The Alake and Paramount Ruler of Egbaland, Oba Adedotun Gbadebo, has reaffirmed Egba enduring policy of pride and support for the Egbas and their friends who establsh and promote businesses that are beneficial to Egbaland.
Oba Adedotun Gbadebo, made the remarks while hosting the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Courtville Business Solution, and the Atunluse of Egbaland, Chief Ismail Akindele at the Ake Palace last Saturday (3 April, 2021).
The Alake disclosed that Egbaland was a most a safe destination for all genuine and Egba friendly businesses, adding that Courtville Business Solution, was both Egba and national friendly business, to be emulated by others.
The Egba Apex Monarch said since he advised the Atunluse of Egbaland, Chief Ismail Akindele three years ago, to relocate the company’s annual Easter retreat to Abeokuta, he had he had been doing so to the benefit of Egbaland and the company.
Oba Adedotun Gbadebo also commended the national composition of the Management and Staff of the company, urging them sustain total loyalty and belief in the leadership of the company.
Oba Gbadebo said he was very pleased and proud of Chief Ismail Akindele and his deputy Otunba Wale Sonaike, for their rebranding of heritage sites in Ake Palace, which started with the ancient and first Alake Palace, otherwise called Idi-Ere.
The Alake noted that the Courtville Business Solutions’ Rebranding of 105year old Ake Summer Gardens, was a most historical occasion.
The Ake Summer Gardens, comprising fine species of trees, birds, animals, etc, was founded by Alake, Sir Ladapo Ademola II, 1920-1962. The latest Rebranding of the Gardens featured, among others, A Male Parrot, an Almond and a special specie Trees, all the the three with 150 years life span.
Other facilities to add values to the century old Ake Summer Gardens are aquiarums whose colourful fishes can five for many years.
Commissioning the new facilities at the Gardens, Alake thanked Alatunse Ismail Akindele and his Deputy Otunba Ibrahim, for their love and initiative., praying that their company would continue to excel.
Earlier the Deputy CEO of the Courtville Business Solutions, Otunba Wale Sonaike, told the Alake and Egba Chiefs that the Company was most national in character and composition as well as services, with special affection for the Alake and Egbaland in general.
Otunba Wale Sonaike disclosed that the company annually organized Easter Retreat to reward and relax dedicated Management and Staff of the company.
The Deputy CEO said that 150 of them were in Ake Palace and Abeokuta for the retreat, some with their families, adding that Abeokuta was a most suitable and friendly destination.
He further revealed that the Staff comprised people from 22 States and reflected excellence in the operations of the company.
In his own remarks, the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Courtville Business Solutions, Atunluse Ismail Akindele said that his company would sustain its leadership in quality of service and support for culture and humanity.
Chief Akindele disclosed that Courtville Business Solution, which is listed on the Nigeria’s Stock Exchange, was not just another company, but a driver to other companies in Nigeria.
The Atunluse said that if any car was stolen in the country, it could be traced adding that his company collaborated and cooperated with security agencies like EFCC, DSS, the Police and others to achieve maximally.
Chief Akindele pledged that the Rebranding of cultural and historical sites would continue, including the restoration of the damaged second floor, called “Garret’ of the second Ake Palace, in order to preserve their values and history for posterity.
Egba High Chiefs that witnessed the occasion included Balogun Sikirillah Atobatele, Osi Olabode Mustapha, Seriki Tosin Fadare, Aare Ganiyu Babayeju, Baagbimo Akanni Akintunde, Bantun Kehinde Sofenwa and Aare Baaroyin Layi Labode