The entire officials of Yaba LCDA, on Wednesday, honoured former Council Manager, Dr. (Mrs.) Kemi Tunde-Adefowokan, who had served meritoriously for 35 years at a Pens Down ceremony organised by the Council and held at the Oluremi Tinubu Hall.
In his address at the event, the Chairman of Yaba LCDA, Hon. Kayode Omiyale, said it was without a doubt, a thing of great joy and pride to be honoured and celebrated for any accomplishment in life at any point in time, let alone when the occasion is the celebration of 35 years of unblemished meritorious public service career.
He said, “You will agree that today’s Pens Down ceremony represents an occasion for rejoicing and giving glory to Almighty God for the grace of life and good health to witness as well as participate in today’s celebration in the company of loved ones. I congratulate Dr. Adefowokan,” Omiyale said.
“You have been found worthy to be honoured and celebrated today in recognition of your exemplary service and record of outstanding contributions to the growth and development of Yaba LCDA. Indeed, in felicitating with you, I wish to express my profound appreciation and gratitude for your loyalty, commitment, dedication and priceless service rendered through the years,” Omiyale stated.
He urged the retiree to deploy her extensive administrative knowledge and management acumen garnered over the years to continue to add value to herself, communities and to Lagos State as a whole.
In her response, Dr. (Mrs.) Kemi Tunde-Adefowokan expressed her appreciation, especially to the Chairman, Mr. Kayode Omiyale, members of the Yaba Executive Council and other officials for their support, promising that she is ready to make herself available anytime she is called upon to do so by the local government.