Members of the Association of Professional Bodies of Nigeria (Lagos State chapter) on Monday 17th September, 2012 paid a courtesy visit to the Executive Chairman, Yaba LCDA in his office. Led by their chairman, Mr. Adewale Adeyemi, the visit was to identify with the Executive Chairman on his distinctive manner his administration is being run and to commend him on his laudable achievements.

Mr Adeyemi , in his short speech, said the Association was officially recognised in January, 1982 and comprises of more than 24 professional bodies in Nigeria with the aim of promoting a new era of cooperation among all professional bodies in Nigeria.  He commended the Executive chairman for his good work and urged him not to relent in his effort. He said the State Executive of APBN has decided to give the Chairman a distinctive professional award in recognition of his good work. He used the avenue to inform the chairman of the forth-coming programme of the Association in November and sought for his assistance and presence at the occasion.

He hinted that the Association was ready to partner with the Local Government in the areas of Project Implementation, Revenue generation, Architectural Design and other areas where the association’s attention was needed.

The Council Chairman, Hon Jide Jimoh, in his response thanked the Association of professional bodies of Nigeria, Lagos chapter for the visit.  He highlighted the achievements of his administration from its inception till date which cut across health care service delivery, infrastructural development, social and welfare services, poverty alleviation and skill acquisition, free Ambulance services and security but to mention few.

While emphasizing the indispensability of involving professionals in the scheme of things for quality job to be done, he assured members of APBN of the local government’s readiness to partner with the association. He specifically invited them to come and assist in the development of some properties.

He urged the professional bodies to be actively involved in the governance of Yaba LCDA and assured them of the readiness to also partner with the Association in the area of Revenue generation. He also promised to be at the Association programme in November.

Present at the occasion on the part of Yaba LCDA were Vice Chairman, Hon Bola Lawal Olumegbon,, Secretary, Hon Doyin Rojaye, Supervisor for Women affairs and Poverty Alleviation, Hon Enikanologbon,and Chief  Press Secretary, Alhaji Nurudeen Akinwunmi while on the part of the Association of Professional Bodies of Nigeria were: Mr Adewale R. Adeyemi, Chairman APBN, Bolarinde J Patunola-Ajayi, Vice Chairman APBN. Others were: Mrs Lynda Onefeli, Arc. Ladipo Lewis, Arc. Abimbola Ajayi, TPL Makinde Ogunleye, Builder John A. Akinpelu, Ogunjimi Abayomi, Wasiu A. Akewusola and Engr. Akin Akintola.



Chairman APBN while delivering his            Chairman APBN and Hon Jide Jimoh

speech during the visit                                      during the courtesy visit


Cross section of members of Association of professional bodies of Nigeria, Lagos

chapter during the visit


The Executive chairman, Hon Jide Jimoh in his own speech during the vist


Members of the professional bodies during contribution and question time


A member of the Association listening         Mr Adewale R Adeyemi, Hon Jide Jimoh

attentively to the chairman’s response          and Hon Bola Lawal Olumegbon during the visit.


Alhaji Akiinwumi (CPS) to the chairman     Hon Jide Jimoh decorated Mr Adewale

read out various awards received by the      Adeyemi with Yaba LCDA lapel pin.

chairman Yaba LCDA


Hon Bola Lawal Olumegbon (vice)                 Secretary, Yaba LCDA in handshake with

decorated a member of the Association         one of the members of the Association

with Yaba LCDA lapel pin                                  during the courtesy visit


A member received Yaba LCDA lapel            Vote of thanks from vice-chairman

pin from vice-chairman, Yaba LCDA.            Hon Bola Lawal Olumegbon.



Members of the Association in various group photograph with the Executive Chairman,

Hon Jide Jimoh during the courtesy visit in his office.







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  1. Mike

    An economy without professionals, remain open and porous to underdevelopment. Your professionalism has earned you a pass mark in making Yaba conducive and business inclined. Hope remains alive for we youth and the old, as your impact is always felt at all time. This visitation is welcome as the professionals’ indices, analysis and interpretation would improve the welfare and well being of the people. Hon. Jide Jimoh, You are blessed always (YABA), as your acronyms implies……….

  2. Gbadebo

    Once with GOD is majority. The optima actualization of your manifesto has gained the attention of professionals and associations to honor and attest to your good work. You are a true symbol of democracy. E ku ise ooooooooo, Ogbeni Jide Jimoh.

  3. Tosin

    Development and growth is one of the characteristics that determine the efficiency and effectiveness of a Mayor in his/her domain. Your hand writing is boldly written on most recent development project in your constituency. A Partnership with the professionals, will also improve the activities of the council to a greater heights. Thank you

  4. Adewunmi

    Professionals are like minds. Mr. Jide Jimoh can do more if given the opportunity in Mainland constituency, as representative.

  5. Steve Adedayo

    @ Adewunmi, you are very right. Hon. Jide Jimoh has done the needful in Mainland as a whole and he deserve to represent us come 2015 by the grace of Almighty GOD, the dream shall come to past. amen

  6. He has been doing it right from banking sector. So moving yaba to the zenith of greatness is not hard for him at all because God is with him. Let us all support him with one faith to hasting development in our community.
    Association of proffessional bodies should use their professionalism experience to support yaba lcda in all ramification. Yaba is Blessed Always. Lagos and Nigeria is also bless too.

  7. Tomiwa

    It has been proven beyond reasonable doubt, with all incredible and laudable projects and development going in Yaba lcda. Yaba lcda, will definitely move to zenith of greatness as an eye saw development is on day by day.JJ i salute your good work. May GOD continue to put the fear of the people in your mind. Long live Yaba lcda, long live Mainland LG, Long live Lagos Central Senatorial District, Long live Lagos State, Long live Nigeria……

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