Family, Friends Celebrate Elder Emmanuel Adelabu, Teacher, Administrator, God – Fearing Patriarch At 80

Wale Jagun It was a 3 days of memorable grand celebration for Elder (Oloye) Emmanuel Olawale Adelabu, the Olukotun of Lanlate town in Oyo State, Southwest, Nigeria, as children, family members and friends celebrated the life of the educationist, administrator, church leader, Community developer and traditional leader who clocked 80 years in grand style on Thursday, April 28, 2022. Heralding ‘Baba’, as the revered celebrant is fondly called, entry into the Octogenarian Club was a well planned and executed early morning surprise performance by a traditional music group which woke…

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Children, Family, Friends Celebrate Elder (Mrs) Maria Faniyi At 70

Kunle Adelabu It was a day of honour for Mrs Maria Ashabi Faniyi, popularly called , ‘Iya Elepo’, a senior member of the the United African Methodist Church (UAMC), Eleja, Igbogbo, on Saturday, March 6, 2021, as children, family members and friends gathered to celebrate her 70th birthday anniversary. The celebrant is a devoted Christian, lovable mother and popular community woman. The party held at her home at Ayegbami in Igbogbo was attended by the chieftains of the Olu – Odo family, Providence Society, Ladies Christian Guild, Yewa Sisters Club,…

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Royal Fathers, Lagos CJ, Other Dignitaries Celebrate Agbaakin Elesho At 70

Kunle Adelabu Sir (Otunba) Comrade Ayodele Elesho, KJW, the Agbaakin of Ikorodu and former Commissioner for Information, Lagos State, on Tuesday, January 12, 2021, celebrated his 70th birthday with a special birthday church service. The service, which  was held at the Patriarch Bolaji Cathedral Methodist Church, Ita – Elewa, Ikorodu, was attended by royal fathers in Ikorodu Division and Ogijo among who were His Majesties Oba Kabir Shotobi, the Ayangbure of Ikorodu, Oba Semiudeen Kasali, the Adeboruwa of Igbogbo, Oba Bashir Sotonwa, the Sekumade of Ipakodo and Oba Gbadamosi, the…

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Photos: Award – Winning Retired Principal, Alhaja Abiodun Ogunniyi Celebrates Diamond Jubilee

It was yet another day of honour for the retired and former Principal of the premier college in Ikorodu Division, Oriwu College, Ikorodu, Alhaja Abiodun Sherifat Ogunniyi, as selected family members, friends, colleagues, associates and well – wishers gathered to celebrate her 60th birthday anniversary on the last day of 2020. Guests at the well – organized, colourful but restricted birthday party, which was held the Elepe Estate, lkorodu, were also selected from former students of the award – winning school administrator. THE IMPACT gathered that the restricted invitation was…

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Tortuga Frigate Treats Members, Families To Awesome Beach Party

Kunle Adelabu It was a deserving end of the year party for members of the Tortuga Frigate of the BAN-BC72 Alpha Galleon, and their families as they gathered at the Barracuda Beach and Resort, Lekki, Lagos, on Sunday, December 27, 2020, to unwind. The memorable party took off around 8am with a marathon humanitarian, sanitation and community campaigns by members of the group at the Treasure Lounge and Bar, along Lagos road, lkorodu, after which the members alongside their families moved from Ikorodu, by road and through Lagos road, Yaba,…

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Tope Sunmola Celebrates 40th Birthday, Plans More Political, Charity Engagements

Kunle Adelabu Lady Sunmola Temitope Oluwakemi, a former aide to the late Senator representing the Lagos East Senatorial District, Sen. Adebayo Osinowo, has revealed that she wants to engage more in politics and charity work in the next 40 years of her life. The sweet-looking politician who celebrated her 40th birthday anniversary at 1, Oyekan Street, Ibeshe in Igbogbo/Bayeku Local Council Development Council in Ikorodu Division, on Saturday, December 19, 2020, stated this to THE IMPACT while revealing her plans for the next 40 years. Some of the dignitaries that…

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Photos: Godwin Olaoluwa, A Community Activist, Economist Marks 40th Birthday

Wale Jagun Mr Oke Godwin Olaoluwa,  an Economist, social media activist, analyst, community developer and one of the brains behind the first Ikorodu Economic Summit, turned 40 on Wednesday, November 18, 2020. Family members, friends, youth leaders and associates gathered at the Olu – Odo home of  the amiable and cerebral young celebrant to honor and celebrate him. At the occasion were Otunba Ganiyu Olusegun Abiru, Chairman, Ikorodu – Oga Development Association, Mr Seun Elesho, President, Ikorodu Heroes and a senior staff of the Lagos Internal Revenue Service (LIRS), Mr…

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Mrs Dorcas Temidire Adeniji Celebrates 50th Birthday ln Grand Style

Wale Jagun It was indeed a celebration of a humble woman, a nurse, mother, disciplinarian and good Christian, Mrs Dorcas Temidire Adeniji, when family members, political figures, community developers, youth leaders, friends and well – wishers gathered on Saturday, October 24, 2020, for her 50th birthday. Many that spoke about the celebrant at the event included the Lord Bishop Rt. Revd. M.J. Toyi, Bishop of the United African Methodist Church (UAMC), Eleja, Chief Adenrele Olowu, Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Builder Sesan Daini, Executive Chairman of the Igbogbo/Bayeku…

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Oba Kasali Marks Birthday With Prayers

Kunle Adelabu The Adeboruwa of Igbogbo, His Royal Majesty Oba (Barr.) Semiudeen Orimadegun Kasali, marked his birthday on Tuesday, October 20, 2020, in Igbogbo with prayers. At the ceremony held at the Adeboruwa palace in Igbogbo were Christians, Muslims and traditional leaders who all offered prayers for the royal father, Igbogbo Kingdom, lkorodu Division, Lagos and Nigeria in Nigeria. Among the eminent personalities that graced the occasion were Hon. (Builder) Sesan Daini, Chairman, Igbogbo/Bayeku LCDA, Hon. Adebimpe Akinsola, former acting Commissioner Tourism and Special Adviser to the Governor of Lagos…

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Photos: Alhaja Abiodun Ogunniyi Retires 35 Years After Meritorious, Excellent Service To Humanity

Kunle Adelabu Alhaja Abiodun Serifat Ogunniyi, who entered the Lagos State Civil Service in 1985 as a teacher in the premier college in Ikorodu Division, Oriwu College (now Oriwu Senior Model College), has successfully retired as a Principal of the same school. It was a deserving Pen’s Down ceremony as royal fathers, eminent personalities, top civil service functionaries, teachers, students and former students among many others graced the  memorable event held at the Oriwu Model College, Ikorodu. Tributes were showered on the retired school administrator, teacher of teachers, Principal of…

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