A man who has made important waves in community development, youth inclusiveness, and good governance in Ikorodu Division and Lagos State is Comrade Samson Bisiriyu.
Comrade Samson Oluwagbemiga Babatunde Bisiriyu is a Leader, Motivational Speaker, Pathfinder, Life Coach, Lay Preacher, Farmer, and dynamic Public and Private Administrator. The CEO Samsun Concept and General Services. Samson was born on Monday, 3rd of June, 1985 into the Rademo Ruling house, Jiboro, Shittu Abatialapa, and AJASA Lamberu family of Ikorodu Division.
Samson is the Convener of Ikorodu Division Youth Summit the largest Youth gathering in the Ikorodu Division. Also Executive Director, Ikorodu Division Youths Initiative one of the indigenous Youth Civil Society Organisations in Lagos certified by the Federal Republic of Nigeria through CAC with the aim of creating career development for Ikorodu Division Youth and promoting youth inclusiveness in governance.
Samson is the Convener of Ikorodu Division NotTooYoungToRun, African youth advocacy for young leaders.
Samson holds many training and awards both home and abroad in Community service Development and professional services.
Samson had his elementary education from Methodist Primary school and United High School, in 1996 and 2003 respectively. He received Ordinary Diploma (OND) in Business Studies 2006 and his Higher Diploma and Master in Public Administration from The Polytechnic Ibadan, and Ladoke Akintola University Oyo State 2012 and 2016 respectively through Scholarship from government and some well-meaning Nigerians.
Chartered and Associate Member of Local Government and Public Administration of Nigeria 2012. Project management Diploma UK 2009.
Samson worked briefly in the Revenue department of Ikorodu Local government before he joined First Bank Nigeria (General Services Department, Head Office ) in 2007 where he served till 2013 when he left the banking sector in the bid to contribute to his society.
Samson served diligently as NYSC Corp Member with Cross River State and was privileged to served as one of the Administrative Aides to the Executive Chairman Ikom Local Government.
Hon Pastor Sandee Ayiba Ayiba. Due to Samson’s passionate service to the people of Ikom and Cross River State, he was given State Award and offered the position of Special Assistance to then Hon Roy Ndoma Egba ( Special Adviser to Governor Imoke On Community development and Social Welfare). Samson made voluntary returns back to his motherland Ikorodu after due consideration to offer his best service to the state and his community in 2015.
Samson is not only a community activist but also a committed youth leader and Children Sunday school teacher.
He served his Church (Methodist church Ita-elewa) tremendously in many capacities, from Youth President to Diocesan Officer and National Delegate on different National assignments.
Award and Recognition
- 1. Cross River State Outstanding Corp’s Member of the Year ( State Award)
- 2. A Role Model of The Youth from Cathedral Youth Fellowship (PBMC)
- 3. Most Influential Student from Seed of Africa Club, The Polytechnic Ibadan.
- 4. The Most Philanthropist Personality by Department of Public Administration and Local Government Students, The Polytechnic Ibadan.
Currently, he works with the Lagos State Internal Revenue Service (LIRS) head office.
Samson is a prince from Rademo Ruling house, Jiboro, Shittu Abatialapa, and Ajasa Lamberu family from Ikorodu Division, Lagos State.
Samson has not stopped helping young people in achieving their dreams and serving humanity.