It was the gathering of creme de la creme of dignitaries at the Induction of top personalities into the Hall of fame as part of activities to mark the 40th anniversary of Edo state owned Ambrose Ali University, Ekpoma.
The entrance to the venue of the event attracted tens of students as they danced with AAU cultural
Business tycoon and Philanthropist, Chief leemon Ikpea who was represented by frontline Politician, Pastor Osagie Ize-iyamu, on Thursday became the cynosure of all eyes at the 40th anniversary celebration and induction into the hall of fame of Ambrose Alli University (AAU) Ekpoma.
His entrance into the venue of the event attracted tens of students as they danced to music rendition by AAU’s cultural troupe to welcomed into the arena invited guests and we’ll wishers.
Others inducted are Politician and Business man, Bar Ken Imasuagbon; Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, Ndidi Elumelu.
Ikpea was represented by the Edo state 2020 governorship election candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr Osagie Ize-Iyamu.
Ikpea said the award was a call to continue to do more of what he is doing for humanity.
He said his vision of a viable country remain unchanged with institutions like AAU producing quality manpower.
On his part, Imansuagbon who dedicated his award in memory of the late founder, said that he was motivated by the selfless service the founder of the school, Professor Ambrose Alli.
“Alli never built empires for himself but look what has become of his name today. What are we in this generation going to live for our children.”?
In a Goodwill message, Olumelu who is an alma mata of the university said the Industry of the management and staff of the School have made them excell in their various field.
In his address, Ag Vice Chancellor of the University, Professor Benson Osadolor, said the award and induction into the school’s hall of fame was to celebrate persons who in several ways impacted on the development of the university.
It will be recalled that Oil magnate and GMD Lee Engineering Construction Limited, Chief leemon Ikpea was honored at Vanguard Personality Award of the Year as “Business Man of the Year 2020/2021” for his contribution in key sectors of the economy which includes Oil and Gas, Aviation, Real Estate and Employment Generation.
The State Governor, Godwin Obaseki who was represented by the Deputy Chief of Staff, Deputy Governor,’s Office, Jimoh Ijegbai said the plan of his administration is to make AAU one of the top five universities in the world.
Oyetola greets wife on her birthday
Governor of Osun, Mr. Adegboyega Oyetola, has joined family and well-wishers of his wife and Osun First Lady, Mrs. Kafayat Olaitan to celebrate her on her birthday and their wedding anniversary.
In a statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Ismail Omipidan, Oyetola described the wife as a leading inspiration to girls and women in Osun in particular and the country at large.
Oyetola further said: “Today, I celebrate your humility, your love for people, your passion for humanity and your kindness towards the larger society, especially the vulnerable, the women and the girl child who you champion through your pet project, the Ilerioluwa Development Initiative.
“We thank the Almighty Allah for His Divine Grace and Mercy in the last six decades plus two of your life and His Guidance, Direction and Provision since He joined us together, 39 years ago. Happy birthday to you, Olaitan.”
Southern Senators Forum Celebrates Tinubu @ 70.
The Chairman of Southern Senators Forum, Senator Opeyemi Bamidele, has celebrated the National leader of All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, as he clocks 70 years saying his footprint in politics and business world can never be altered.
Bamidele in a signed statement described Tinubu as a kind-hearted politician who has touched human lives not only in Nigeria but across the globe.
He therefore prayed for Asiwaju Tinubu for God to grant him his heart desires and blessings on this special birthday.
The statement reads, “Today, we are not only celebrating your birthday, but we are celebrating your footprint in politics and in the business world, which can never be altered.
“It is a popular secret that you are a kind hearted politician who has touched many lives beyond the shores of this country.
” As you are celebrating your 70 years birthday today, we wish you the very best and we pray that God will grant your heart desires and divine blessings on this your special birthday.”
Osinbajo, Gbajabiamila, Akeredolu salutes for Tinubu at 70
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, Speaker of House of Representatives Femi Gbajabiamila and Ondo State Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu have congratulated Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu on his 70th birthday today, praying God would grant him strength, wisdom and favour.
According to the Vice President, “it gives Dolapo and I great pleasure to send you our heartfelt birthday felicitations. And it is a unique one indeed; the Platinum Jubilee and the completion of yet another remarkable decade.”
In a statement personally signed by Prof Osinbajo, he commended the former Governor’s service to the nation in different capacities, Prof. Osinbajo joined “the entire family, friends and associates to celebrate you on your 70th birthday and we pray that as your days, so shall your strength, wisdom and favour with God be.”
Also Speaker of the House of Representatives Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila has paid glowing tributes to the national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, on his 70th birthday.
He said the Jagaban of Borgu kingdom has demonstrated an uncommon and unyielding commitment to a progressive and prosperous Nigeria.
The speaker noted with delight Tinubu’s invaluable contributions to Nigeria’s democracy in the past decades, saying he has unmatched credentials.
With these, Tinubu’s services to his fatherland are most needed at a time like this, the speaker stated further.
Speaker Gbajabiamila recalled how Tinubu used his acumen to turn things around in Lagos State when he served as governor for eight years.
Referring to Tinubu as the pillar of modern developmental strides in Lagos State, Gbajabiamila said he believes the APC national leader will go down in history as one of the best and most impactful democrats Nigeria has had.
Meanwhile, Ondo State Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu has rejoiced with the former Lagos State Governor and National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu on his 70th birthday.
Governor Akeredolu hailed Asiwaju Tinubu’s resilience and commitment to creating standard in party politics and investment in political leadership.
“On this auspicious occasion of your 70th birthday, we salute your efforts and dedication to Nation Building and National Development. You are a man of many parts with legendary contributions to the development of our dear country.
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