A great leader is not necessarily who does the great thing but one who knows the way, goes the way and show the way. The above is the best description of the exemplary leadership and behaviour of Hon. Idris Bolaji Muse, Executive Chairman of Oshodi-Isolo Local government. His leadership skills has harness and foster unity within the leaders and Members of the All Progressives Congress which translated to the victories for the party at the just concluded Presidential, National Assembly and Gubernatorial and State parliamentary election which revamped and bounce the party back on track to the status quo of winning as the electoral tradition of the of the progressive party in Oshodi since the birth of party democracy in the country.
Unlike what would have been a watershed in 2015 when the party lost the seat of the Federal House of Representatives of the constituency and the state assembly to the opposition party, the exceptional, Inclusive and pragmatic leadership qualities of Hon.Idris Bolaji Muse Ariyoh brought about a resurgence of hope for the All progressives Congress Party which now enable the party to legitimately occupy both seat at the state and national assembly, an achievement which many doubted due to the heat generated by the primaries election of the party but Alas! Hon. Idris Bolaji Muse Ariyoh as an astute, mentee, disciple and graduate of Asiwaju Bolaji Ahmed Tinubu school of Advanced Politics and Party Democracy subjected to tutelage and exposed to the real nitty-gritty of politics understands better and set all his Arsenal in motion to realised the victory for the party in 2018 which many now brought the paradigm shift.
Hon. Idris Bolaji Muse Ariyoh continues to show his leadership prowess by extending his arm of fellowship to stakeholders of All progressives congress in Oshodi-Isolo Local Government immediately after the primaries and general election in other for the party to have a united voice at the helms affairs of Lagos politics. No wonder the party in the last stakeholders’ meetings attended by Apex leaders of the party set up six members committee to reconcile all stakeholders with a genuine heart for the party.
“Election victory is never a one-man show, it’s a success from everybody contributions and it can only be achieved when there is unity of purpose and vision. The greatness of our political leaders lies in their ability to unite us even in opinion diversity and personal interest. When an election is over great politicians sheath their sword of personal interest and works for the greatness of the party ”
Hon. Ariyoh quotes after 2018 election victory.
In an effort to appreciate the immense contribution and selfless service to humanity of some political personalities in Oshodi, who have contributed to the growth and development of the Local Government, Hon. Ariyoh recently named three monumental edifices equipped with the state of the art facilities after some leaders in acknowledging and appreciating of their sacrifices and effort in making Oshodi standing tall among the comity of local governments. This includes the ultra-modern Marriage registry named after Pa Olabintan, Oshodi-Isolo Customary court named after Mrs. Shakirat Ariyoh and the new Oshodi-Isolo Local government legislative chamber named after Alhaji Ebudola Badmus.
The names of the leaders were written in gold for immortalization through the structure for effective delivering of good governance named after them.
Hon. Idris Bolaji Muse Ariyoh never relent in building bridges of unity across every groups, tribes and political divide within Oshodi-Isolo local government community which has been responsible for relatively peace in the Local Government despite the cosmopolitan nature of the Local Government as the economic nerve centre of Lagos.
It is good now and it can be better with our collective efforts in working together as a united entity.