The Deputy Speaker of the Kwara State House of Assembly, Hon. Mathew Okedare has recently bagged an Award of Excellence for his outstanding performances since the inauguration of the 8th Assembly.
The honour which was conferred on him by the Pastors Council of Cherubim and Seraphim Movement Church Worldwide, is also to appreciate his overall contributions to his Constituency, Lanwa/Ejidongari.
Presenting the award shortly after the movement world conference, Pastor Oluwasegun Shogunro of C/S Movement, Jebba described the Deputy Speaker as one of the few lawmakers in the state that has maintain close contact with his Constituency.
According to him, “the Legislator over the last one and half year has not only maintain closeness with his people but has continued to touch his constituents lives positively in different ways”
Shogunro further described him as an individual who at no point in time allow his present status to take over him, admonishing other politicians to emulate his philanthropic gesture as well.
He added that the Deputy Speaker has remained to be a shinning example to other Christians in politics, enjoining them to liveth
The Cleric however prayed God to continue guiding the Deputy Speaker in all his endeavours and provide him with wisdom required to succeed in life.
Responding, the Deputy Speaker, Hon. Mathew Okedare who expressed his delight for the honour pledged to further strive in his legislative duties for the betterment of Kwarans.
Okedare also called for support of his honourable colleagues as well as his Constituents to enable him achieve more success.