Border Institute Bill: A Testament of Popularity and Acceptance as Traditional Monarch Came to Support Senator Tolu Odebiyi


It has become a natural societal law, when great men do good, the society will always identify to celebrate and encourage such individuals.

Such is the working of the human society regardless of strata conditioning, there’s goodness in every man, goodness worth celebrating as the progress of our society is built and sustained by the degree of goodness we invest in it.

Senator Tolu Odebiyi, senator representing Ogun West Senatorial district has proven himself a man with a great deal of goodness in him. His numerous works birthed from his great sense of goodwill which has seen him investing himself for the greater good of all are worthy to be commended.

They say, when good men are silent, the common man suffer; Senator Tolu Odebiyi has continued to inspire all and sundry that despite the corrupted nature of many, there’s much good to be found in the world of men.

Recently the lawmaker sponsored a bill on the establishment of the National Institute for border Studies,in Imeko, Ogun West Senatorial District.

According to the details of the bill sponsored by the Senator, the institute is proposed to be a degree awarding institution, with the power to admit students and award degrees upon the completion of their statutory academic years and after satisfying the requirements of the council

Also the institute will develop and conduct courses for training of students as well as teachers in the teaching profession, expand the horizon for indigenous research and provide the basis for cooperation, partnership and collaboration with relevant institutions, researchers and stakeholders in Nigeria and beyond.

The Institute is expected to be within the statutory supervision of the NUC and the Ministry of Education represented by the Minister who acts in the stead of the President as the visitor to the institute.

Also, the Institute is proposed to be headed by a member of the Academia who shall double as the Academia Board Chairman.

Throwing their support behind Senator Tolu Odebiyi, it’s no surprising to see traditional rulers from Ogun State coming out enmasse to grace the floor of the red chamber to support their illustrious son who has made it his habit to do the unprecedented as he seek to make life better for all.

The royal fathers were led by the Olu of Ilaro, Oba Kehinde Olugbenle, others include the Onipokia of Ipokia Yewa, Oba Yisa Adesola Olaniyan; Alagbara of Agbara Yewa, Oba Lukman Jayeola Agunbiade; Eselu of Iselu Yewa, Oba Ebenezer Akintunde Akinyemi; and the Abepa of Joga Orile Yewa, Oba (Dr.) Adeyemi Olanrewaju Adekeye,
Onimeko of Imeko, Oba Benjamin Olanite Alabi; and the Aboro of Iboroland, Oba Daniel Salako.

The traditional rulers came to witness the public hearing organised by the Senate Committee on Tertiary Institutions and TETFUND.

Having the leagues of Traditional rulers from Ogun State coming together to support Senator Tolu Odebiyi is no small feat, it’s a clear picture of a man loved by his people, one who is accepted by the gods and the people.

The kings they say are the voice of the gods, they also represent the will of the people; with their recent show of support for Senator Tolu Odebiyi, it’s a strongly established fact that Senator Tolu Odebiyi has done remarkably well amongst his people.

Charity they say begins at home, Senator Tolu Odebiyi has continued to prove himself a National asset, one that must be preserved at all cost as the nation of our dear country rest on the shoulders of men like him.

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