Alhaji Babatunde Alawonla has been appointed as Nigeria Association of Refrigerators, Gas and Air Conditions Practitioner’s Patron Kwara State branch.
Alhaji Babatunde Alawonla and Hajia Muibat Abdulraheem Olumo during the programme.
Alawonla was appointed and decorated as life Patron of the association during the colourful enemy of launching of Almanac fund raising and merit award held by the union in Ilorin on Wednesday.
Cross session of members at the ceremony
In his speech at the ceremony, new President of the association, Mr. Ayodeji Olorunfemi said the occasion was not a tragic event based what the late President of Association, Mallam Issa Wopa had laid down before his demise.
He disclosed that the late president even at the point of his death insisted not to change the date of the programme, adding that the programme was held on the said date in respect of the late president directives.
He thanked all members for their support, while soliciting maximum support and pray for the progress of the association.
Also speaking, the General Secretary of the union, Mr. Olaniyi Obayemi symphatized with members of association and the entire family of late president of association, Mallam Issa Wopa.
He explained that the success and the great achievements of late president on the association shall not be easily forgotten, noting that the spirit of the late president will continue to lingering with the association.
The State Secretary of the association, Mr. Olaniyi Obayemi delivering his speech during the programme.
The Secretary urged the awardees not to relent in finding progress for association so that the efforts of past hero of the union shall not be in vain, charging the Patron and Matron including other awardees to work for the success of the association.
He however, commended the committee that nominated the Issa Wopa for a job Weldone as he worked for the progress of the association during his lifetime, appreciating the committee for well coordinated programme.
Onbehalf of other awardees, Alhaji Babatunde Alawonla expressed gratitude to God Almighty for keeping all members together with one love and pray for the remains of late president of the association to be granted Al-janat fridous.
He thanked the association for counting him worthy of prestigious appointment and advised them to always close rank with you him when the needs arise, assuring that he will not let the association down by do more for the progress of the association.