Oba Shotobi Backs Ikorodu Community Development Awards
By Our Reporter
The Ikorodu Community Development Awards received a boost recently when His Royal Majesty Oba (Engr.) Kabir Adewale Shotobi, the Ayangbure of Ikorodu endorsed the awards.
Speaking during a courtesy visit on him by the Ikorodu Community Development Award Foundation on Sunday, February 21, 2016 at Ayangbure palace, Oba Shotobi who was very glad to hear about the impacts of the awards, said the organizers should count on his support since it’s all about Ikorodu’s development which is paramount to him.
To show his support for what the group is doing in practical term, Oba Shotobi extended an invitation to the Chairman, ICDA Board of Trustees to a dinner with leaders of Ikorodu for a cross fertilization of ideas.
The organizers of the award recently announced nominations for different categories of the award which are the Bishop Mike Okonkwo Award for the Most Outstanding Secondary School; Rhoda Youth Award for Student with Best WASSCE result; Female Student with best WASSCE result; Most Outstanding Sports Contribution; Arts & Entertainment; Hon. S.O.B. Agunbiade Award for the Most Outstanding CDA; Market of the Year; Garage of the Year etc.
Members of the general public are enjoined to nominate their choice candidates / institutions by SMS via the ICDA dedicated phone numbers 09054789731 and 08146286725 or via email to firstname.lastname@example.org not later than midnight, March 18th, 2016 when nominations close.
Members of the ICDA that visited the Ayangbure of Ikorodu are Rev. Mike Egwu, Pastor of TREM Liberty Centre, Ikorodu; Rotimi Erogbogbo, member ICDA Foundation Board of Trustees; Deaconess Labake Fowode, member ICDA Foundation Board of Trustees; Mrs. Lucy Kola-Laguda, Secretary, ICDA Foundation Board of Trustees; Austin Awulonu, Chairman ICDA Foundation Board of Trustees; Mrs. Blessing Jack, member ICDA 2016 Planning Committee; Mrs. Bimpe Olorunfemi, member ICDA 2016 Planing Committee; Tony Okeleke, member ICDA 2016 Planning Committee; Adeolu Akinpelu, member ICDA 2016 Planning Committee; Paul Lemoha, member ICDA 2016 Planning Committee; Peju Akinyemi, Chairman ICDA 2016 Screening Circuit.
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