1st December, 2010
Ado-Odo/Ota Local Government of Ogun State, South West Nigeria held its firstÂ economic summit at the Gateway Hotel, Ota.
Ogun State Governor, Otunba Gbenga Daniel, was represented by his deputy, AlhajaÂ Salmot Badru. Also in attendance was the state Commissioner for Local Government,Â Aare Tunde Adewumi Alabi.
The chief host and chairman of Ado-Odo/Ota LGA, Chief Abayomi Tella, welcomedÂ participants to the one-day event.
The chairman of the occasion was Adele (regent) of Olu of Ilaro and Chairman OoduaÂ Chamber of Commerce and Industry, High Chief Jas Kayode Oyekan.
Presentation of the first paper was by the guest speaker who is the Vice ChancellorÂ of Covenant University, Ota, Prof. Aize Obayan, while the keynote address wasÂ delivered by the Deputy Governor, Alhaja Badru, on behalf of the governor, OtunbaÂ Gbenga Daniel.
During the second session, the Economic Adviser to the Ogun State Governor, Mrs.Â Yosola Akanbi, presented the second paper of the summit.
Later, questions and contributions were entertained.
The summit also went into group discussions, while the coordinator of the event gaveÂ the vote of thanks.
Other personalities at the summit included prominent industrialists and politicalÂ leaders including the Asiwaju of Aworiland, Senator Ayo Otegbola, traditionalÂ rulers, the Olota of Ota, Oba Alani Oyede Arolagbade (II) who was the Royal FatherÂ of the day.