By Okuna Adekunle, Lagos
As the governorship and House of Assembly elections results were declared by Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) 2 days ago, winners at the polls most especially the House of Assembly, have been celebrating their victories in grand style in Lagos.
Today, one of such winners who currently represents Mushin Constituency 11 in the Lagos State House of Assembly and also winner of the just conducted House of Assembly elections under the All Progressives Congress (APC) Hon. AbdulSobur Olawale Olayiwola, threw up a victory celebration party for his party members and leaders in the premises of New State High School, Mushin, Lagos.
Olayiwola who is popularly known as OMITITI by his supporters and admirers were joined to celebrate his electoral victory by the Executive Chairman, Mushin Local Government Area, Mr Emmanuel Bamgboye and all executive members of the council including all Councillors.
In his speech, the lawmaker eulogised the significant roles played by the party members and leaders of Mushin APC in making him victorious at the polls, saying that the people of his constituency owns the victory.
Olayiwola explained that all groups existing in the party showed that APC was a party of victors in the last elections, saying the trust the people of the constituency have in him would not be betrayed.
” I have always carrying along my constituents by empowering them, lobbying employment slots for them and facilities projects to the constituency. I will continue to do more and they should expect more empowerment programmes from me as I continue to represent their interest at the House of Assembly”, said Olayiwola
He advised youths not to be desperate in attaining greatness , saying that they should be civil and be hardworking to achieve success, urging them to equip themselves with necessary skills that would aid their success.
“My advise to the youths is that Rome was not built in a day. Through handwork and civil attitude, they would reach the top. You work for success and to be successful in life is not a day job. At 55, I have passed through alot before getting to where I am. I have seen the good and the bad but with perseverance, handwork and prayers, I scale through life hurdles”, said Olayiwola.
The lawmaker who turned 55 today, eulogised the women wing of APC for their relentless efforts during the electioneering, saying that their contributions to the victory of the party in the local government at the just conducted general elections cannot be quantified.
Meanwhile, the Executive Chairman of Mushin Local government, Mr Emmanuel Bamgboye, described the lawmaker as a victor and winner who has political clouts across all groups in the party.
Bamgboye said that the political name of the lawmaker (Omititi) was a reflection of his political stature in the constituency.
“Omititi means Olayiwola is shaking Mushin and Lagos at large. He is a grassroot mobiliser and vision actualiser. I celebrate with you today on your 55th birthday and also your victory at the polls. APC and Mushin LGA is proud of you”, said Bamgboye.