Miss Universe 2011 Leila Lopes, Actress-Singer, Rebecca Holden And Legendary Record Producer Joel Diamond Are 2nd GOD Awards Masters of Ceremonies
Such a powerful trio of world class beauty, talents and achievements, The 2nd Annual Global Officials of Dignity Awards couldn't be more spectacular with Knight Rider star, singer-actress Rebecca Holden, 2 time Grammy Nominee, legendary record producer Joel Diamond and 2011 Miss Universe Leila Lopes as Masters of Ceremony.
"We are so happy and honored that our emcees for this year are not only Hollywood's best and power movers but highly respected humanitarians and great supporters of the causes of the G.O.D. Awards", beamed Princess Maria Amor, Chairman and Creator of the G.O.D. Awards.
This collaboration wouldn't be possible without the efforts of Mr. Antonio Gellini, founder of Olympia Arts Institute, Ms. Nancy Rivard, founder of Airline Ambassadors Intl. and our sponsors, Southwest Airlines and Virgin Airways.
About REBECCA HOLDEN and JOEL DIAMOND:
About LEILA LOPES:
On September 12, 2011 Leila Lopes made history as the first woman from Angola to win the Miss Universe crown. The 26-year-old beauty quickly won over the capacity crowd in Sao Paulo, Brazil, as the audience chant for “Angola” grew louder making it a struggle for the competition’s hosts to be heard. Leila is only the fourth woman from Africa in the pageant’s sixty year history to win the Miss Universe title.
Leila was born in Angola's southern Benguela province, a place she is quick to praise for its beautiful beaches, kind people and amazing food. As the eldest daughter of seven children, Leila cites her family as a positive influence in her life and the source of her strength. Leila was born during Angola’s twenty-seven year Civil War (1975-2002) which gave her a deep appreciation for life and taught her to “make the most of every day.” Since peace was declared nine years ago, Angola has been focused on infrastructure and development, a fact of which Leila is particularly proud. She says, “Angola is a country rich in natural resources and infinite possibilities.”
Before being crowned Miss Universe 2011, Leila attended school for business management at Suffolk University in Ipswich, England. It was during this time she decided to participate in her country’s national beauty pageant. Leila not only won the Photogenic Award, but the prestigious title of Miss Universe Angola 2011, gaining her the right to represent Angola in the 2011 MISS UNIVERSE® Pageant.
A strong, confident woman who is not afraid of a challenge, Leila says: “As Miss Universe, I want to show the world that there is more to Africa than poverty, hunger and disease. I want people to know that Africa has a lot to offer and that my country of Angola is not only beautiful, but it is a country that is developing socially, economically and culturally.”
As Miss Universe, Leila uses her title to champion HIV/AIDS prevention and works with organizations such as YouthAIDS/PSI, Latino Commission on AIDS, Gay Men’s Health Crisis, among others. She was also named Drylands Ambassador by the United Nation Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) in an effort to combat land degradation – an issue that affects not only her country but the entire continent of Africa.
Leila has been making waves in the media since winning the title and has been featured on the cover of publications such as New African Woman and Selecta Magazine. She also took her passion for fashion and hit the runway for designers, such as SACHIKA and Rolando Santana, during the 2012 New York Fashion Week.
Leila hopes the Miss Universe title will give her the power to help people from her native country of Angola to further escape a history of war and impoverishment. Leila says, “Being Miss Universe is much more than having a sash and crown. It is about taking pride in my commitment to serving as an ambassador to my country, and to women everywhere.”
In her spare time Leila enjoys reading and spending time with family and friends. After her reign, she hopes to obtain her degree and pursue her dream of opening a cosmetics company in Angola.
We Care for Humanity founder and President, Princess Maria Amor has recently announced that the 2nd Global Officials of Dignity Awards is now accepting giveaways from small companies who want to brand their products or services.
"I have no doubt that our donors and sponsors will receive global exposure in branding as most of our guest will be coming from different parts of the world. And what could be better than advertising your products at the historic United Nations!", the princess said.
To submit applications, they can email firstname.lastname@example.org or call directly at 415-741-0162.
Pride of Los Angeles, Frank Velasco Is Being Honored With Business And Humanitarian Award At The 2nd GOD Awards at The United Nations, NY
Frank Velasco has been honored by the city of Los Angeles because of his generous contributions to his fellow Angelinos. "We know Frank as giving soul, very approachable and always willing to lend a helping hand, like he is doing now for We Care for Humanity. He is a man of integrity and he is handles his business with excellent care", says HH Princess Maria Amor, founder of WCH.
