Of Okere of Saki, Oba Dr. Khalid Oyeniyi Olabisi, Ilugbemidepo Oyedepo III, Oba Soliu Azeez Oyemonla the Sabi-ganna of Iganna Land.
Others aides of Governor Makinde awarded alongside Hon. Ademola Ige were the Special Assistant on Islamic Affairs, Alhaji Abdurasheed, Benedict Akika, Hon. Titilola Sodo and a chieftain of the PDP, Hon. Saheed Abimbola Oladimeji (Owonifari).
They were all awarded for their positive contributions to the humanity and the society as a whole.
In his response shortly after the award, Hon. Ademola Ige dedicated the award to Governor Seyi Makinde for his sterling performance since he came in board.
Hon. Ige stressed that he dedicated the said award to the Governor because as a politician who has had the opportunity of serving under all the administrations in Oyo State since 1999 he can boldly confirm that Governor Makinde’s administration is the best so far irrespective of the antics of the opposition parties in the State.
While appreciating the union for founding him worthy to receive its award again, Hon. Ige solicited the support of the electorates for the re-election of Governor Seyi Makinde and Mogaji Joseph Tegbe’s bid as Governor and Senator for Oyo South Senatorial district in the 2023 general elections.
A renowned broadcaster and General Manager of Pensioners FM, Otunba Dr. Babatunde Tiamiyu was the guest lecturer who delivered lecture on the Topic—’Labour Union, 2023 Election and The Need To Re-Work Nigeria’.