By; ODEYEMI SAMUEL, Akure
A chieftain of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Osun State, Hon. Babatunde Omobolaji Ominiyi has joined well meaning Nigerians to decry the rate at which politicians use Youths to get to power only to dump them to their fate.
Speaking when he paid a courtesy visit to the Board of Directors of Integra Leadership Foundation (ILF) in Oshogbo, Hon. Ominiyi urged the Youths to stop mortgaging their future for a pot of porridge.
Hon. Ominiyi who is also a Youth said they should see themselves as leaders of today adding, gone were the days when Youths were used as political miscreants and were made to believe that they are leaders of tomorrow.
According to him, his mission in politics is to embark on rural integration by bringing governance closer to the people with even distribution of dividends of democracy.
The PDP Chieftain who is aspiring to represent Boluwaduro and Boripe Local Governments areas of Osun State constituency assured of adequate representation when he becomes a law maker.
While soliciting the support of members of Integra Foundation to achieve his ambition, he disclosed that it is the turn of Boluwaduro Local Government to produce a representative, saying the seat is rotational between the two council areas.
Earlier in his welcome address, the Director General of ILF, Comrade Bode Oladitan assured Ominiyi of the Foundation’s support even right from the primary level.
The ILF Director General told his guest that the Foundation is being controlled by two Boards, the Board of Advisers which comprises of high ranking traditional rulers and religious leaders while notable and experienced leaders form Board of Directors.
He said the organisation is ready to hunt for talented and experienced politicians who have human milk to support both at the state and National level of elections.
In their various contributions, the Director of Publicity and Enlightenment, Comrade Adeuni Obafemi and Director of Finance, Budget and Planning, Comrade Tosin Babafemi Awodele gave the highlight of what ILF believe and her Mission.