About Frank Velasco:
Frank is the president of Mitchell Printing & Publishing Inc.
Frank Velasco has enjoyed a lifetime of remarkable success in every avenue of his endeavors, inspiring others through his professional achievements and support of the community.
Dedicated to organizing philanthropic activities and offering a better future and fruitful opportunities to high school students, Frank Velasco provides free sports uniforms and t-shirts for students and teachers at area schools through his own business, Mitchell Printing and Publishing Inc. and standing firm to his goal of helping to improve the lives of those who are most marginalized in our society, he also offers job opportunities to those who never thought they were going to have an opportunity in life to become successful.
We Care for Humanity welcomes the Circassian Benevolent Association as a partner to the 2nd Annual Global Officials of Dignity Awards!
Mr. Sam Mirza, president of CBA expressed his acknowledgement and endorsement being part of the awards. He said the whole community will be in full support of the noble causes of the GOD Awards project.
"We are so happy with this collaboration with CBA, a strong and powerful community in New Jersey, NY. We believe that they can contribute a lot to the success of the 2nd GOD Awards, especially headed by Mr. Sam Mirza, CBA president, Dr. Yaldar Taher, Ms. Rania Bayram and of course, pride of the Circassian community, celebrity couturier, Ms. Tatyana Peter", HH Princess Maria Amor said.
About the Circassian Benevolent Association:
The Circassian Benevolent Association (CBA) was established on June 19, 1952. As laid out in our organization’s Constitution, the CBA was established in order to:
“... study and foster all matters pertaining to the welfare of the Circassians in America in the religious, social, cultural, creative, athletic, and benevolent fields, and to strengthen the cooperative ties among the Circassians wherever they may be to preserve and nurture the Circassian heritage.”
Today, our organization serves a local community estimated at about 5,000. Our volunteer organization proudly manages a community campus located at 383 Oldham Road in the Township of Wayne in the State of New Jersey.
Our current facilities house a secular community center; Islamic studies center, mosque and funeral service facility; Circassian cafeteria; banquet hall, Circassian ethnic dance center, and; community Sunday School that teaches both religious (Islamic) and secular (Circassian language and culture) topics.
Our cultural facilities are available exclusively to CBA members and their guests. Our mosque is open to all Muslims.
Our organization is lead by the following three governing bodies:
Our Executive Board is lead by our President and his or her First and Second Vice Presidents; all three are voted into office by our General Membership. Other members of the Executive Board are nominated by the President and approved by the Permanent Council. The Executive Board is responsible for all day-to-day operations of our organization.
The Permanent Council is appointed by the Executive Board and ratified by the General Membership. It exists to provide general oversight of the Executive Board and to manage the long-term assets of the CBA.
The CBA Auditing Committee is comprised of three individuals who are voted into office by the general membership. The Auditing Committee’s job is to ensure that all operational and financial matters of the CBA are managed ethically and transparently.
Our General Membership is comprised of Circassians across the United States and in several countries abroad—though the vast majority of our members reside in the New Jersey metro region. Our community includes a diverse spectrum that is broadly representative of the general American population. We live and work in a variety of positions including professional; educational; civil service, and; law enforcement—among many other fields.
Former President of the Kabardino-Balkar Republic (KBR) Is Being Honored As International Dignitary Man of the Year at The 2nd Annual GOD Awards
H.E. Arsen B. Kanokov is the pride of the Kabardino-Balkar nation and especially nominated for the award by celebrity couturier Ms. Tatyana Peter who hailed from the same community, and the
Circassian Benevolent Association in Wayne, NJ, USA.
"I am very closed to Ms. Tatyana Peter and the Circassian community and based on their testimonies, his excellency Arsen Kanokov is a hero, so we are honored to have him as our International Dignitary Man of the Year!", exclaimed Princess Maria Amor, founder and president of We Care for Humanity and Chairman of the 2nd Annual GOD Awards.
Arsen Bashirovich Kanokov is one of the most well-known today's political figures, a Doctor of Economics. He handles the post of The Head of Kabardino-Balkar Republic (KBR) since 2005 (re-elected in 2010).
