Akinwumi Ambode, the Executive Governor of Lagos State has accepted to serve as the Patron of the Lagos State Scout Council.
The Lagos State Scout Council is a leading voluntary organization that was established for the sole purpose of inculcating virtues of discipline, leadership and community service in youths.
Mr. Ambode said he considered it an honour to serve in that capacity and that he is accepting the position with all sense of humility. Governor Ambode believes that such organisations are pivotal to national survival.
Governor Ambode said “Voluntary Youth Organisations such as the Boys Scouts, Girls Guide, Brigade – Boys and Girls, Sheriff Guard, Red Cross and others whose programmes promote unity and peaceful co-existence are critical to the survival, growth and development of our nation”.