22nd September, 2010
The West African Students Union, WASU, has honoured the Lagos State chairman of theÂ Action Congress of Nigeria, CAN, Otunba Henry Ajomale for his contribution to theÂ development of democracy in Nigeria.
Presenting the award to the former Lagos State Commissioner for Special Duties, theÂ president of the union, Mr. Olugbenga Fashina said he was being honoured as the â€œIcon ofÂ Hopeâ€ in recognition of his passion.
â€œSir, you are being honoured with this Icon of Hope award in recognition of your passionÂ and commitment at safeguarding the lives of Nigerian child in your performance inÂ different capacities in Lagos State, as well as your avowed commitment to the developmentÂ of the society.
â€œThese exemplary selflessness and well deserved award on you,â€ Fashina added.
Responding, Otunba Ajomale, thanked the union for the award, saying it would furtherÂ encourage him to serve Lagos State in particular and Nigeria in general with aÂ new zeal.