It was a pleasant surprise for a visually impaired lawyer and member of staff of the Oshodi-Isolo local government, Bar Ibrahim Temitope Akinremi when he was on Wednesday given a car by the chairman of the National Union of Roads Transport Workers (NURTW), Lagos state chapter, Alhaji Musiliu Akinsanya (aka MC Oluomo)
MC Oluomo moved by the state of Akinremi, whom he said surprised him at the feat he achieved being a lawyer, announced the car gift at the Oshodi-Isolo local government 2022 budget stakeholders meeting at the council secretariat on Wednesday.
Mr Akinremi, who is the legal adviser to the National Youth Council of Nigeria, Oshodi, had earlier been given employment by the Executive Chairman of the local government, Otunba Kehinde Almaroof Oloyede (Kendoo).
Kendoo decided to give him employment in the Legal Department of the council when he got to know that despite his visual challenge, he is a law graduate from the prestigious University Lagos (UNILAG).
An excited Akinremi who could not hold his joyful feelings thanked Oluomo for the gift and prayed God replenished his pocket.
He also thanked the council chairman, Council-Manager, Head of Legal Department and others for their support and also prayed for them.
“I am highly elated for this pleasant surprise, I least expect something like this, may God replenished his pocket for this gift. It is indeed a joyful mood for, I am short of words, all I can say is thank you sir and God bless.”