Arsen Kanokov was born on 22 February 1957 in a small village Sheethala of KBR. His parents were doing a simple labour: his father worked in a sovkhoz and his mother was a medical assistant. For 27 years father of a future-Head of the Republic had been working as a vegetable grower, only later having become an agronomist, then a head of the village soviet.
Arsen Kanokov was studying in School №1 of Nartkala town, he graduated with a big success. Just after graduating he enters Plekhanov Russian University of Economics, proving himself as a talented student and fulfilling successfully his education in a capital university. After graduating from the university in 1984 Kanokov serves in Soviet Army. He gets demobilised in 1985, then begins working in Moscow fruit and vegetable association. Arsen Kanokov was working for four years in different branches of the association, receiving the shop manager's position in 1987.
Same year Kanokov initiates the creation of a trade and purchase cooperation with a trade name of "Kodex". It gets re-organised to "Sindika" holding company in 1991. Its scope includes several spheres: bank operation and investments, building in Moscow and its region, multi-functional trade networks' management (including Arsen Bashirovich's native region of KBR). From 1994 to 1998 Arsen Kanakov is the holding's president. He proves himself as a talented organiser and professional manager. While working for "Sindika" Kanokov purchased 30% of ZAO "Centrocredit Bank" stock and entered the directors committee, where he remained till 2003. He successfully combined his activity of a manager with a banker's and political career – in 1998 he became a permanent representative of KBR to Russian President.
In 2003 Arsen Kanokov was elected as a deputy of the State Duma of Russian Federation. He became a "United Russia" party member in 2004. The experience he got throughout the years helped him in his political career – after entering the party Kanokov becomes a vice-chairman in Russian Duma's committee corresponding to budget forming and tax regulation. In the meantime Arsen Kanokov is creating a strong relation with the science. He completed his PhD thesis in 1998 and obtained a doctor's degree in 2001. Arsen Kanokov leads the investigations, takes part in board of education's activity, becomes a member of Academy of natural sciences and of Academy of economical sciences and undertaking.
Multi-Award Winning Producer-Writer-Composer-Lyricist- Allan Jay Friedman Launches Olympia Arts Institute at The 2nd GOD Awards
Antonio Gellini, Founder of the Olympia Awards and Family Film Awards, OAI Vice President H.H. Princess Maria Amor D.D. and Allan Jay Friedman present;
The Olympia Art Institute under which are:
The Olympia Awards, Shambala Awards, Family Film Awards, Children Awards, Teenage Awards, Humanitarian Award, a TV Special: “Best of the Best;” and, a 24 TV hour network with the best of the best movies from all of the Annual International Film Award Winners.
The Launching of the Olympia Arts Institute will be presented at a Banquet for 300 International Dignitaries at 2nd Global Officials of Dignity Awards at the United Nations on June 20, 2014 by Mr. Friedman and Mr. Gellini, honoring the Olympia Arts Institute, Olympia Awards and Family Film Awards.
About Allan Jay Friedman:
Allan Jay Friedman is the Founder and President of Picture Book Productions,LLC and President of the Center for Top Performance, whose Board include Nobel Prize Laureates, Olympic Gold Medalists and Celebrities of all kinds. Mr. Friedman is an award winning Producer-Writer-Composer-Lyricist, who the New York Daily News said is known for his innovation in new art forms.
Some of his many works include:a modern day adaptation of the fairytale, "Rapunzel," The musical stage adaptation of "The Hobbit" and A.A. Milne's "Winnie The Pooh." Jackie Kennedy approved Allan as the Producer-Creator and Composer of the Emmy Award winning Television Documentary based on the life of JFK, "The Young Man From Boston." Later Bobby Kennedy chose Friedman as the Producer-Writer- Composer of the TV Series, "The 1000 Days Of JFK."
Mr. Friedman has written over 5000 pieces of music and 20 produced musicals.
Additionally, he is preparing a season of three musicals a year, which includes: "Kennedy," "Mistress Sally"(Based on the lives of Sally Hemings and Thomas Jefferson); and, "The Greatest Story Neverr Told."
He is in pre-production on a Broadway musical based on "The Count of Monte Cristo:" and, a new style motion pictures for which he wrote the screenplay, music and lyrics, "An American In Paradise."
Mr. Friedman is also the co-founder of:"The Butterfly Movement." It's goal: to rekindle the hopes and dreams of all of us and to make the world a safe and noble place for children.
