The Alimosho Youth Development Association of Nigeria (AYDAN) has awarded former Governor of Lagos State, Alh. Lateef Jakande, and others in recognition of their selfless humanitarian services to the nation.

This was made known in a Facebook post by President of the association, Comrade  Olawale Lateef Ogungbade on Saturday, December 21.

He stated that the association decided to celebrate Nigerians and corporate organisations that have contributed to the development of mankind and the community.

Ogungbade stressed that humanitarian service brings relief in times of need, adding that last year some states in Nigeria were faced with flood disasters where many lost their properties which ran into millions.

The president added that it was the humanitarian services from both national and international bodies that brought the needed relief to those affected.

Other awardees are, the President, Women Arise for Change initiative, Joe Okei Odumakin; Dr. Taiwo Afolabi; Chief Akintunde Olufemi Ambode; Onikogbo of Ikogbo Kingdom, HRM Oba Nurudeen Oluwadamilare Osoja and the Onisheri of Isheri Olofin, HRM Oba Wahab Ayinde Balogun.

Other recipients of the Humanitarian Excellence Award include Hon Abayomuyiwa Erick, Director, Meric Victory School; Chief (Mrs) Aminat Olawumi Ige, Convener Yeye Oge Aminat (YOA) Foundation; Hon Taiwo Lasisi Abiodun; Chief Moshood Gbolagade Akere and Mr. Hammed Adebayo, Chairman Badeham Motors.