By Adeola Ogunlade
Celebrating the act of selfless service to humanity, Kosefe Post presents an award to Hon. Tunde Braimoh on Monday at his Ogudu GRA residence in Lagos.
Kosefe Post Media Team visited the lawmaker representing kosofe Constituency II , at the Lagos State House of Assembly, Hon. Tunde Braimoh over the week to give him the award as the Best performing lawmaker of the year.
The Publisher of Kosofe Post, Bilesanmi Abayomi said that the award is to celebrate and honour the selfless service of Hon. (Barrister) Tunde Braimoh whose activities were keenly monitored in Kosefe area of Lagos.
He said that the award is to encourage him to continue in the path of love, compassion and act of patriotism to his constituency.
Abayomi said “this award is meant to tell you that we are watching you and your relentless effort toward developing your constituency.
He added that the trademark of development in public service is for elected representatives to be answerable to the public without compulsion, measurable impact on constituents in terms of bills and empowerments, accountability, probity and acts of service which has characterize your position as a lawmaker in the last 3 and half years in Kosefe area.
In his response, Hon. Tunde braimoh said that he appreciate immensely the award given to him as it is the hallmark of gentlemanness, statesmanship and tolerable behavior which you have seen in me. I am greatly impressed.
” I appreciate the award as it is coming from home. I have received over 100 awards in the past but the truth is that nor is coming from home.
He asserted that to know the true character of an individual, ask from his or her neighbour and that applies to politics when canvassers during election are people who know the people and can be trusted are used.
He went further to commend the objectivity, boldness, and fairness to all persons across party lines that characterize the reportage of news and current happenings in Kosofee Post which is a bold step in entrenching the values of professional journalism.
“I would have wished you are just APC, but you are not. If you were APC, you would have lost your value and the bites that you have. It is good you have been fair and has made your assessment fairly”.
“Your posts on your online newspaper have been very open. You have not asked me for any gratification or suggested in any manner that I should gratify you. This is a bold step.”, he said.