By Rebecca Akinkanju
The Ogbomoso First Community Initiative (O’1ST Group), a non political and philanthropic association has congratulated the former Governor of Oyo State, Otunba Adebayo Alao- Akala on the occasion of his 70th birthday and admission into the Septuagenarian Club.
The 0′ 1st Group, in a congratulatory message, by its President, Sir Ademola Dare-Williams described Otunba Adebayo Alao- Akala as a grassroots, consummate politician an astute administrator and lover of the masses who impacted positively on their lives while serving as the Governor of Oyo State.
According to Sir Dare – Williams, ‘Alao- Akala main focus was the upliftment of the masses through the execution of people- oriented projects, and this he achieved superlatively as a great number of the people enjoyed the dividends of democracy, through job creations, economic empowerment, as artisans, petty traders, market women witnessed great improvement in their trades and vocations.
The President of the Group said it is proud to associate with the former Governor on his numerous achievements which endeared him to the masses, friends and political associates.
While congratulating Otunba Alao -Akala, Oloye Dare-Williams prayed that God shall continue to bless, uphold and endow him divine wisdom, strength in the continuation of his service to the growth and development of humanity, adding that the good ‘Lord shall satisfy you with long life and show you His salvation’.