For regular road users of Ikeja round-about by Lagos State University Teaching Hospital, the diligent DTO of Ikeja Division, DSP Ayodeji Ayanwale, whose command of traffic at the popular spot is not a strange sight. Himself and his few officers, mainly women is always motorists’ delight during rush hours and peak periods as he cheerfully treats passersby to a delightful spectacle like and and strict to traffic offenders.
Saturday, March 7, was a turning point in Ayodeji’s life as he was rewarded with a special gift by the officer in charge of Lagos State Traffic, CSP Oriyomi Titilayo Oluwasanmi.
According to Oluwasanmi, “DSP Ayodeji, my entourage and I have come to appreciate you. We decided to come at the peak of traffic, to give you respite, so that you can have a little rest. I have been observing you since I took over as the State Traffic Officer .You have shown serious commitment in your duty. You are so dedicated that motorists call daily to commend you. I have come with a small gift to show you that we in traffic section, the Nigeria Police and good citizens of Nigeria love you. You are a pride to the police.”
Ayodeji who was delighted by the show of love, said she was not expecting the reward from her superior.