The National Deputy Chairman of Association of Local Government Vice Chairmen of Nigeria, and Vice Chairman of Ikorodu Local Government, Hon. Princess Folashade Olabanji Oba has felicitated with the founder of Asiwaju Progressive Forum, Hon. Jelili Adewale Adeogun on his birthday.

Speaking during the 57th birthday of Adeogun in Abeokuta, Ogun State, Olabanji Oba said that “I give God all the glory for sparing our lives to celebrate with my brother, Hon. Adewale Adeogun on the occasion of his birthday.

“I wish him greater height, and today’s celebration is unique because Hon. Adeogun dedicated this edifice to humanity.

“He also specially dedicated his 57th birthday to our principal and the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), His Excellency, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu.

“It’s my hope and prayer that from May 2023, Asiwaju would be the President of our great country, we would then see the Nigeria we all hoped for; a better, and greater Nigeria.”

Arabinrin Folashade Olabanji-Oba, Vice Chairman, Ikorodu Local Govt

Princess Olabanji Oba stressed that it was all about continuity, especially at this moment where so many challenges are currently being faced by the country, while emphasing that there was a need to prioritize good leadership and peaceful transition, adding that the unity of the country is not negotiable.

“I am happy and elated for the passion, zeal and the love of the people that reign in the heart of Adeogun.

“I believe that Hon. Adeogun and I are from the school of Jagaban and Hon. Adeogun’s loyalty to our great party and Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu is unquantifiable,” she said.

The Ikorodu Vice Chairman then urged the celebrant to continue to be the best and do it diligently, passionately and advised him that Nigeria should be paramount on his mind and that he should join hands with others to ensure that Nigeria becomes great.

Princess Olabanji Oba said further that Hon. Adeogun is reliable, infatigable, ever ready and passionate about people, humanity, diligent, and that they had been in different platforms as progressives for almost two decades.

“You can’t be a good leader if you are not a good follower.

“When we talk about followership, there are so many things we both have in common, but there’s one that’s undeniable, we both have one dynamic leader, leader of leaders per excellence, a pathfinder, His Excellency Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, the governor emeritus of Lagos state and by the grace of Almighty Allah incoming Oresident of Nigeria in 2023,” she said.

Hon. Olabanji-Oba emphasised that they had been on the issue for sometime now, and that she was excited, when Hon. Adeogun called and informed her that he was going to mark his birthday, and that he would dedicate everything to Asiwaju Bola Tinubu.

Founder, APF/Celebrant , Hon. Adewale Adeogun and Hon. Princess Folashade Olabanji-Oba

“I wasn’t surprised because both of us pray for our leader, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu. My prayer is that God would honour you, bless the work of your hand, and meet you at the point of your need.

“When you are in need of help, help would come for you in Jesus name,” she said.


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