PMI Honours Iseyin Indegenes In Style


The Pioneer Movement Iseyin, PMI, over the weekend honoured indigenes of the town for their notable contributions to its socio-economic and political development over the years.

The body in its 2019 Annual Week programmes, selected personalities from different fields and celebrate them. It was also meant to unite the youths of the area among other projects.

In his welcome address, the president of the group, Pioneer Adesola Taofeek noted that the movement has been providing solutions to socio-economic, political, cultural and psychological problems bedevilling the people of Iseyin for over three decades.

Pioneer Taofeek explained that some of the group’s programmes include; renovation of blocks of classrooms across schools in Iseyin, the renovation of children’s ward at the General Hospital, Iseyin, as well as organising a football competition named after one of the distinguished pioneers, late Ajibike Bisiriyu.

The PMI president also charged teachers and students, who were awarded scholarships to show more commitment and be productive in their field.

Also speaking, the Chairman of the day, House of Representatives member, Hon. Shina Peller commended the group for the remarkable successes recorded in the last three decades.

Hon. Peller, who spoke passionately on the topic “Insecurity in the country”, charged the stakeholders to find means of curbing the menace of insecurity in the society.

Guest speaker, Dr. Benjamin Aluko of the Peace and Conflict Studies Institute, University of Ibadan emphasised on the role of the stakeholders in combating the menace in Oke Ogun area of the state, adding that that it requires multidimensional approach with all seriousness.

Dr. Aluko however urged government at all levels, the media, religious bodies and the entire populace to change the narratives.

PMI is a body that saddled itself with the responsibility of addressing the socio-economic issues  confronting the people of Iseyin land.


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