Ajeromi Ifelodun LGA CDC holds 2019 community day

……as gallant ASP Garba bags award for hardworking

By Simeon Okworide

The station officer of the Ajeromi Police Division, ASP Garba A. Halilu has been honoured with an award as the most hardworking officer in Ajegunle metropolis in recognition of his immense contribution to the reduction of crime in Ajeromi Ifelodun local government area of Lagos state.
The award was received during the 5th edition of the community day celebration of the community development committee (CDC) of Ajeromi Ifelodun Local Government Area held at Abayomi Awodi-ora hall on the 10th October, 2019.
Gallant ASP Garba Halilu has been described as a detribalize officer who is committed to his work by ensuring that the police play its role as assigned to them and in the course of this, he was nominated and found worthy of this award to ginger him to do more in the course of discharging his duties as a police officer without fear or favor.
Some of his colleagues present at the occasion also described him as a wonderful and diligent police officer who has committed his time and energy to serve the public with his entire mind to ensure there is peace wherever he finds himself.
Earlier, in his welcome address, the chairman of the community development committee, Hon Tunde Balogun had noted that the award was put together by the CDC to honour those well-deserving members of their communities for their outstanding contributions to Ajegunle and those who have distinguished themselves in various fields of their endeavour across the globe.
Hon Tunde Balogun further noted that, the CDC decided to theme this year celebration with “lighting our community with love”, because in the recent time the world has been characterized with so much ethnic divide, impatience and rancour, stressing that word “love” does not see tribe or features but, it sees people and gives peace of mind. Noting that there is need to light Ajegunle, the community of talents with love, and dedicated the 2019 celebration to their deceased colleagues and some members of the executive who had passed on while still actively serving the community and a minute silence observed in their honour.


He pointed out that, the CDC in an effort to reduce youth delinquency in the community; about 216 young people are currently undergoing vocational training to acquire skills in various fields to enable them become profitable with the skills they have acquired.
Highlight of the occasion includes the empowerment of the youths and widows as little way of the CDC of supporting and improving the quality of life of Ajegunle community.
Other awardees includes: Col. A.O. OJo, Chief Michael Orobosa Ubogu, Daddy Showkey, ASP Israel Osundele, Oscar C.J. Ibru, Hon Fatai Oluwa, Prince Rabiu Oluwa and others.
Present at the occasion includes: Jennifer Kushell, Hon Fatai Adekunle Ayoola, the executive chairman Ajeromi Ifelodun LGA, and other prominent sons and daughters of Ajegunle.

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