Filipino Ingenuity and Humanitarianism Reached the 2nd GOD Awards Through Joy Heartwell, This Year's Asia's Entrepreneur Of The Year
This Filipino-American online business mogul, also known as Asia's Queen of the digital world is a natural humanitarian. She Empowers people to financial freedom. Her mission: eradicate poverty and hunger.
"Joy Heartwell is literally a joy to everyone she came across with. She is a success story who brings hope and inspiration to other people, and we can't be more proud to have her in We Care for Humanity", happily said by Princess Maria Amor, WCH Founder and President.
Joy Heartwell is an author, teacher, a business development expert that helps aspiring online entrepreneurs to establish a powerful, integrated online presence that empowers them to make a difference in their industry. She is also the President/CEO of Heartwell Digital Group and a IT Consultant and a partner in Vishwastechnologies Inc.
She is now the Marketing Director for We Care for Humanity Foundation ( WCH – Global). Also the Founder of Empower Pinoy Academy, a comprehensive marketing training platform for Filipinos all over the world to learn how to become Internet Entrepreneurs with the goal of helping them reach Financial Freedom.
Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, One of Nigeria's Most Respected Leaders To Receive The African Political Hero of The Year Award at the 2nd GOD Awards in UN
His Excellency Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu has many names, among them are "Father of Nigeria", "Father of Politics", "the New Mandela" and many more!
"It was such an honor for me to meet a legend like Senator Tinubu, reading all about him, his achievements and how he impacted every Nigerian's life is so inspiring", admiringly said by Princess Maria Amor, WCH Founder and President.
About Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu:
"A goal is a dream with a deadline." Napoleon Hill
Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu picked the gauntlet and battled the challenges of his rather traumatic and difficult youth with courage only attributable to the lion-hearted.
Born in Lagos on March 29, 1952, to the illustrious Tinubu family of Lagos State, youthful Bola left Nigeria for the United States of America in 1975 in search of the proverbial Golden Fleece with a heart brimming with unrelenting determination to achieve his visions.
On his arrival in the U.S. in 1975 and with the support of an ever-adoring mother, this courageous youth, faced with an unflinching zeal to succeed, took on such menial jobs as dishwashing, night-guard and cab-driving to see himself through the initial difficulties of school at the Richard Daley College, Chicago, Illinois.
The brilliance of this young Nigerian showed in his ability to make the honours’ list of Richard Daley College. He subsequently transferred to the Chicago State University, Illinois, graduating with honours in 1979 and earning a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration (Accounting and Management). During his first year in Chicago State University, young Bola was given the rare privilege to partly teach other students of his Faculty remedial tutorial classes. Most of his colleagues and contemporaries at the university attributed their improved grades to his tutorial lectures.
Throughout his undergraduate years, young Bola was on the Dean’s List and was honoured with the Outstanding Student’s Award, the University Scholar’s Award and the Certificate of Merit in Accounting and Finance. He was also awarded the prestigious Sumna cum laude for scoring 3.54 out of possible 4.0 GP.
With his successful academic profile, young Bola contested and won his first political election as the President of the Accounting Society of the institution in his final year at the University.
Upon graduation with honours and several awards, Bola Tinubu cut his professional teeth at the American-based Arthur Anderson, Deloitte Haskins and Sells (now called Deloitte Haskins and Touche) and GTE Service Corporation - the largest Communication and Utility Company in the United States of America.
Meanwhile, at Deloitte Haskins and Sells, the young and professional Bola broadened his experience by participating in the auditing and management consultancy services of General Motors, First National Bank of Chicago, Procter and Gamble, International Harvester, GEC and other Fortune 500 firms.
On his return to Nigeria and with his international experience in Financial Management, young Bola joined Mobil Producing Nigeria as a Senior Auditor before he retired as the company’s Treasurer.
As pragmatic, charitable, grassroots’ person, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu saw communal service as a veritable tool for social development. He never hesitated to serve his community spearheading several financial contributions and fund-raising for community development programmes in Lagos State. He leads Primrose Group, a political action organization pushing for fundamental changes in the politics of Lagos State.
