Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun has been lauded for the unwavering efforts at ensuring all-round development across the three Senatorial Districts in the state.
JC Attairu Abdullahi, National President of Junior Chambers International (JCI) Nigeria made this commendation during a courtesy visit to the Deputy Governor, Engr. Noimot Salako-Oyedele at Oke-Mosan, Abeokuta on Friday.
The visit was part of the ongoing activities marking the organisation’s World Presidents Meeting being hosted by the state branch, whereby he noted that the developmental strides recorded so far by the current administration informed the choice of the state for the meeting.
Furthermore, he stated that JCI is a platform that would continue to build leaders for the evolving and changing the world,. “I strongly believe that continued collaboration with the government will yield better and fruitful results.”
Also speaking, the World President of JCI, JC Victor Omaarson applauded the state governor for working in line with JCI agenda and his support to the organisation in the state, towards the development and encouragement of leaders for a changing world through effective participation of youths in governance.
Omaarson affirmed that the meeting was for JCI Presidents from countries in Africa and the Middle East, noting that it would be a unique experience to learn about the rich cultural heritage of the state.
While responding, Engr. Salako-Oyedele remarked that the present administration was pleased to meet and work with members of the organisation, particularly the JCI for their vision to develop leaders and increase human capacity of youths who were pivotal to the development of any nation.
Moreover, she remarked that of all the states in Nigeria, Ogun was the preferred choice for hosting of the meeting, indicating the efforts of governor Abiodun to place the state on the world map.
Salako-Oyedele urged members of JCI to avail the opportunity of the tourist centres that abound in the state during its meeting, appreciating them for coming to the state.