The National Youth Organisation has honoured the Executive Chairman, Yaba LCDA, Hon. Abdulraheem Olajide Jimoh with the Democratic Grassroots Promoter’s Award. The award was in recognition of his immense contributions to the growth of Nigerian youths and the overall development of the nation in the areas of socio-economic development, security, rejuvenation, peace, political stability, tribal / religious tolerance democratic prosperity.

The award which was conveyed through the National Youth Organisation President, Mallam Musa Balarabe was given to Hon. Jide Jimoh during the commendation/ reception in honour of sportsmen and women that won medals for the LCDA at the last Lagos State Sports Festival. The programme was held at the Hoares Memorial Methodist Church Sabo, Yaba hall on Thursday, 19th July, 2012.

The award reads: This award of the Democratic Grassroots Promoter was given   by the entire Youth of this Nation Nigeria to Hon. Jide Jimoh. He has succeeded in painting the picture of his life as a democrat with a proving integrity. We have noted your contribution to the growth of Nigeria Youth. Your unparallel and imperishable contributions that you have made to the overall development of our Noble Nation in the areas of socio-economic development, security, rejuvenation, peace, political stability, tribal / religious tolerance and democratic prosperity. It is therefore in full appreciation of these noble contributions that this award is presented.

In his response, Hon. Jide Jimoh thanked the National Youth organisaton Council for the award. He attributed the award to the foresight of Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu for the creation of Local Council Development Areas in Lagos State. He said this had given him opportunity to serve the people. He dedicated the award to the people of SLagos State, the people of Yaba LCDA and the people of his ward, Ward H.


Mallam Musa Balarabe in his speech               Otunba Oyemade read the content of

goodwill message from the youth orga-           award plaque to the hearing of the

nisation during the ceremony.                           people.


Otunba Oyemade set to present the                   Hon Jide Jimoh received the democratic

National Youth Organisation award                   grassroot promoter’s  award from Otunba

to the Chairman.                                                      Adetayo Oyemade.


Hon Jide Jimoh received certificate                    Apostle J. O Ojo presented award

of his appointment as the grand Patron              Plaque to the Chairman, Hon Jide

of National Youth Organisation from Mr             Jimoh at the occasion.

Babatunde Okusanya.


Hon Jide Jimoh also received a commendation letter from the National Youth Organ-

isation for his support.

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  1. Tosin

    An hard working human is limited to appraise himself, but only the public can give a vivid account of his action and contribution. JJ you deserve more than this.!!!

  2. Oluchi

    Honestly, i remain impressed when i read this on the news prints. You have put what is necessary in keeping your Local Government alive and operating. Well deserved

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