It was indeed a joyous day in Ojodu LCDA as the acting Head of Administration, Mr. Adewale Oshin retires from the civil service.
in attendance were family, friends, LCDA staff and well wishers who showered encomiums on “Baba Agric” as well as presented various gifts to the energetic and jovial astute administrator. Baba was able to steer the administrative affairs of Ojodu LCDA successfully for three months before his retirement.
CITATION OF MR. OSHIN, ADEWALE ISIAKA (J.P)
THE ACTING COUNCIL MANAGER, OJODU LOCAL COUNCIL DEVELOPMENT AREA.
Mr OSHIN, Adewale Isiaka (J.P), was born on 3rd December 1960. Both his paternal and maternal lineages were from Ikorodu town, in Lagos State. He lost his biological father at the tender age of 3 years plus. He rose from grass to grace, today, Mr Oshin is a distinguished agriculturist, an astute administrator, licentiate practicing social worker and a renowned community development practitioner/specialist.
FOREIGN SCHOOL ATTENDED FOR CERTIFICATE COURSES/PROGRAMS,
As part of “on-the-job leadership training” “Lagos State Local Government Service Commission fully sponsored five (5) officials” for “a foreign academic certificate course” at St. Francis Xavier University, Coady International Institute, Antigonish, Nova scotia, Canada. Among the five, Mr Oshin was the only officer that received the grace of “visa to travel” for the course. In addition, this foreign institute favoured Mr Oshin with a “Scholarship Opportunity” for additional course (“free of charge”). At the mercy of God, Mr Oshin, was officially sent to Canada for a course and was favoured with two certificates for two different courses at a go, glory be to almighty God.
Mr Oshin had worked diligently with Federal Government and State Governments, before joining the Local Government Service, he worked in places like;-
However, in this Lagos State Local Government Service career, “Mr Oshin” “at the mercy of almighty God”, rose to the post of “Deputy Director (Community Development) Grade Level 16. He had served as head of Agric, Community And Social Development Department (HOD AGRIC;) for several years, before he had the opportunity to serve as the acting Council Manager, Ojodu LCDA for three months (August 2020 to date).
MEMBERSHIP OF PROFESSIONAL BODIES: Mr Oshin Adewale Was Confered As;-
HOBBIES;– Mr. Oshin is a change agent, he love farming, jokes, reading, writing & travelling.
COMMITTEE /AD-HOC DUTIES PARTICIPATION;-.
He had actively participated in official assignments and several community intervention projects in Lagos state, like UNODC project, FADAMA World Bank Project, LMDGP world bank project, “Save The Children Project” etc.
SELECTED PROFESSIONAL SEMINAR PAPERS PRESENTED;
He had presented several worthy professional papers on field of agriculture and social works respectively.
PUBLICATION(S) AUTHORED;- Notable Among His Publications Were;
(a) Publication Titled “Domestic Violence among Families in Nigeria, Causes, Consequences and Control” Published In the Professional Social Work International Journal of the Institute Of Social Work of Nigeria (ISOWN) (Nov.2015, Publication),
(b) Publication Titled “Understanding Community Development Association (CDA), The Notable Self-Help Projects & Programmes Community Development Associations Can Embark Upon” Published In The “Community Grassroot Newspaper”, In Agege Local Government, Of Year 2012 Publications.
COMMENDATION/AWARDS FOR COMMUNITY SERVICE;- as a highly dedicated and resourceful person, Mr Oshin was awarded among the selected “Year 1989 best village agricultural extension officers, in Lagos State Agric. Dev. Project, (LSADP). He had received several merit & achiever’s awards for his devoted selfless service to humanity and community development from places where he had worked, such as;- Merit Award from, NULGE (Agege Local Government), Merit Award From Agege Descendant Union (ADU), awards from CDA/CDC of Agege Local Government, Bariga LCDA, Ojodu LCDA respectively, also, Ikorodu Oga Day Award (2019) etc.
CHRISTIAN PILGRIMAGE (JERUSALEM) NOV/DEC.2019.
MARITAL STATUS;- Mr Oshin, A devoted Christian, highly dedicated, loyal and resourceful person, is happily married and blessed with lovely children,
“Congratulations… on the celebration of his 60th birthday and statutory retirement from government service, today, 3rd December, 2020”.
TO GOD BE THE GLORY.