Asiwaju Bola Tinubu opted fully for public service in exchange for his lucrative job at Mobil. His first foray into active politics was as a founding member of the defunct Social Democratic Party (SDP). In 1992, he was elected as an Honourable Senator of the Federal Republic Nigeria to represent Lagos West Senatorial District. At the National Assembly, he distinguished himself as the Chairman of the Senate Committee on Banking, Finance, Appropriation and Currency - a foremost committee of the Senate.
With the annulment of the June 12, 1993 Nigerian Presidential Election and the consequent fresh militarization of the Nigerian politics, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu became a founding member of the famous pro-democracy group, the National Democratic Coalition (NADECO) which, for several years, engaged the military for the very soul of Nigeria. Subsequently, Bola Tinubu suffered many arrests and detention, harassments and constant threats to his life forcing him to flee Nigeria for his personal safety. He, however, did not give up the struggle as he joined NADECO abroad to continue the agitation for a restoration of democratic governance and the rule in the country.
In 1998, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu returned to Nigeria to heed a call for all Nigerians to join in the National Reconciliation and Development. A year later, he began his two-term public service as an elected Executive Governor of Lagos State on the platform of the Alliance for Democracy (AD).
For his excellent performance as the Executive Governor of Lagos State of Nigeria (1999 – 2007), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu received several awards. These include Best Governor in Nigeria for Y2000 by the Nigerian-Belgian Chamber of Commerce; Y2002 Best Practices Prize in improving the living environment, awarded by the Federal Ministry of Works and the UN Habitat Group; Y2000 Best Computerized Government in Nigeria Award by the Computer Association of Nigeria. Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu was conferred with the Honorary Doctor of Law Degree by the Abia State University in recognition of his immense contribution to democracy, good governance and development of Nigeria. He is the proud recipient of numerous other chieftaincy titles and a patron of many professional and social organizations.
As an astute political strategist, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu survived the massive incursion of the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the South Western States of Nigeria as the lone re-elected Governor of the Alliance for Democracy (AD). This led him on a regular collision course with the PDP-controlled Federal Government, especially on his creation of additional 37 Local Council Development Areas for Lagos States. A Supreme Court judgment in his favour stated that the Mr. Olusegun Obasanjo’s Federal Government should release the seized statutory allocation of the Lagos State Local Government funds.
Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu was actively involved in the creation of the Action Congress (AC) political party as recourse to the decimated Alliance for Democracy (AD). Rallying like minds across the country, he sold sound ideals and programmes on this fresh and new political platform. Within a few months, he transformed this new party as the credible opposition to the PDP in the country.
Today, the great legacy of Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu is built on by his successor, Mr. Babatunde Raji Fashola (SAN), who served as his Chief of Staff. Continuation of Tinubu’s outstanding policies makes the present administration of Lagos State an exceptional and the foremost Government in Nigeria.
Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu is married to the equally vibrant and indefatigable Yeye Oluremi Tinubu. The Jagaban Borgu still marches on in the political landscape of the country, with a resolve to take on any challenging task with positive public to reduce poverty among his people.
Mayor of Amuwo Odofin in Nigeria To Receive The African Grassroots Leadership Award at the 2nd GOD Awards at the United Nations in New York.
WCH Founder and President Princess Maria Amor just came back from a successful Humanitarian World Tour in Nigeria. Part of her scheduled program was to visit the local governement of Amuwo Odofin where she had the privilege of meeting the Chief Executive Chairman Comrade Ayodele Adewale.
"I was very impressed how the Mayor runs his city of Amuwo Odofin, they give free medical check-ups and medicines to their people, they have proper care and medical supplies. They give importance on dissemination of information especially on climate change and there are many ongoing development projects under his belt that will benefit the city. I also witnessed how Comrade Ayodele was very engaged with the youth and I could tell his people loved him!" said Princess Maria.
A BIOGRAPHY OF COMRADE AYODELE ADEWALE, CHAIRMAN AMUWO ODOFIN LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA.
Comrade Adewale Adebowale Ayodele was born in February 19, 1975 to the Adewale family. His father was born into the Adewale Olomiyete family of Ipele in Owo Local Government Area of Ondo state while his mother was born into the Festus Akinwumi Clark family (First Postmaster from Sierra Leone) of Wellington Villa in Lafiaji Area of Lagos Island Local Government, Lagos.
