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How I planned to survive after my political office term – Hon. Modupe Ogundeyi


Photo : Modupe Ogundeyi during the opening of her restaurant


By Edith Igbokwe

To create a permanent opportunity for   generating income after leaving office as Supervisory Councillor, Hon. Mrs. Modupe Ogundeyi sad she has opened a bar/restaurant as a fall back investment.

Ogundeyi is the incumbent Supervisory Councillor for Women Affairs and Poverty Alleviation (WAPA) Oshodi-Isolo Local Government.

She reiterated that the business venture would serve as a permanent source of income while she leaves her political career in 2021.

Ogundeyi noted that she once owned a restaurant which she stopped running as at the time she joined politics, disclosing that she could not cope combining the two careers.

Meanwhile, she said she decided to start up the business ahead of 2021 when she will be leaving the office.

“My daughter will be in charge for now while I supervise the activities till when I  will be fully ready to take over,” she said.

Speaking during the opening ceremony and commissioning of the business venture, the council chairman, Hon. Bolaji Muse-Ariyoh commended her for starting a business before the end of her four years in office as he prayed for the success of the business.

Also speaking, the council leader, Hon. Rasheed Obasa, who declared the business opened by cutting the tape, applauded the effort of Ogundeyi.

He described the councillor’s effort as the best idea worthy of emulation by other politicians.

He noted that other big politicians have their one private businesses, saying doing business does not and should not affect participating in politics.