The majority leader, Lagos state House of Assembly and member, representing Ikorodu Constituency 1 at the State Assembly, Honourable Agunbiade S.O.B has formally declared his intention to run for fourth term in office as the representative of Ikorodu Constituency 1. He made the declaration on the 29th of August at the Ikorodu town hall
In his declaration, Hon. Agunbiade stated that he decided to run for the fourth term because he is the most experienced and his current position as the majority leader in the House of Assembly. S.O.B has placed him on a vantage position to bring dividends of democracy to the people of Ikorodu.
The highpoint of the event was the unveiling of a booklet containing the records of Hon. S.O.B strides from 2007-2015. The publication, with the caption, A Conviction for Greater IMPACT was distributed to the constituents and guests at the event.
The award-winning legislator who won the Ikorodu Man-of-the-Year award in 2016 said he has justified the mandate of the people of Ikorodu, based on his accomplishments at the House of Assembly between 2007 and 2015.
The event also featured the empowerment of 70 widows, N20 million Naira 12-Month free-interest loan shared as -N10 million for Market men and women Association and N5 million to Lagos State Council of Tradesmen and Artisans. The sum of N1 million was given to the Ndigbo community, N1 million to the Arewa community and N1 million each, to Ikorodu Muslim Association (IMA) and Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN).
The legislator also distributed public address systems to all the 17 wards and the 3 LCDA’s (North, West, Central) within Ikorodu Constutuency 1; distribution of 100 drivers licenses to Ikorodu transporters and 350 helmets for motorcyclists to be distributed as 100 helmets for Ikorodu North, 100 helmets for Ikorodu West and 150 helmets for Ikorodu central.
Loads of accolade were poured on the Majority Leader by the Paramount ruler of Ikorodu Division and Ayangburen of Ikorodu, Oba Kabiru Shotobi. The monarch endorsed Hon.Agunbiade to run for a fourth term and urged the people to support him. The monarch also stressed that Hon. S.O.B will use his influence in the house of Assembly as the majority leader to favour Ikorodu constituents.
Oba Richard Abayomi, the Olubeshe of Ibeshe kingdom who also graced the event praised Hon. Agunbiade for his accomplishments and said that truly he has a heart for the people as he urged them to bet their PVC’s and vote for S.O.B.
A beneficiary of the free interest loan and representative of the Ndigbos, Princess Isioma commended Hon Agunbaide for his efforts in reaching out to non-indigenes of Ikorodu and promised that all Ndigbos would support him. Another constituent Mrs Kanjuola who benefited from the widows mite thanked Hon. Agunbiade for his support to the widows and stated that he has their blessings.
The ceremony was graced by party members, community leaders and supporters of the ruling, All Progressives Congress, APC.