10th N/A: Heroic Welcome as Hon Festus Akingbaso Holds Thanksgiving Service in Idanre

By Dupson Collins, 18th June, 2023

A member representing Idanre/Ifedore Federal Constituency at the Lower Chamber of the National Assembly, Hon Festus Akingbaso held a thanksgiving service yesterday at Alade Idanre amidst praise and worship to Almighty God over his victory and inauguration as member of the 10th Assembly.

The well attended Thanksgiving Service was held at the Celestial Church of God Parish 1 Alade Idanre where dignitaries from all walks of life graced the occasion to rejoice with the philanthropist turned politician as the people gave him an heroic welcome.

The Parish Pastor of the Church while praying for the Lawmaker urged him not to change his behaviour and continue to be a good ambassador of Idanre and Ifedore in his new assignment.

Speaking with the PATH NEWS at the thanksgiving service, Fessywest as popularly called thanked the pastors in charge of the church parish for their prayers and constant words of advise, promising to use his new position to serve God and humanity.

The Lawmaker said the constituents won’t regret sending him to the National Assembly saying his focus is to sponsor bills that will bring rapid development to the people of Idanre and Ifedore Federal Constituency.

According to him, “My primary responsibility as a Lawmaker is sponsoring of bills that will have positive impact on the people of my constituents. I won’t disappoint the confidence reposed in me by these people that voted overwhelmingly for me in the February 25 Polls”.

In a separate interview with dignitaries at the reception which was held at the Idanre High School Playing Field, Hon Sunday Akinwalere, Commissioner of Environment described the Lawmaker as the darling of the people of the federal constituents with the overwhelming votes gotten from the polls, advising him to use his good office for the overall interest of the people without discriminating, saying party politics is over.

In the same vein, the former Minority Leader of the Ondo State House of Assembly, Hon Rasheed Elegbeleye congratulated the Lawmaker on his inauguration as member of the 10th National Assembly saying he has no doubt in his mind that Fessywest will be outstanding in the performance of his legislative duties at the lower Chamber.

Elegbeleye described Fessywest as problem solvers while serving as a Lawmaker in the 9th Ondo State House of Assembly, saying the people of the federal constituents made the right choice by sending him to the Green Chamber.

The Former Chairman of the People’s Democratic Party in Ondo State, Engr Clement Faboyede commended the people of the Idanre and Ifedore Federal Constituency for voting for a man that understand their plight and has what it takes to proffer solution.

He urged the Lawmaker to priotise the welfare of the people of the Constituency and never be carried away with the power given to him by the people, saying Fessywest is a good party man that will perform beyond the people’s expectations.

In attendance includes the former Chief of Staff to Ex Governor Olusegun Mimiko, Dr Kola Ademujumi, Hon Taye Akinyele, wife of Senator Ayo Akinyelure, MHRs from Osun State, State Executives of PDP led by the Secretary, PDP excos and party members from the federal constituents among others.

Also, all the traditional rulers from the federal constituents, Oloris of Owa of Idanre were all in attendance. Friends from Spain, UK , Spain , America among others were part of the thanksgiving service.

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