I’ve set a record to beat, Olododo says, as he hands over new station, quarters to Police

…Sues for ‘hate-free’ politics

By Sheriff Ibrahim

Member representing Ilorin East/South Federal Constituency at the National Assembly, Hon. (Dr) Abdulganiyu Saka Cook-Olododo has said he has not only broken unprecedented records of performance but also, he has ‘set a record to beat’.

The lawmaker while urging politicians to embrace hate free politics, noted that ‘politics is a game that is not worth dividing us as a people.’

The lawmaker, who doubles as the Chairman, House Committee on National Planning and Economic Development made the call during the official commissioning of a new police station and quarters to house police officers at Ondoko, Okelele area of Ilorin East LG, facilitated by him.

Olododo who noted that he is not a ‘do-or-die’ politician said “Politics or not, let it be re-emphasized that we are all brothers and sisters and it is for our collective good to remain so.

“Without sounding immodest, I can say with all sense of humility that I have not only broken a record of unrivaled performance, I have also set a record to beat as a member of the Federal House of Representatives”, he added.

Hon. Olododo also posited that the project will improve the security and economic growth in the area and therefore urged his constituents to cooperate with the security agents and be law abiding for peaceful coexistence.

Speaking at the official Commissioning of the enormous project, Ibagun Progressive Union Chairman, Alhaji Omomeji, described the project as the first of its Kind in Ibagun ward, stressing that security is paramount in any Community for total development.

While describing the project as an historical leap, he also appreciated Hon Olododo for attending to the community’s need.

For his part, Kwara Commissioner of Police, Paul Odama described the project as a gigantic edifice that can not be quantify.

He who said the purpose of the station is to protect the people and not to harass them, assured that Officers will be deploy immediately to the station after the commissioning.

While receiving keys from Hon Olododo, he appreciated him for his kind gesture to the constituents and assured that the force will make proper and judicious use of the facilities.

In his remark, the Alangua of Ibagun Ward, Alhaji Saka Iyanda appreciated Hon Cook Olododo for his kind gesture and pray to Almighty God to continue to strengthen him in all his endeavours.

The event had the presence of Security personnels, Alanguas, and other community stakeholders.


Ibrahim Sheriff is the Editor of Fresh Insight and former Special Assistant on Media to the Speaker, Kwara state House of Assembly. Although a management science researcher by training, he has over five years experience of practice in Journalism, Public Relations and Communication Strategy. Sheriff holds a Masters Degree in Finance and Bachelors Degree in Banking and Finance from Kwara state University, Malete. He has Certificates in Digital Journalism, Enterprise Creation and Skill Acquisition (ECSA) and Basic Econometrics Data Analysis, as well as Bank of Industry (BoI) Certificate in Business Management. He is also a holder of Diploma in Cooperative Studies from Kwara state Polytechnic, Ilorin.

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