Kehinde Olofintuyi, former speaker of the Lagos State polytechnic student union government declares his bid to run for the Lagos State House of Assembly, representing the good people of Oshodi Isolo constituency 2. This was revealed during a courtesy visit to the LGA chairman, Barr. Gani Bello and his executives.
The LGA chairman described the young aspirant as an experienced young man who has possessed a vast amount of legislative experience and exposure based on his servitude as a speaker of the LASPOTECH student union government, his frequent visits to the plenary session of the House of Assembly and his NYSC time at the National Assembly, Abuja.
Kehinde Olofintuyi promises to save spaces for youths in the political niche, ensure matters within his jurisdiction regarding oversight function of constituency projects are been carried out and support the party’s leadership at large.
He also butressed on his tagline: H.E.Y which stands for Health, Education and Youth empowerment.
The LGA secretary, Engr. Oyegoke expressed his delight in seeing youths participate in electioneering process and boldly coming out to contest for key positions. The LGA chairman salutes the aspirant for honouring the house by deeming it fit to pay a courtesy visit, stating that it’s a sign of respect to the party’s leadership and he prayed that the sky would only be a starting point.
Mr Kehinde Olofintuyi, a seasoned web developer & digital marketing expert who currently sits on a board of five companies and few NGO’s charged the Nigerian youths to be technology savvy and upgrade their knowledge regarding the internet space.
Kehinde made this remark while addressing a press team at their headquarter office in Surulere in line with this year’s International Youth Day (IYD).
As the Executive Director of Pentercept Enterprises, an enterprise whose services cut across web development and marketing as well as youth development, Kehinde explained that the organization recently launched a youth empowerment scheme which seems to train youths on the use of software skills that are needed in any working environment. He furthermore added that this scheme would empower them career wise in redefining the ways which they can function professionally.
He also described the International Youth Day as an awareness and orientation initiative for the youths to develop themselves and the country. He implored the youths to get their hands busy, be pro-active and reasonable in the discharge of duties provided that they’re still young. In his words “we cannot always build the future for our youths, but we can build our youths for the future”, adding that the government also have a role to play by ensuring flexible policies for youths that are trying to make ends meet.