Special adviser to the Minister of Interior, Hon Bọla ilori has been named the Ondo State Man Of The Year.
The award, organised by The Ondo State Man Of The Year Award Platform/Hero International Magazine was presented at an elaborate ceremony in Akure the Ondo State capital.
In his address, the president of the platform, Dr. Sunday Akinbiola declared that Hon Bọla Ilori is a thoroughbred administrator, an accomplished environmentalist and a worthy Son of Ondo Kingdom who has contributed immensely to the development of Ondo State and Nigeria.
Hon. Segun Odidi, a co-organiser of the event extolled the virtues of Hon Bọla Ilori, taking the audience through his years of service in Lagos, Osun, Ondo and now the Federal Ministry Of Interior.
While presenting the award, Ondo State Governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu represented by the Deputy Speaker of the Ondo State House of Assembly, RT Hon. Akinroboye congratulated Hon Bọla Ilori, charging him to continue to give his best in making life better for his people. He further informed the audience that Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu sent a full delegation to the event in honour of Hon Bọla Ilori
In his acceptance speech, Hon Bọla Ilori appreciated the organisers for finding him worthy of the honour, in his words “this is a challenge for me to do more and renew my efforts to make life better for my people and work for a better Nigeria”
Some other dignitaries were recipients of the prestigious award in various categories.
Chief Ajipe Alex, other distinguished personalities also graced the occasion in honour of the new Man Of The Year.