Omu-Aran to honour Nigeria’s information minister, Lai Mohammed, Bishop Oyedepo, Rep Ajuloopin, others


Nigeria information minister, Lai Mohammed


The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, Bishop David Oyedepo of Living Faith Church Worldwide, and Rep. Tunji Ajuloopin are to receive awards at the Golden Jubilee anniversary of Omu-Aran Social Club.

Chief Jide Adebayo, the chairman of the publicity and media committee said this in a statement issued and made available to newsmen on Sunday in Omu-Aran

Our Correspondent,said that the club is a premier socio-cultural organisation in Omu-Aran, Kwara.

Adebayo, a former Acting Managing Director of NAN, said that others to be honoured include the Olomu of Omu-Aran, Oba Oladele Adeoti; Olofa of Offa, Oba Mufutau Gbadamosi

Also to be honoured are; a former Group Managing Director of SIFAX Group, Aro Oyinloye, and medical expert, Prof. Wale Sulyman.

Others are an industrialist, Saka Atunde, Prof. Olabisi Olasehinde-Williams of the University of Ilorin, former Military Administrator of Osun and Bauchi States, retired Col. Theophilus Bamigboye

Others also include, Hajia Bola Yusuf of KAMWIRE Holdings and former Deputy Governor of Kogi, Yomi Awoniyi.

The award ceremony is part of activities to mark the club’s 50th anniversary holding between January this year.

The club, according to the statement, would also donate bedding materials to the General Hospital in the town as well as hold a public lecture at the Omu-Aran City Complex.

The lecture is to be delivered by a lawyer and politician, Akogun Iyiola Oyedepo titled: “The Igbominas in the Socio-economic and Political Life of Nigeria: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow.”

He said that the club would also lay the foundation of a N200 million Multi-purpose Hall at Ogbo Grammar School, Omu-Aran, under the chairmanship of House of Representatives member, Tunji Ajuloopin.

Adebayo said the 50th anniversary celebration would feature a gala night and a thanksgiving service on Friday and Sunday respectively.

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