Egba Heritage Foundation To Be Formally Launched On Saturday, 26 February, 2022 at OOPL.

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The Egba Heritage Foundation is to be formally launched tomorrow, Saturday, 26th of February, 2022 at the Obasanjo Presidential Library, (OOPL) Main Auditorium, Kuto, Abeokuta, beginning from 10am.

The Alake and Paramount Ruler of Egbaland, His Majesty, Oba Adedotun Aremu Gbadebo, would be the Royal Father of the day.

That Egba Apex Monarch is the Grand Patron of the Foundation while the Patrons of the Foundation are the Osile Oke-Ona Egba, the Agura of Gbagura and Olowu of Owu.

The Foundation’s President, Chief Zents Sowunmi, the Bada Tayese of Egbaland, disclosed to the Newsflagship that, the occasion would also feature Awards of Excellence to deserving Egba Compatriots, live and posthumous.

Among the deserving Egba Compatriots to be honoured with Awards of Excellence are the Co-Founders of one of the first Nigeria’s generation Commercial and Professional Colleges, the Lisabi Grammar School, Chief Joseph and Chief (Mrs) Victoria Popoola who would receive posthumous Honours.

Also in Posthumous Award category would be late Chief Tunji Odegbami.

Others include the first female President of NACCIMA and the Iyalode of Egbaland, Chief (Mrs) Alaba Lawson, the founder of the Crescent University, Abeokuta, Judge Jabbar Bolasodun Ajibola, SAN; Professor (Commander) Ebenezer Obey; D.I.G Babatunde Kokumo, Chief Patrick Ilo and Dr. Kehinde Khadijat Kadiri.

The Iya Suna of Yewa and Egbaland, Chief Adijat Kubura Adebisi Edionseri, are among deserving Egba Patriots, billed for the Egba Heritage Foundation Award for tomorrow, Saturday 26 February, 2022, at the OOPL, Abeokuta.

Egba Heritage Foundation was founded and registered in Nigeria with Corporate Office at the Centenary Hall, Ake Abeokuta, as well as in the United States of America, with membership and branches in the USA Europe and Nigeria.

Its convener is the Bada Tayese of Egbaland, Chief Zents K Sowunmi.

Heles Amery

 

 

 

 


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