Community agog as Fola Salami Support Group holds Xmas funfair, award dignitaries

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Saturday, 19th of December was indeed a joyous day for residents of Agbado and environs, particularly the kids as Fola Salami Support Group organized a Christmas funfair. The event that has over 1000 participants in attendance, including prominent personalities in the community was held at the open field in Abosule.

The Transitional Chairman of Ifo Local Government, Hon. Fola Salami who is also the grand patron of the club commended the club for a well done job. He then assured them of his support at all times.

Children participating in games.

The convener of the event, who is also the Ward Chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC), Agbado Ward 4, Hon. Akinyemi Akintoye thank Almighty God for the success of the event saying the turn out really exceed their expectation and the grand patron, Hon. Fola Salami did more than what they expect. “We have promised to surprise him when it is time to cast vote during the coming 2021 local government election,” Hon. Akintoye added.

The Chairman of Fola Salami Support Group, Comrade Habib Kolawole Oladejo in an interview with our correspondent said the event is meant to create an avenue for the children to catch fun and to award dignitaries for their contributions to the growth and development of their respective communities. “Is an avenue for the children and the people who have not been able to attend social gathering since the outbreak of the pandemic to come together to catch fun and interact. We have been appreciating Hon. Fola Salami and we will continue to appreciate him, he is the grand patron of this club and he has been supportive and promised to do more. He has never tired in rendering service to everyone,” Comrade Habib added. He then appreciate the parents for bringing their children to the event.

Dignitaries awarded at the event are; Chief Oni Abayomi (Excellence Service Award), Mrs Olasupo Tayo Oluwaseun (Excellence Service Award), Mr Roqeeb Abiodun Oladejo (Excellence Service Award), Cheif (Mrs) Omolola Olumide (Humanitarian Excellence Award) as well as Alhaji Kabiru Ajibola(Excellence Meritorious Award)

Highlight of the event include; dancing competition for children and adults, games, bouncing castle as well as presentation of gifts and taking pictures with Father Christmas.

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