Amuwo-Odofin landlords, residents set to honour 50 youths
The organisers of Amuwo-Odofin Influential 50 and members of the Amuwo-Odofin Landlords/Residents Association have announced plan to honour and give awards to 50 youths in the community on December 16, 2021 at the Festival Mall, Golden Tulip, Shoprite, FESTAC, Lagos.
Chief Press Secretary of Amuwo-Odofin Influential 50, Yomi Adejumo, who disclosed this at a press conference held at the Amuwo-Odofin Local Council Secretariat, said: “Amuwo-Odofin Influential 50 was designed to identify those who champion the growth and development of the council.”
He said that the one-day event was being organised with the intention of recognising and celebrating the contributions of the Alphas in making the community a better society.
Adejumo also stated that the youths of the community ensured that violence and carnage experienced across communities the country did not break out in Amuwo-Odofin.
According to him, the youths mobilised themselves to protect the council and public places against foreign elements.
ALSO, President of Amuwo-Odofin Landlords/Residents Association, Adeyemi Ayilara, said: “The Influential 50 is a programme that has been on for the past three years. It is a yearly programme that residents always look up to because it tends to identify those that have contributed tremendously and positively to the community at large.”
He said that the youths in the community, during the #EndSARS saga, were impressive as they repelled criminals and vandalisers from penetrating the community.
Coordinator of the National Youth Council of Nigeria, said: “For this year’s edition, we are going to award not just the youths but young persons who have also contributed for at least a minimum of five years and who are still doing good for the community.”