Dapo Abiodun Youth Movement: Prince Abdul Wazir Adeniyi Urge Politicians To Dwell On Equity
By: Ogunremi Esther
An Islamic scholar, Prince Abdulwazir Adeniyi has admonished political leaders to imbibe the culture of fairness in their dealings.
He said this on Monday at the Ramadan Lecture and award presentation that was organized by the Dapo Abiodun Youth Movement (DAYM) held at Oju-Ore.
While giving his speech on the topic; Equity, Prince AbdulWazir implored political leaders to stop being sentimental, thereby canvassing for equal treatment of all political parties in the society.
Reiterating that the quality of being fair and impartial is sacrosanct to pleasing God and doing His will.
The incoming political leaders in the state were also advised to embrace the quality of fairness and equity in their dealings with the citizens.
However, he criticized the outgoing administration and political leaders, claiming that their administration has not been free, fair with the people which they governed.
“Though the outgoing administration has failed to recognize the importance of equity during their tenure, I am admonishing the in-coming administration to covet equity as character. Let the love of your people dwell in your heart.
Do not be overwhelmed by the position you are holding. Hence, forgetting those whose sweat got you there.” He said.
VOA News correspondent gathered that the lecture was centered on advising and encouraging the incoming Gubernatorial candidate, Prince Dapo Abiodun.
The DAYM presented honorary awards to over 20 distinguished personalities whom were well deserving and has carved a niche for themselves over the time. The awardees expressed their gratitude and dished out words of encouragement to the organizers.
While speaking with VOA News correspondent, Hon. Segun Ojoko, commended the forum’s kind gesture and for their recognition of his contributions to the society.
“I appreciate the DAYM forum for what they’ve done today. I think I deserve the award presented to me, and I want the youths forum to always be patient and hardworking because everybody can not attain the same goal at the same time”.
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In an interview with VOA News,Hon. Yomi Olojeloju, said that he was dazed with the award he received, because he was not expecting it.
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“I was here on behalf of the State Director, I came to represent him so I was not expecting any award for my self. I hereby appreciate the DAYM, and I want them to know that I am happy with what they have started, I am ready to support them anytime, any day”. He said.
The event was well attended by prominent individuals, some of whom were: Otunba Jimoh Ojugbele, Hon. Sesan Fagbayi, Hon. Yomi Olejeloju, Hon. Segun Ojoko, Hon. Kazeem Aina, Otunba Samuel Faleye, Hon Simeon Opeoluwa, Prince Abdulwazir Adeniyi, to mention but a few.