The Chairman House of Representatives Committee on Diaspora, Hon. Tolulope Akande-Sadipe, last Saturday received an award as the ‘Radio Nigeria Outstanding Hero’ of the year, in Ibadan.
According to the organisers, Radio Nigeria South West zone, the award is a nationally recognised leadership award, dedicated to showcasing and celebrating the achievements of individuals in leadership.
Akande-Sadipe was awarded for her exceptional contribution as a member at the Green Chamber of the National Assembly.
After receiving the award, thr lawmaker expressed her gratitude to the leadership of Radio Nigeria, South West Zone, for recognising her contributions to the development of Nigeria.
Akande-Sadipe, who represents Oluyole Federal Constituency of Oyo State, therefore, called on women to join politics, where she said 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 Akande-Sadipe was carefully selected based on her courage and leadership role, having also shown tangible results as Representative of a constituency.
Owoyemi said her performances in quality representation and delivery of excellent services as federal lawmaker prompted the Radio Nigeria, South West zone to recognise her.
She said 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.
The Acting Zonal Director described the law maker as an astute public administrator, with an unbeatable track record that Oluyole Federal Constituency is lucky to have.
Akande-Sadipe is a recipient of many awards in recognition of her contributions to the development of Ibadan, Oyo State and Nigeria.