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Over 10,000 Members In Attendance As Justice Forum Showcases Its Grassroots Strength In Mushin/Odiolowo + Photos



Over 10,000 Members In Attendance As Justice Forum Showcases Its Grassroots Strength In Mushin/Odiolowo + Photos


The foremost political group in Lagos State, Justice Forum, showcased its grassroots strength on Wednesday, 5 June, 2024, when its members converged on Macaulay Street in Mushin for the inaugural meeting of joint Mushin LG and Odiolowo/Ojuwoye Local Council Development Area of the group, reports

The street was filled to the brim as over 10,000 members of the group attended the inaugural meeting.

The meeting took place at the Secretariat of the group, 16 Macaulay Street.

Members of the groups from both sides started trooping in to the venue as early as 11:00 am.

The Apex Leader of the group in Mushin and Odiolowo and member of the House of Representatives representing Mushin Federal Constituency 1, Hon. Adeyemi Alli who anchored the meeting welcomed the leaders and members to the meeting.

He thanked them for trooping out in their large numbers to attend the inaugural meeting of the group for both sides.

He called on members to continue to mobilize in their various wards to expand the membership.

“The journey to 2027 has begun, we must all go back to our various wards to sensitise our people on the importance of the newly reintroduced National Anthem and Also to let our members know that our leader and President of Nigeria Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu is the founder of Justice Forum while other groups were created by his followers,” he said.

In his words, the member representing Mushin Constituency Federal Constituency 2 at the Green Chamber of the National Assembly Hon. Toyin Fayinka stated: “Truly, this is a gathering of patriots, members, and supporters of our great party, the All Progressives Congress (APC), under the most revered and widely accepted group, Justice Forum group

“On behalf of other elected leaders, we are humbled by the support you all have given us and we can assure you that we will listen to your concerns and will always put the best interests of our constituents first

“In aligning with the values and motto of our group , Justice Forum, we are again assuring you that we will always work on a foundation of respectable values – honesty, integrity and transparency.”

Hon. Prince Adedokun Adegoke (Jembe) said anyone who is not a member of Justice Forum in Mushin and Odiolowo are wasting their time.

“If you are not a member of the Justice Forum in Mushin and Odiolowo, you are just wasting your time because that is the group that is on the ground in both constituencies,” he said.

The Chairman, Odiolowo-Ojuwoye LCDA, Hon Rasaq Olusola Ajala said we are all members of the All Progressive Congress and we are not fighting anyone as we are going to work for common goals at the end of the day.

He expressed his happiness for the large turnout nothing the willingness of the people to show their love for the group.

“We are here today to make a statement that in the political architecture of Mushin/Odiolowo, and Lagos State, we are first to recon with in terms of followership and it is evidence in the turnout of our members here

“We must not rest on our oars to go back to our various wards to mobilize and bring in more people into our folds,” he said.

The Chairman of the All Progressive Congress in Odiolowo-Ojuwoye LCDA, Hon Ismail Babatunde Kazeem TUNKAZ said his presence at the meeting is homecoming as he has been on sabbatical before.

He encouraged members to continue to support the group and mobilize more people to join the group.

The Vice Chairman of Odiolowo-Ojuwoye LCDA Hon Seyi Jakande said that Justice Forum overtime has demonstrated that it is a group that cares for its followers anchored on equity and fairness.

“I believe our leaders here are worthy of our support as they have been given necessary support to their followers to achieve greatness,” he stated.

The Director General, Lagos State Sports Council, Hon Lekan Fatodu said he was elated to be at the meeting.

“I have great respect and admiration for the leadership of this group

“I believe this is the group to be and I promise to do everything within my power to give my necessary support,” he said.

Hon. Owolabi Jamiu Falana, Permanent Board Member, LASUBEB said he and his group who are youths joined Justice Forum because they believe their future is secured there.

“We are joining a group that when we plan for our future we will be sure we would be carried along in the affairs of things

“A group that won’t make us sit in the background but build our future for us politically

“We have brought youth of different ethnic backgrounds together to have common goals and aspirations and built a strong strength for the future to have a political base in Lagos,” he stated.

Leader of the Legislative Arm in Odiolowo-Ojuwoye LCDA, Hon Rilwan Ola Ajenifuja; Special Adviser in the Cabinet of the Chairman, Odiolowo-Ojuwoye LCDA, Hon Bashir Magbade; Justice Forum Women Leaders in both Mushin and Odiolowo, other notable leaders, youth leaders all promised to commit themselves to the advancement of the group in Mushin, Odiolowo and Lagos State at large.

At the event were the Justice Forum’s Chairmen in Mushin and Odiolowo: Alhaji Fatai Idowu and Alhaji Kazeem Olowolaga.

Secretary to the Odiolowo-Ojuwoye LCDA Hon Mujeeb Ayinde Daramola, APC Women Leader in Odiolowo, Mrs. Olubukola Moore; Justice Forum Women leaders in Mushin, Alhaja Tawakalitu Aromire; and her Odiolowo-Ojuwoye LCDA counterpart, Mrs. Bashirat Magbade.

Others were: Hon. Adenubi Idowu Adeshola, Councilor representing Ward C3 in Odiolowo-Ojuwoye LCDA; Chairman Jegede, from Ward A1 in Odiolowo-Ojuwoye LCDA; and Mrs. Seidu, former State Treasurer of the party.

Yaya Idris, Hon. Mrs Abimbola Onas Solagbade, Hon. Bolaji Amusan aka Bora, and Mr. Henry Babatunde Ige.

Justice Forum’s Ward Chairmen in Mushin and Odiolowo, Youth Leaders and other notable leaders on both sides were all present.

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