“The Leadership quality of Kabiyesi, love for youth empowerment and his strong passion for the socio-economic development of Osun State in general and that of Ile-Ife are highly commendable and have been once again openly demonstrated with the historic commissioning of these two important Business Centres. We couldn’t do otherwise than to say “Kudos for taking these giant steps”
OYAKHAMOH Y. CARL-ABU’BAKAR | AUGUST 10, 2021
Agbarijo Egbe Odo Yoruba (Grand Council of Yoruba Youths) has sent a message of goodwill to His Royal Majesty, Arole Odu’a, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ojaja II, Ooni of Ife, on the successful inauguration of Ife Grand Resort and Industrial Park by the Governor Gboyega Oyetola of Osun State.
In a statement dated August 9th, 2021 and sent to Pegasus Reporters by Comrade Bamiji on behalf of the group, he said that “the Leadership quality of Kabiyesi, love for youth empowerment and his strong passion for the socio-economic development of Osun State in general and that of Ile-Ife are highly commendable and have been once again openly demonstrated with the historic commissioning of these two important Business Centres. We couldn’t do otherwise than to say “Kudos for taking these giant steps”.
In a related statement, the group also congratulated Ola-Oni who clocks 78 years recently, Osun state deputy governor who celebrates his 56th years birthday anniversary, and Comrade Moses Olafare, on his induction as fellow, The statement reads:
We are very happy to identify and rejoice wholeheartedly with the following civil society and political leaders of our time on their birthday anniversaries: Comrade (Mrs) Kehinde Ola-Oni and her twin Sister, (Mrs) Taiwo Adesida @78. Both are fondly referred to Ola-Oni Beauty Queens after jointly winning Miss West in June 7, 1965, which was the first Beauty Peagent in the old Western Region of Nigeria; Osun State Deputy Governor, Benedict Olugboyega Alabi @56 and the immediate past Speaker of Osun State, Rt (Hon) Najeemdeen Folasayo Salam, alias Iwaloye @56.
“We thank God for your individual lives, for being the People’s Advocates, quintessential leaders and trailblazers in your respective fields. Therefore, to you all, we say many Happy Returns”
The group also felicitated with the honours recently bestowed on Comrade Moses Olafare.
“We felicitate our dear friend of decades and the spokesperson of Ooni of Ife, Comrade Moses Olafare, on his induction as a Fellow, Fourth Estate Professional Society, alongside other top journalists in Nigeria, which was held last Thursday, inside Subomi Balogun Conference Centre, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Oyo State. Like I told you earlier, Oye a mo’ri. Bo rire kan Ore mi, emi gan gan lori re kan o”.
On the solemn side, the group mourns the passage of these friends and associates who departed to the Lord recently.
“Solemnly, we are now sympathizing with the families, friends, associates and the respective State Governors of the following departed souls, Edo born business magnate, philanthropist, politician and Chairman, Ocean Marine Solutions (OMS), Captain Hosa Wells Okubo, who died at 64; former General Overseer of the Foursquare Gospel Church, Rev Dr. Wilson Badejo, passed on at 74; our Senior and revolutionary Comrade, a Lanlete born rights’ activist, NANS Pioneer President, Danladi Sunday Oladele, a.k.a Lado, who bade this sinful world farewell, days after Yaba College of Technology approved his Certificate, 40 years after Graduation; and Ayefele publicist who doubles as the General Manager, Fresh FM, Ado Ekiti, David Ajiboye”
Comrade Bamiji while expressing shock over the deaths, said the group is taking solace in the divine will and unquestionability of the act of God.
“The news of their deaths came as a rude shock but we took solace in the fact that everything happened according to the knowledge of Almighty God.
“May their gentle souls rest in peace”
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