The member of the House of Representatives representing Oluyole federal constituency, who also chairs the House committee on Diaspora Affairs, Hon. Tolulope Akande-Sadipe, has emerged as Radio Nigeria’s Outstanding Hero of the year.
The organizers of the award, South-West Zone of Radio Nigeria, said that the Outstanding Hero’s award is a nationally recognised leadership award, dedicated to showcasing and celebrating the achievements of individuals in leadership.
A statement by the Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to the lawmaker, Olamilekan Olusada stated that Hon. Akande-Sadipe was bestowed with the award for her exceptional contribution as a member of the Green Chamber of the National Assembly for making a difference in leadership and representation.
Speaking after the award, Hon. Akande-Sadipe expressed her gratitude to the leadership of Radio Nigeria, South-West Zone, for recognising her contributions to the development of Nigeria.
Akande-Sadipe used the opportunity of the occasion to call on women to join politics, where they could contribute their quota to the growth of the nation’s economy.
Congratulating the awardee, the acting Zonal Director, Radio Nigeria, Ibadan Zonal station, Mrs. Bolanle Owoyemi, noted that she was carefully selected based on her courage and leadership role, having also shown tangible results as representative of a constituency.
Mrs. Owoyemi said that her performances in quality representation and delivery of excellent services as federal lawmaker prompted the Ibadan Zonal Office to recognise her.
Reacting to her citation, she ascertained that Akande-Sadipe has contributed meaningfully to the legislative arm, through several motions, facilitating empowerment programmes, transformers, schools, boreholes and road repairs across her constituency.
Owoyemi described Akande-Sadipe as an astute public personality, with an unbeatable track record and a leader of a reputable standard, who Oluyole federal constituency is lucky to have.
Hon. Tolulope Akande-Sadipe is a recipient of many awards in recognition of her contributions to the development of Ibadan, Oyo State and Nigeria.