Odogbolu – The Ogun State Independent Electoral Commission (OGSIEC) has presented a Certificate of Return to Hon. Abosede Adeyemi, who emerged winner at the just concluded Councillorship bye-election in Ilado Ward 10, Odogbolu Local Government Area of the State.
This became imperative to fill the vacuum created by the demise of the former Councillor in the Ward, Hon. Olufemi Taiwo, in order to complete the term.
Presenting the Certificate at the Commission’s Conference room in Abeokuta, the Chairman, OGSIEC, Mr. Babatunde Osibodu, congratulated the Councillor-elect for emerging victorious in the bye-election, admonishing her to see the new position as a call to serve and not for personal or selfish interest.
Osibodu charged Hon. Adeyemi to do projects that would outlive her, and also register her name in the minds of the people, in order to be elected to serve again.
The Chairman lauded one of the Commissioners in charge of the election in Ilado Ward 10, Mrs. Gbemi Onasanya, for an exceptional and sterling job, worthy of emulation, appreciating other Commissioners who assisted at ensuring a hitch-free process.
In her remark, Commissioner Onasanya congratulated Hon. Adeyemi, saying, “It is a good thing that women are beginning to have good representation in politics, who will represent them well, serve as the voice of the female at the grassroots level, uphold and protect their interest in the society”.
On his part, the Permanent Secretary, OGSIEC, Mr. Oluwaseyi Sokoya, appreciated the Chairman for the confidence reposed in him, charging the Councillor-elect to serve with all diligence and sincerity of purpose.
In her acceptance speech, Hon. Adeyemi appreciated people of the area for their support, promising to be a good female representative to the people of Ilado, Ward 10 and promised to execute people-oriented projects, that would propel socio-economic development of the area.