January 19, 2021

Otunba Kehinde Oloyede-Almooruf bags “Platinum-Gold Community Impact Award” at the prestigious AccessWEEKLY Magazine Colloquium & Awards 2020.

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Born into the popular and illustrious Almooruf family, his mother late Alhaja Muinat Almooruf was a much loved Iya Olaja of the entire Oshodi land. He has business and commerce flowing as blood in his veins no wonder he prefered the entrepreniual route from the very beginning.

He started out as a certified Real Estate professional and Property developer. He was involved in the planning and delivery of massive numbers of quality housing and other infrastructures located through out Lagos state. Thereby helping to shape the environment and increasing the available housing stock. He has since branched off into other critical sectors of the economy.

A life long philanthropist and humanitarian he has empowered many with buses and cars in Oshodi and evirons to assist them in making a living. His bond with Youths is especially very close no wonder during festivities he passionately supports their Carnivals and other projects massively. He regularly dishes out packages to the elderly and women too

Significant numbers of indigent students in Oshodi and environs have enjoyed bursaries that assisted them to complete their education from Secondary to Tertiary levels with scholarships from him. For years a lot of people were given pilgrimage slots to Mecca for hajj and Jerusalem too. He is a true man of the people that respects all religions.

He has also constructed high capacity boreholes with massive overhead tanks in different locations of Oshodi, while single handedly constructing the Marcathy lane link road to ease vehicular movement and also rejuvenating the old Street lights in Banjoko community.

Because of this landmark philanthropy and public spiritedness, majority of the people in Oshodi-Isolo are clamouring for him to contest for the chairmanship of the local government area with assurance of optimal support from them.

OTUNBA KEHINDE OLOYEDE is a pioneer member of Alliance for Democracy (AD) since inception in 1999 and vigorously campaigned for the emergence of progressive and democratic institutions. As a lover of his community he took a shot by contesting the House of Represebtative seat in Oshodi-Isolo constituency “1” in 2003 and 2007 respectively. Even though he lost the election yet that did not stop him from sustaining his philantropic gestures including taking care of party members and the good people of Oshodi.

This attribute of politics without bitterness, respect for the will of the people and practical believe in party supremacy has indeed endeared Otunba Oloyede to party leaders and all lovers of democracy. He simply re-dedicated himself in the service of his people and the party which is truly commendable. This indeed is the hallmark of a democrat and a great partyman.

Defered gratification would always count and elders advice it. Otunba Oloyede has been an embodiment of this virtues playing politics of patience without bitterness ; perhaps his time to serve has finally come.

This is why the whole of Oshodi/Isolo is agog with excitement and convulsing with passion for his candidacy. They have vowed maximum support for him as payback for his amazing antecedents, manifest humanity, decency and undoubted managerial abilities.

Indeed Otunba Kehinde Oloyede-Almooruf who is married with lovely children has impacted his community and beyond positively; therefore AccessWEEKLY Magazine is proud to honour him with the first ever combined honours award : “PLATINUM-GOLD COMMUNITY IMPACT AWARD “.

The grand event is scheduled for Sunday 13th December 2020 at the Lagos Chambers of Commerce and Industry Conference and Exhibition Centre by MKO Abiola Gardens. Let us celebrate this uncommon icon…

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