His maternal great-grand father was one of the returnees from Saro Clan of Freetown in Sierra Leone. He came back to Lagos in the 18th century after the colonial adventurers took them away. On arrival he got married to Princess Matilda Boyo of Itsekiri Kingdom. They were blessed with four lovely children; amongst whom was the first Ayodele, who was the first and only son. He too got married to a Princess named Remilekun Damiana Oloto, daughter of the then king Moses Oloto, the Oloto of Oto in Oyingbo area of Lagos.
He started his education at St. Christopher Nursery and Primary School, Lagos, in 1977. In 1979, he attended Universal Primary School I (UPE) Festac Town, Lagos where he completed his primary education in 1985. He proceeded to Amuwo Odofin Boys Secondary School, Mile 2, Lagos, where he completed his Junior Secondary School, and moved to the prestigious St. Gregory’s College, South-West Ikoyi, for the concluding part of his secondary education, where he obtained his Secondary School Certificate Examination (SSCE) in 1992. He later gained admission into Lagos State University, Ojo, Lagos in 1997 where he bagged his B Sc. in chemistry.
In his university days, given his disposition for an ideal society, he ventured into students unionism, and quickly became a frontline student unionist as a two-term member of the parliament before rising to become the president of Lagos State University Students Union at his 200 level, and later, the Public Relations Officer of the National Association of Nigerian Students, (NANS) and even contested for the post of the president of the association.
Given his penchant for justice, equity and fairness, he started taking active part in several civil society organizations after school. He is a member of the late Dr. Beko Ransome Kuit-led Joint Action Forum (JAF), member of the Prof. Wole Soyinka-led Citizen Forum (CF), was Secretary of the June 12 Coalition and stakeholders under the chairmanship of the late Dr. Beko Ransome Kuti, mobilization and liaison officer for the late Chief Anthony Enahoro-led PRONACO, founder of the Centre For The Defense of Democracy, (CFTDD), amongst others.
Comrade Ayodele Adewale has attended several capacity building programmes including the United Kingdom Trade & Investment/British Expertise-organized Master Class on Public Private Partnership (PPP) in London.
His efforts at repositioning the society has earned him several commendations and awards from far and wide, totaling eighty-nine, some of which include, BEST ENVIRONMENT FRIENDLY LOCAL GOVERNMENT IN 2009, by the Federal Ministry of Environment, BEST LOCAL GOVERNMENT ON HEALTH CARE DELIVERY FOR 2008/2009 by the Lagos State Ministry of Health, JAM FEAST 2009 AWARD as the Foremost Local Government in Youths Educational Development by the Lagos state Ministry of Education, 2011 HEALTH MERIT AWARD as best local government on the delivery of health care service, by the Lagos state Health Service Commission, BEST LGA ON HEALTH MANAGEMENT INFORMTION SYSTEM AWARD 2011 by the Lagos State Ministry of Health, GOLD AWARD 2011, by the Nigerian Bar Association, Badagry Division, APPRECIATION AWARD 2012, by the Lagos state Community Development Advisory Council, AWARD OF EXCELLENCE IN SERVICE 2012, by the Lagos state Governor’s Office Correspondents Press Corps as the best performing Lagos state local government chairman, AWARD OF EXCELLENCE 2012, by the Medical Laboratory Scientists of Nigeria, Lagos state branch, MERIT AWARD 2012, by the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) Lagos state branch, CRAN AWARD FOR EXEMPLARY LEADERSHIP 2012, by Crime Reporters Association of Nigeria, AWARD OF EXCELLENCE 2012, by the National Council of Women Society, Lagos state, to mention a few.
Comrade Ayodele Adewale is a believer of Dr. Martin Luther King (Jnr.) active and non-violence civil actions, as well as, the Mahatma Gandhi’s principle of non-violence civil resistance. He has read and imbibed the doctrines of many socio-political icons including, Prof. Wole Soyinka, Late Chief Obafemi Awolowo, Late Dr. Beko Ransome-Kuti, Chief Gani Fawehinmi, Prof. Jadesola Akande, and many other non-violence advocators. He also has political mentors such as, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, Nelson Mandela, Winston Churchill, and Abraham Lincoln. He is a great believer in social change through advocacy works, capacity building and networking, and mass campaign for re-orientation of the Nigerian masses.
Comrade Ayodele Adewale is presently the chairman of Amuwo Odofin Local Government Area where he is serving his second term in office. He is happily married to Princess Zainab Adetola Adewale, and their family is blessed with two children, Michael and Mary Adewale.
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