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One-On-One With Hon. Tayo Awodiji Felix

Honourable Tayo Awodiji Felix

Honourable member representing Irepodun Constituency of Kwara State at the Kwara State House of Assembly has cleared the air over the illegal possession of some state owned properties by some politicians in Kwara.

Hon. Awodiji in an interview session with KWARA REPORTERS talks about the efforts of the 9th Kwara State Assembly towards the recovering of the State Government properties illegally in possession of some politician in the state and he gave the assurance that the assembly under leadership of Rt Hon. Yakubu Saliu Danladi will be the best in the state political history.

Hon. Tayo Awodiji Felix also louded the good work of the Kwara State Governor towards the education sector.

The interview in details;

How are you faring as a lawmaker and Public Office Holder?

Thank you! We have being doing our best as lawmakers. We are the representative of the people and their interest is paramount to us. The 9th Kwara state House of Assembly has been protecting interest of general public in all our dealings. The 9th will turn out to best in history of the state so far.

Sir, We will like to know your contributions on the floor of the house and committee activities?

I belong to three committees; I am the chairman of Lands and Housing, Vice Chairman, Sports, Information, Culture and tourism and member of Tertiary Education. There is this important and sensitive motion I moved on the floor about recovery of government properties, especially the Alimi Chalet acquired by former Senate President, Bukola Saraki. The House passed resolution that the executive should recover the property and revoke all title documents, because it meant to serve sitting governor of the state as chalet.

Since you chaired House Committee on Lands and Housing, can you clear the rumors about recovery of Kwara Amusement Park?

Kwara Assembly is waiting for recommendations of Committee on Recovery of government properties stolen or illegally acquired by past political appointees. The committee is chaired by Senator Ajadi and expect the governor to transmit their recommendations to us (House) for legislative backing and further actions in the interest of every kwaran

What are you doing about the sorry state Kwara owned Colleges of Education?

We should be grateful for having God fearing governor like Mallam Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq. The lecturers have been on strike for long due to non payment of salary and neglect from previous administration. The governor has ordered for payment of their outstanding salaries. On our part, the House Committee has interacted with stakeholders and visit the institutions for on the spot assessment.

My Background

My name is Tayo Awodiji from Ijan ward in Irepodun local government. I am the representative of Irepodun State Constituency in Kwara State House of Assembly. I holds a degree in Theatre Arts from University of Ilorin and earned Masters in Public Administration from Lagos State University. I served two years in Lagos State Civil Service as Class Teacher and later joined a Pharmaceutical company as Administrative Officer. I established my company TAWO Ventures dealing with Shipping and logistics.


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