Aare Gani Adams Celebrates 49th Birthday In Grand Style
The Aare Ona Okakakanfo of Yoruba Land, Iba Gani Adams, hosted friends, associates, well wishers and family members to a merry making event in Lagos, in celebration of his 49th Birthday Anniversary.
Giving a goodwill message at the event, the President of Women Arise, Dr Joe Okei-Odumakin, recalled with bliss her relationship with the Generalissimo of Yoruba Land, spanning over 30 years, as it started at the level of Campaign for Democracy, CD and with other veterans of progressive democratic Struggles.
The likes of Chief MKO Abiola GCFR, Dr Bekololari Ransome-Kuti AKA Beko and others, saying that, Iba Adams is a fearless and dogged fighter for the Nigeria project. “Comrade Adams is a reliable ally that I could go to a battle with my eyes closed”. She concluded.
The epoch event, which drew well-wishers from within and outside the shores of Africa, had in attendance captains of industry, top government functionaries and traditional leaders. Among whom were the Oba of Lagos, Oba Ridwan Akinolu; The Alaafin of Oyo Kingdom, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi, Iku Baba yeye, Igba keji orisa; Zaki of Arigidi Akoko, HRM Oba Yisa Olanipekun; The Commander, Nigeria Civil Defence Safety Corps,NSCDC, Lagos State and a host of others.
Prof. Derin Ologbenla, Senior Lecturer, Dept of Pol. Science, University of Lagos, UNILAG. Prof. Tunde Babawale, Senior Lecturer, Dept of Political Science, UNILAG were also among the guests and dignitaries that attended the event.
By Dare Gbadebo