The Oyo state Commissioner for Industry , Applied Science and Technology, Mr. Adedapo Lam-Adesina has just been honoured with the 2013 Ambassador for Peace Award by the Universal Youth for Peace Federation.
The Award was presented at the 2013 Youth Federation for World peace conference held in Ibadan today,17th of December, 2013.The Awardee, Mr Dapo Lam Adesina was defined as the Exemplary Advocate of this generation, most especially the Youth.
The federation was founded by Rev Dr Myung Moon and Dr Hak Ja Han Moon and the organisation which is linked to the United Nations is in over 60 nations of the world.
The award is in recognition of people with consistent mission to establish world peace and also live exemplified lives with ideals of living for the sake of others.
The Commissioner thanked the Universal Youth for Peace for the Award and promised to do everything possible to continue to be an Advocate of the Youth and peace within the state and in Nigeria as a whole.
Mr. Adedapo Lam-Adesina further expressed that as long as we realise that we must not be violent, we must continue to fight people who do not want the country to move forward.
Past winners of the Award includes the first lady of Mali, Mrs Mintou Traore, Israel vocalist David D’or, First lady of Namibia Madam Penehupifo Pohamba while the former Head of state Chief Ernest Shonekan is a member of the Universal Peace Federation Council.
Also present at the award presentation are Provost Dr.Tayo Bamgbose, Dr.Omoloye phD, FHNR,FESN,JP of the Department of Crop Protection and Environmental Biology, University of Ibadan ,Dr.Oyedapo, Dr. Babayemi, Dr.Afemi (JP),Ambassador Ralph Oko, National and State coordinators of the Universal Peace Federation.