Ogun State Governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun has joined other well meaning Nigerians to felicitate with Chief Olatunde Abudu who joined the league of nonagenarian.
Speaking at the birthday reception held in honour of the celebrant at the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidental Library in Abeokuta, Senator Amosun described him as a man of repute worthy of identifying with, owing to his meaningful contributions to the socio- economic development of Egbaland and the State.
The Governor, who was represented by his Deputy, Chief (Mrs.) Yetunde Onanuga noted that Chief Abudu’s philanthropic gestures had added positive values towards the actualisation of goals and aspirations of younger generations.
He urged the celebrant not to rest on his oars in complementing government’s efforts toward improving the lots of the people, praying to Almighty God to grant him long life to enable him live more meaningful and fulfilling life.
Extolling the celebrant’s virtues of generosity , brilliance and industrial drive , Chief Olusegun Obasanjo in his remark, said his bundle of talents did not only endeared many but also motivated people towards achieving success.
Also speaking, the Alake and Paramount Ruler of Egbaland , Oba Adedotun Aremu Gbadebo and the Osile of Oke- Ona , Oba (Dr.) Adedapo Tejuoso, who unveiled the autobiography of the celebrant, described him as a man of many parts, who takes the act of philanthropism so dear to his heart.