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Gateway News Update, a community newspaper, has awarded Ogun State Commissioner for Agriculture, Dr. Adeola Odedina as the Most Outstanding Commissioner of the year 2021.
The award presentation forms part of activities marking the Newspaper’s 16th anniversary celebration held the Valley-View auditorium, Isale-Igbein, Abeokuta.
Presenting the award, the publisher of the Newspaper, Mr. Tunde Malaolu said his organization decided to honour some personalities in the State based on their outstanding feats in their various areas of influence, where they are blazing trail.
Lending her credence, a one time Head of Ogun State Civil Service, who is currently the Commissioner, Lagos-Ogun Commission and a member, Federal Civil Service Commission, Abuja, Princess Iyabode Odulate, said though she does know Dr. Odedina in person, she has watched his many achievements on Ogun State Television, hence Dr. Odedina deserves to be recognized and honoured.
Represented by the Director of Livestock, Mr. Tunji Oshilalu, the Commissioner was awarded alongside several others like Mrs Iyabo Odulate who was also the guest lecturer, bagged Woman of the Year Award, Chairman, Hospital Management Board, Dr. Isiaq Kunle Salako, bagged Outstanding Board Chairman’s Award, Outstanding Permanent Secretary Award went to Mrs Yetunde Dina of Ministry of Physical Planning and Urban Development, as well as Engr. (Dr) Yusuf Oladimeji of Ministry of Works and Infrastructure.