…Praises Governor Fayemi, Wife, Constituents
The lawmaker representing Ikole constituency II in the Ekiti State House of Assembly, Hon. Adeoye Aribasoye, has promised to dedicate the rest of his years serving humanity and fighting the scourge of poverty that is pillaging the land.
The All Progressives Congress top-notch said experiences of over four decades of his life had taught him a lesson that serving humanity, especially the poor, remains the most profitable and rewarding venture .
Aribasoye said this in a message commemorating his birthday today Wednesday, November 10, 2021.
The lawmaker said serving humanity, beginning from his Christian background to campus activism and to becoming a lawyer and human rights activist, have made him appreciated early enough that the best investment is that of human capital development.
He praised his political mentor and the Governor of Ekiti State, Dr. Kayode Fayemi for grooming him in the art of progressive politics that has launched him to fame, stardom and commends him enormous respect he savours among his peers, constituents and the entire citizens of the state.
“Let me appreciate God for sparing my life till today. I thank God for his glory and for giving the opportunity to realise early enough that doing good to humanity develops a society faster than we ever imagined.
“My pupillage as a politically – conscious youth started during my days in the university when I risked my life, certificate and other pleasurable moments to fight for students’ rights.
“I later became a lawyer and started defending the defenceless in the society, so that we can have an environment bereft of harassment, brutalisation and brazen infringement of human rights .
“To expand the scope of my human rights protection expedition, I joined partisan politics and I have the opportunity to stand on the shoulders of giants in Governor Kayode Fayemi and wife, Erelu Bisi Fayemi, who taught and imbued me with the spirit of progressive politics.
“I consider myself lucky learning politics and act of governance at the feet of a resourceful, respectful, receptive, responsive , responsible and intellectually inclined cum savvy leader like Governor Fayemi.
“Fayemi’s concept of leadership and service is building humanity and that we are consolidating on this to move Ekiti to that point that we could all be proud of in terms of Infrastructure face-lifting, human capital development and a place where poverty will be history and where every child will be given the unfettered opportunity to realise his dream regardless of background,” he said.
Aribasoye applauded the APC and his constituents for offering him a platform to advance his course of service to humanity via his election as a member of the House of Assembly, representing Ikole Constituency II.