THE SERVANT LEADER: PRINCE BABATUNDE SALIU READY FOR THE PROGRESS OF THE PEOPLE IN KOSOFE LOCAL GOVERNMENT
The unassuming servant leader, Prince Babatunde Saliu popularly known as The Prince, who is currently the Senior Special Adviser (SSA) to the executive Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu has concluded plans to run for the forthcoming Chairmanship election in Kosofe Local Government Area in Lagos State come 2021.
The Prince, who is a force and personality to reckon with in the centre of excellence, is a true son and the crown Prince of a reputable monarch, Oba Bashir Oloruntoyin Saliu (The Oba of Oworonshoki Kingdom) and Olori Adeola Saliu (Nee Ashade of Ogba). His both parents are from Royal Families in Lagos (Ojora Royal/Oloworo Royal Family and Oluwa/Ashade Royal Family of Ogba).
As the Local Government election gears up in Lagos State, the dynamic and capable Prince Babatunde Saliu is offering himself to serve and willing to chart a new vista by helping the people in Kosofe Local Government to push their constituency a notch further towards a more benefiting, befitting and rewarding Local Government Area where people and members of the society are guaranteed the right opportunities.
The progressive astute politician, Prince Babatunde Saliu who has professed his intention to run as the Chairman of Kosofe Local Government, attended Irepodun Primary School, Sari Iganmu Lagos and from there moved to Comprehensive High school, Ayetoro Ogun State.
On completion of his secondary school education, he gained admission to the prestigious University of Lagos, Akoka where he bagged a degree in Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy, B.Sc. in Business Administration.
In pursuit of educational excellence, he also has a Masters in philosophy and Professional Masters in Public and International affairs, which would be a great advantage to the management and relationship with the people of Kosofe Local Government.
Prince Babatunde Saliu, is truly an emblem of super royalties as he was born and betrothed into four royal families from Lagos State; (Mum from both Oluwa/Ashade and Ojora Royal Family and Dad from Ojora Royal Family and Saliu Salami Royal Family of Oworonshoki Land).
The soft spoken Prince has served as Special Adviser (SA) to former Lagos state Governor on Waterfront Infrastructure Development between 2012 and 2015. And, no doubt over the years he has gathered enough experience in different sectors of Lagos State politics with outstanding ability for good governance which would be positively impacted in Kosofe Local Government.
He also served and still serving at the background as one of the personal assistant to His Excellency Emeritus and the distinguished National leader of All Progressive Congress, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu.
Prince Babatunde Saliu is a member of the Lagos Think-Tank team and his desire to lead in Kosofe Local Government would create a good leadership and directions that would lead to much needed impact positively in the community at large.
According to the political pundits; Prince Babatunde Saliu, is a Servant Leader that would see a new birth -the birth of hope renewed, of dreams retold and of friendship rebuilt in Kosofe Local Government.
“Believe it or not, he is a tested and trusted team player that will see everyone working together for one dream, one hope and one glory -the glory of Kosofe Local Government and our greater Lagos”, disclosed a staunch member of the All Progressive Congress (APC).
He is a new political future that will birth friendship like never before and unity that is truly rewarding; where Prince Babatunde Saliu will open his ears to hear and his heart to truly care for his people and his constituency without any bias.
Findings beyond his aspiration to be the next chairman of Kosofe Local Government have discovered some of his good attributes; to be honest, articulate, goal/value-driven, kind, possess appreciable leadership skill, a good thinker, a people’s person who genuinely cares about the people and knows how to relate well with people beyond class and ethnicity.
It is time to support and embrace true egalitarianism as we journey with Prince Babatunde Saliu on this pathway to a bigger and better Kosofe Local Government through his tested and anticipated purposeful leadership that would be a progressive tangible success for the people, he is ready to serve.
The real work has just started in supporting a great servant leader and the choice and the decision(s) we take today speaks for us in our tomorrow and our nearest future come the Local Government Chairmanship election which will either be memorable in the advancement towards making our space and constituency a better society or, end up in keeping us perpetually stagnated while the world moves on steadily.
Prince Babatunde Saliu is a good and caring husband, a super dad to his lovely children and a loyal member of the reputable All Progressive Congress (APC).