Hon. Omotayo Adeleye Ishaya Conferred with Title of Yeye Tayese of Odokoro-Gbede at Thanksgiving Ceremony honing Outgoing Chairman
In a grand and auspicious event held yesterday, Hon. Omotayo Adeleye Ishaya, the esteemed member representing Ijumu constituency in the state house of assembly, was bestowed with the prestigious title of Yeye Tayese of Odokoro-Gbede. The ceremony, organized to celebrate and honor the departure of Alhaji Taufiq, the Executive Chairman of Ijumu local government, was graced by prominent personalities, including the revered Olu of Odokoro-Gbede, Oba Abdulganiyu Isah.
Hon. Omotayo Adeleye Ishaya expressed her gratitude to Oba Abdulganiyu Isah for recognizing her with this remarkable chieftaincy title, considering it a great privilege to stand alongside distinguished guests similarly receiving titles of honor. She lavished praise upon the Olu of Odokoro-Gbede for his tireless efforts in fostering peace, unity, and progress within the community, acknowledging him as an exceptional and beloved traditional ruler.
Reflecting on the accomplishments and impact of Alhaji Taufiq’s tenure, Hon. Omotayo Adeleye Ishaya hailed it as a period marked by exceptional development, progress, peace, and unity within Ijumu local government. She lauded the outgoing chairman for his outstanding achievements, emphasizing that his remarkable contributions deserved nothing short of divine recompense.
Highlighting the need for gratitude and appreciation, Hon. Omotayo Adeleye Ishaya urged the people of Ijumu constituency to pray for, bless, and applaud Alhaji Taufiq for his remarkable service. She firmly believes that choosing a successor who embodies Alhaji Taufiq’s vision and dedication will ensure the continued growth, progress, and harmonious existence of Ijumu local government.
Addressing the audience, she encouraged the constituents not to waver in their pursuit of advancing the welfare of Ijumu constituency, urging them to join forces with local government leaders to elevate Ijumu to unprecedented heights. The lawmaker eloquently stated that Alhaji Taufiq’s achievements set the benchmark for other local government chairmen in Kogi state, with no other local government having etched such incredible records.
Concluding her speech, Hon. Omotayo Adeleye Ishaya offered fervent prayers for Alhaji Taufiq, invoking divine blessings, elevation, and a long and prosperous life as he embarks on the next chapter of his journey. She paid tribute to Alhaji Taufiq’s unwavering commitment to human development, social causes, charity works, and communal enrichment. Finally, she extended her best wishes for his future endeavors, envisioning an even greater and influential position awaiting his remarkable skills as he graciously bows out of office.
This captivating and awe-inspiring event was attended by numerous dignitaries, creating an atmosphere of celebration and honoring the departing chairman. The ceremony ended with a resounding hope and determination to carry Alhaji Taufiq’s exceptional legacy forward.