Leaders of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP in Oyo State , political appointees , members of the State House of Assembly, party supporters and hundreds of Islamic faithful stormed the 4th Annual Ramadan Lecture organized by Hon Abdullah AbdulRasaq Ademola Omo Sheu representing Ibadan South East 1 State Constituency.
The Lecture held at S4 Field, Elekuro Ibadan which was organized under the Jamuhiyat Allahu Rasaq Islamic Society of Nigeria, JARIS was almost turned into a political rally of sort as political leaders took turns to eulogize the administration of Governor Seyi Makinde and his sterling achievements since taking over.
One of the Leaders of the PDP in the State who is also the Chairman Pacesetter Transport Company, Prince Dare Adeleke while presenting the message of Governor Seyi Makinde at the occasion assured that the present administration will not deviate from its promise of promoting good governance as well as people centered policies.
The Governor who said he would not be distracted by the rantings of the opposition politicians in the State again appealed to the people to use the holy month of Ramadan to pray for the success of his administration.
While addressing the gathering, the Oyo State Deputy Speaker, Hon Muhammad Fadeyi assured that the 9th Oyo Assembly will continue to give necessary legislative support to all the programmes and policies of Governor Seyi Makinde which are geared towards enhancing the living standard of the people of the State.
Hon Fadeyi described Hon Abdullah AbdulRasaq Ademola Omo Sheu as a great grassroot mobilizer who has continued to keep in touch with the people of his Constituency.
While speaking at the Ramadan Lecture, the Oyo State Commissioner for Information, Culture and Tourism, Dr Wasiu Olatunbosun condemned in strong terms those politicizing the issue of security in Oyo State, adding that the Government at the center has failed in the area of protecting the lives and properties of the citizenry.
According to him, Governor Seyi Makinde is unrelenting in his resolve to actualize his four points development agendas which are Health, Education, Security and Expanded Economy.
Other Guests including the Special Adviser to Governor Seyi Makinde on Tourism and Culture, Hon Ademola Ige charged the people of Ibadan South East to remain united inorder consolidate on the gains of the party in future election.
In his Lecture, Fadilat Sheikh Ishaq Olawoye Tihamiy said Ramadan was a period for believing Muslims to renew their faith in Allah.
The Guest Speaker said the encomiums showered on Governor Seyi Makinde and Hon Abdullah AbdulRasaq Ademola (Omo Sheu) were well deserved, noting that the State Lawmaker took after his late Father, Sheikh AbdulRasaq whose life impacted thousands of people spiritually in Nigeria and abroad.
In his speech at the Ramada Lecture, Hon Abdullah AbdulRasaq Ademola (Omo Sheu) said the program was meant to identify with thousands of Islamic faithful in his Constituency as well as to promote and showcase the laudable achievements of the PDP in Oyo State under Governor Seyi Makinde.
He prayed to Allah to ease the task of governance for Governor Seyi Makinde whom he said has become the beautiful bride in the South West.
Members of the Oyo State House of Assembly including Hon Saminu Gbadamosi, Hon Ademola Popoola, Hon Akeem Obadara, Hon Sola Owolabi, Hon Ayo Fatokun and Hon Akeem Adedibu as well as the Chairman, Oyo State House of Assembly Service Commission, Dr Abdul Wasiu Musah attended the Lecture.
It was also graced by the Oyo State Commissioner for Works and Transport, Prof Daud Sangodoyin and other political office holders.