The Ogun State Commissioner for Finance, Mr. Adewale Oshinowo has been awarded Leader of Nigeria Youths and Icon of Societal Transformation by the Arewa Youth Assembly, in recognition of his leadership style that has given the youth a renewed hope as leaders of tomorrow.
The Speaker of the team, Mr. Mohammed Salihu Danlami, while presenting the award at the conference room of the Ministry of Finance in Abeokuta, said Mr. Oshinowo has contributed to the development of the Nigerian society through visionary leadership, professionalism, unclouded treatment to all and sundry, which has remained unchallenged, both in the public and private sector.
“For us as youth, Hon. Adewale Oshinowo is the ultimate symbol of a true Nigeria, where unity, love, integrity and fairness, compassion and brotherhood takes a sit at the high table”, Danlami stated.
Receiving the Award, Osinowo, represented by the Accountant General/Permanent Secretary, State Treasury Office, Mr. Michael Idowu, appreciated the group for the honour done on him and the State at large.
Earlier in her welcome address, the Permanent Secretary, Bureau of State Pension, Mrs. Olufunmilayo Dada, described the award as a well deserved honour, saying, Mr. Oshinowo has shown passion in the discharge of his duties and serve as motivation to all.
Donation was later made in support of the activities of the group, which include advocacy against Anti-social vices, peace building, youth empowerment, among others.