Supreme Court: APC Members living with disabilities congratulate Akeredolu
The Disabled APC Members Liberation Forum in Ondo state, under the leadership of Hon. Sanmi Alegbeleye and former board members of the Agency for the Welfare of Persons with Disability has congratulated Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu for over the his victory at the supreme Court over the 2020 election in the state.
The forum also congratulates the Deputy Governor, Mr Lucky Aiyedatiwa, the Wife of the Governor, Mrs Betty Anyawu-Akeredolu, the state Chairman of the APC, Engr Ade Adetimehin, Chief of Staff to the Governor, Chief Olugbenga Ale and other distinguished stakeholders and members of APC.
In a statement issued on Friday, the forum says “Mr Governor’s victory is the prevalence of people’s choice over court traps by Peoples Democratic Party and the testimony of the great achievements of Mr Governor in his first term in office.
The statement signed by Mr Wale Olugosi, Secretary of the Forum and Mr Gbenga Akinbolade,President of the Forum says “We appreciate Mr Governor’s various achievements particularly for prioritising the welfare of persons with disability; the feat which has surpassed the achievements of PDP’s fourteen (14) reigns in the state.
“Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, is the first governor since the creation of the state to employ an encouraging number of thirty-five (35) persons with Disability into the state civil service, inaugurate board chairman and members of Agency for the Welfare of Persons with Disability, appoint SA on disability matters, repeatedly empower disabled in the state among others.
“As a leader that’s worthy of emulation, the Governor’s achievements and good behaviour have challenged the forum’s founder, Hon. Sanmi Alegbeleye to doled out bursary awards to his fellow disabled across tertiary and secondary schools in the state and as well empowered others not in school.
“Similarly, the forum in recognition of Mr Governor’s laudable achievements, will give him a meritorious award of the most performing Governor in all ramifications in Nigeria.
“The forum will also recognise prominent people including the Deputy Governor, Mr Lucky Aiyedatiwa, the Wife of the Governor, Mrs Betty Anyawu-Akeredolu, Chief of Staff to the Governor, Chief Olugbenga Ale, APC State Chairman, Engr Ade Adetimehin, the Chairman, Ondo state council of Obas and Olugbo of Ugbo kingdom, His Imperial Majesty, Oba Fredrick Obateru Akinrutan as the most generous monarch in Africa, among other important recipients.
“As we congratulate Mr Governor and all stakeholders once again, we pray that he shall succeed more and we urge him to continue to prioritise the welfare of persons with disability in the state.”