An ex federal Lawmaker in Osun State, Hon Ismaila Kolawole has called on politicians across the country to emulate the political style of Chief Abdulkareem Adebisi Akande, the pioneer Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC).
Hon Kolawole made this call in his congratulatory message to the elder statesman on his 82nd birthday today.
The former member, House of Representatives, who represented Boluwaduro/Ifedayo/Ila Federal Constituency, described Chief Akande as a Political icon.
Hon Kolawole who was also a member of Osun State House of Assembly representing Ila state Constituency and a one time Private Secretary to Chief Bisi Akande described his principal as a leader of leaders who has contributed immensely to the development of the country and the state.
According to Hon Kolawole, In the history of Osun State the contribution of Chief Adebisi Akande cannot be over emphasised as one of the founding fathers.
“He had also contributed to the development of the entire state wholeheartedly before, while he was the governor of the state and after”.
The Ila born politician, who wished Chief Akande more years in good health and more strength to keep serving the entire nation described the APC stalwart as an erudite and political engine who has brought his aged long experience in dealing with political situations in the progressives arena.
Hon Kolawole who described Chief Akande as a leader who always fight for the betterment and upliftment of his members across the board and people who comes near him noted his method of sharing dividends of democracy among the people as a unique one saying “Baba has touched many lives not only in Osun but across the country”.
“I and on behalf of my family congratulates you my indefatigable leader, Chief Adebisi Akande on your 82nd birthday’s Celebration today, you will continue to live long with good health sir while I want to admonish you not to relent in contributing to the development of the country as well and Osun State.
Happy Birthday Baba Awon Omo Kekeeke!