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By Dedeigbo Ayodeji
R: Representative of the Victoria Global University, Professor Akin Ogunsakin Presenting the Doctorate Degree to the General Manager, Lagos State Neighbourhood Agency, Prince Ifalade Oyekan
The General Manager of the Lagos State Neighbourhood Agency, Prince Ifalade Oyekan has been conferred with a Doctorate Degree by the Victoria Global University for his contribution to Culture, Management and general Human Development in his Community.
In a brief ceremony held at the premises of the Lagos State Safety Arena, Osodi, representatives of the University led by Professor Akin Ogunsakin described the Honour as a token of the University’s appreciation of Oyekan’s contribution to the general wellbeing of the people in his community and beyond.
In his expression of satisfaction with the choice of Ifalade for the prestigious Award, the University Don said, “we are happy that our choice of Ifalade has been confirmed as accurate by no other person than the Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu.”
General Manager, Lagos State Neighbourhood Agency, Prince Ifalade Oyekan
Going down memory lane, he said, “Prince was in the Private sector when he was first nominated for the Award, but as we prepared for his confirmation letter from the Main Campus, he was appointed the Head of the Lagos State Law Enforcement Training Institute, which delighted us that we had made a right choice in picking the Prince and his promotion to the post of the General Manager at the all-important Lagos State Neighbourhood Agency is an affirmation that we are indeed correct.”
Professor Ogunsakin said Victoria Global University was renowned for excellence and is highly delighted to have chosen a man found worthy for appointment and promotion by an Excellent Administrator like the Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu.
In his response, Prince Ifalade Oyekan expressed his appreciation to the Governor of Lagos State, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu for giving him the opportunity to showcase his abilities. He said, without the opportunity given me by Mr Governor, your school would probably have presented this Awards with doubts, but thank God that the Governor gave me the opportunity to confirm your choice.”
Prince Ifalade while thanking his family for their sacrifices and his Staff for their consistent support reiterated his commitment to contributing his quota to the THEMES Agenda by ensuring the Lagos State Neighbourhood Safety Agency with the backing of the Governor becomes the foremost state owned security outfit in Nigeria and sub-Sahara Africa.