The Alumni of Olujimi & Akeredolu Law Firm one of whose principal partners is the Governor of Ondo State, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, has donated two boreholes to two different communities in Owo.
The benefiting communities are Iwoye, a farming community around Zonal Headquarters of ADP and Owo High Court Area.
Speaking at the ceremony, an alumus of the Law Firm who is the former Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice in Oyo State, Mr Ojo Adebayo said the project was embarked upon to symbolically honour Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, and to appreciate the people of his country home for voting him as Governor of Ondo State.
Adebayo said that he and his colleagues had their careers as lawyers greatly imbued with lots of values at the Olujimi & Akeredolu Law Firm to the extent that they are now respected within the Bar and the Bench in Nigeria.
A representative of the Iwoye Community, Mr Olusanya Ogundele who appreciated the kindheartedness of the donors said the borehole would serve the water needs of the people.
The Acting Chief Judge of Ondo State, Honourable Justice Olutoyin Akeredolu who expressed delight for siting one of the boreholes within the Ondo State High Court premises in Owo, described it as a rare gesture which could only have come from lives which have been positively impacted.
While appreciating the donors and expressing optimism that the borehole would be put to good use, the Acting Chief Judge said act of giving back to the society is an appreciable way of serving humanity.
Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, who commissioned the borehole projects for the use of the two communities appreciated the honour done to him by the Alumni of Olujimi & Akeredolu Law Firm.
He assured that he would continue to serve with the values of integrity synonymous with Law practice with which everyone who had passed through Olujimi & Akeredolu Law Firm had been mentored.
Dignitaries at the ceremonies include: Hon. Justice N.S Adeyanju; Secretary to the State Government, Hon Ifedayo Abegunde; Chief of Staff to the Governor, Chief Olugbenga Ale and the Commissioner for Commerce, Industries & Cooperatives, Hon Timehin Adelegbe;
Others are: Special Adviser to the Governor on Union Matters, Mr Alaba Isola, Chairman of Owo Local Government, Hon Ganiyu Omoluka; Chairman APC in Owo, Chief Sydney Ogunleye; a friend of Mr Governor, Mr Wole Aina and about twenty members of the Alumni of Olujimi & Akeredolu Law Firm.
Credit: Hope Newspaper.