Members of the Awori For Dapo Abiodun (AFDA) have expressed their gratitude to Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State for the appointment of Hon. Waliu Taiwo as the Chairman of the State House of Assembly Service Commission.
In a statement jointly signed by the Chairman of AFDA, Hon Alao Akinbo and Secretary, Mr. Abass Ibitoye, the group thanked Governor Dapo Abiodun for recognising the “selfless services and contributions of Hon. Waliu Taiwo to the development of the state over the years with the appointment.”
In the statement entitled; “Thank you Governor Dapo Abiodun for Appointing Accomplished And Dedicated Politician, Hon. Waliu Taiwo As Chairman Of Ogun Assembly Service Commission” the group said that Governor Dapo Abiodun is a man of his words.
While acknowledging the “giant strides of Governor Dapo Abiodun in the development of Ogun State within 14 months of being in office, the group said in the statement, which was made available to the media, that Hon. Waliu Taiwo’s appointment is like putting a round peg in a round hole.
According to them, “Hon. Waliu Taiwo has become a Field Marshal of Ogun State Politics. The Aworis want to Thank Governor Dapo Abiodun for appointing Hon. Waliu Taiwo to chair such a sensitive office.
“Our son, Hon. Waliu Taiwo has paid his dues in Ogun State politics as a former member of the state house of Assembly between 1992 and 1993 and later as a commissioner under former governor Gbenga Daniel from 2003 to 2011.
“We are very sure that Hon. Tawio would bring his experience to bear in the new office and reposition the State House of Assembly for better performances in the coming years,” AFDA said in the statement.
AFDA used the opportunity to acknowledge the massive infrastructural development and bold steps of Governor Dapo Abiodun in Ogun State since he got to office on May 29, 2019.
They stated that the challenges posed by the outbreak of Coronavirus Pandemic all over the world has brought out the best in the Governor.
Governor Dapo Abiodun was commended for rising to the occasion by coming out with strategies and policies that have ensured that the Pandemic did not spread beyond limit in the gateway state.
They thanked the Governor for “not allowing the Pandemic to stop him from embarking on public-oriented and developmental programmes that have further proven that Ogun State is a force to reckon with in the comity of states in the country.”
While assuring the Governor of the continued support of the Aworis for his government, they urged him not to relent in his efforts of “transforming Ogun State to become the hub of commercial, social and tourism activities in Nigeria in the nearest future.