Agege Produces First Female Speaker of 5th Lagos State Youth Paliament


Rt. Hon. Soniregun Maria Itunu became the first female speaker of the 5th Lagos State Youth Parliament as an Agege Native.

She is the youngest honourable at the 5th Assembly of the Lagos Youth Paliament and she represents Agege constituency 1.

Itunu is an undergraduate of LASU and a former Asst. Head Girl of Govt. Senior College, Agege.

Her emergence was fully supported by the Rt. Hon. Speaker.

Itunuoluwa Soniregun’s victory as the youngest and first female speaker of the 5th Lagos State Youth Parliament is a testament to her resilience and dedication. Throughout her journey, she has proven herself to be a disciplined and focused young leader.

In her acceptance speech, she pledged to work towards positive change and effective representation of youth interests in Lagos state.

She also expressed her gratitude to the Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Mudashiru Obasa; the Commissioner for Youth of Lagos State, Mobolaji Ogunlende; and Vice Chairman of Agege, Hon. Oluwagbenga Abiola. She also acknowledged the first female Speaker of the Nigerian Youth Parliament, Azeezat Yishawu, whom she regards as a role model.

She concluded her speech by emphasizing the importance of unity, hard work, and perseverance, and urged her fellow youth to always dream big and never give up on their goals. With her inspiring words, Speaker Soniregun has set the stage for a new era of youth leadership in Lagos state, and she is determined to make a positive impact on her community and beyond.

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