Sir Adesola Bags United Nations Job, Tasks The Youth To Remain Supportive To The Government.


It was another day of Promotion, fulfillment and Celebration for Sir Adesola Olusade the Permanent Secretary of the federal Capital Territory Authority, as the United Nations Volunteers group accorded him the ‘ Global Peace Diplomat Award’, the Nigerianpost has learnt.


The Conferment Ceremony which took place at the Pretus Hotel, Area 11 Garki Abuja was attended by friends, family members, Colleagues, Staff, well-wishers and members of the United Nations Volunteers group from across the 36 state of the federation including the federal Capital Territory,in an elaborate Ceremony Wednesday December 27,2023.


In his welcome address before presenting the Award to Sir Adesola the Permanent Permanent, whom he described as a Patroitic,hard working and peace loving Nigerian, the Coordinator of the Volunteers group, Ambassador Luka Jacob, said the United Nations Volunteers group is an important Organ of the United Nations, that is non sectarian, non partisan, and a non profit making Organization Committed towards the actualization of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) of the United Nations across the Globe, particularly the Goal 16 and 17 respectively.

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He further Pointed out that, the ‘Global Peace Diplomat’ Award bestowed on Sir Adesola Olusade was in recognition of his Unwavering and irrevocable Commitments and dedication towards ensuring peaceful and harmonious Coexistence amongst Nigerians and most importantly, his efforts to the enhancement and realization of the Sustainable Development Goals of inclusivity and Partnership which has translated to optimum productivity in the Nation’s public service.


Amb.Jacob also described the permanent Secretary as a Selfless, innovative, brilliant and focused public Servant who’s Commitments to duties was second to none in recent times, adding that his Contributions to the development of the Nigeria’s public service is legendary. Stressing further that his appointment as a ‘Global Peace Diplomat’ has automatically empowered his to Organize peace Conferences and Symposium across the Globe.

In his acceptance Speech, the elated Permanent Secretary expressed his Profound appreciation and grautitude to the United Nations Volunteers for the kind gesture, adding that the Award bestowed upon him was a mark of honour and recognition for his service to the Nation and the entire mankind. He further Commended the group for acknowledging and Complimenting his efforts in the promotion of the Goal 16 and 17 of the Sustainable Development Goals of the United Nations as codified in 2015, which emphasized the need to ” Strengthen the means of implementation and revitalize the global partnership for Sustainable Development”. ” as you can see, the presence of every one here today is about the partnership and inclusiveness”.

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Continuing, Sir Adesola Olusade said the President Bola Ahmed Tinubu led federal government was Committed to the actualization of the Sustainable Development Goals, as evident in his agenda and his ministerial mandate, which included ending poverty, promote inclusion, fight against Corruption and industrilization.

Sir Adesola Olusade who will be exiting public Service by the end of January 2024, after 35 years of meritorious Service, while addressing the media, Called on junior and upcoming Civil Servants to remain dedicatedly Committed to their duties, and also dedicates themselves to leaning to enable them develop their Careers by updating themselves with latest Skills, knowledge and information. ” as a civil Servant you must Speak from the point of information, not as someone that is not informed”, he admonished.

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Hear him, ” if you think the Civil Service is not worths given all, go try unemployment for few months, then you will understand what it means to be employed”.

The permanent Secretary also Called on the Nation’s youth to Contribute to National development and also Supports Government policies and Program, remain dedicated to Nation building and also reflects be embarking on any action and Course.

Earlier,Sir Adesola said that, as a human being after securing your basic needs of livelihood, which are Food and Shelter, the next thing was to seek for honour, prestige and build self-esteem, “so, I deemed it a great privilege and a worthy accomplishment”. He also pointed out that, the appointment as a’ Global Peace Diplomat’ was timely, in view of the fact that,it came at the time he was retiring from public service, saying that the Award would affords him the opportunity to do more for the Society, particularly,in the area of peace building and ensuring harmonious Coexistence.

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