The Speaker, Oyo State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Debo Ogundoyin was received to a rousing welcome from a mammoth crowd of lawmakers, political associates, PDP leaders and faithful from Ibarapaland, family members, Management and Staff of Oyo State House of Assembly and other well wishers on Monday.
They honored Ogundoyin with their esteemed presence at a reception program to celebrate his emergence as the new Chairman of Conference of Speakers of State Legislature of Nigeria.
At the event, Governor Seyi Makinde drummed support for the just elected Chairman, Conference of Speakers of State Legislatures, Debo Ogundoyin describing him as a dependable ally.
Speaking at the reception, the Governor, represented by his Deputy, Bayo Lawal, said Ogundoyin had demonstrated capacity, adding that he will do well as the Chairman of the Conference.
Responding, Ogundoyin expressed his profound appreciation to the Oyo State Deputy Governor, His Excellency, Barr. Abdul Raheem Adebayo Lawal who led the Oyo State Government delegation to the reception.
Also in attendance was the Chief Judge of Oyo State, Honorable Justice Iyabode Yerima and other dignitaries, who poured out love and prayers on the newly elected Chairman.
“May we all be celebrated and honored in our life time” Ogundoyin said.
“This feat and others were not by might nor power but the grace of God”, he added.