How Ibadan agog as Sen. Sharafadeen Alli holds inauguration party 

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Prominent Nigerians, political gladiators and All Progressives Congress (APC) members in Oyo State were among dignitaries that attended the inauguration party of Sen. Sharafadeen Alli (APC-Oyo South).

 

The dignitaries converged on Recreation Club in Ibadan on Saturday to celebrate with Senator Alli and his families.

 

Alli is a former Secretary to Oyo State Government, former Chairman of Ibadan North Local Government, former Chairman, O’dua Investment Company Limited and Maye-Balogun of Ibadanland.

 

He was inaugurated on June 13 as the lawmaker representing Oyo South Senatorial District in the 10th National Assembly having won the senatorial election of Feb. 25.

 

Among the dignitaries were two former deputy governors in Oyo State, Chief Iyiola Oladokun and Chief Moses Adeyemo as well as the APC governorship candidate in the 2023 general election, Sen. Teslim Folarin.

 

Also in attendance were Alhaji Mojeed Olaoya, Oyo South Senatorial Chairman of APC, Alhaji Abu Gbadamosi, Chief Francis Babalola, Dr. Isiaka Kolawole, Prince Niran Adeyoju and Chief Omilabu Ghandi.

 

Among some of the traditional chiefs present were High Chief Amidu Ajibade, Ekerin-Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oloye Lekan Alabi, Maye-Olubadan of Ibadanland and Chief Abiola Arulogun, Bada-Balogun of Ibadanland.

 

 

Others are Alhaji Ademola Alli and wife, Oyeyemi, Alhaji Abiola Alli, the President, Omo Ajorosun Club, Mr Tunji Olanipekun and Chief Ademola Babalola, the State Chairman of Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ).

 

Alli in his remarks, said that the inauguration party was the first ever held by an elected senator in the state, saying that of Ibarapa zone would hold on July 9 at Igboora.

 

The lawmaker assured constituents and the people of the state to expect quality representation from him at the National

Assembly.

 

He said that he would not relent in ensuring that the people of the district enjoy democratic dividends, while unleashing unprecedented programmes.

 

Alli thanked all the prominent personalities from across the state who were present at the event for their love, promising not to let them down.

 

The lawmaker thanked former Gov. Rashidi Ladoja, Oladokun, Adeyemo, Folarin, Olaoya and hosts of other party chieftains as well as supporters for their unflinching contributions to his electoral victory.

 

He prayed that all their support, hope, aspiration and prayers for Folarin will come to fruition.

 

“Without you, our leaders, supporters, traders, artisans, elders, youths and other professionals, we won’t be here today. We thank you and will continue to do our best for you all,” he said.

 

Earlier, a prayer session was held at same venue for Alli’s parents, families, political leaders and associates.

 

It would be recalled that the lawmaker had before the election sank several boreholes and installed several solar street lights across the senatorial district.

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