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The celebrant, Chairman, Laofem Nigeria Limited and Vice President of the Nigerian Wrestling Federation, Alhaji Alao Adenekan, during his 70th birthday celebration- Photo: TRADE NEWSWIRE (www.tradenewswire.net).

Happy birthday: Prince F.A.B. Adenekan celebrates 70 years modestly-classical

The celebrant, Chairman, Laofem Nigeria Limited and Vice President of the Nigerian Wrestling Federation, Alhaji Alao Adenekan, during his 70th birthday celebration on Saturday in Lagos – Photo: TRADE NEWSWIRE (www.tradenewswire.net).

{TRADE NEWSWIRE): Yoruba Language (Bi o ba ye eni ki a wi, o ye Alao Adenekan, ni ojo nkan eye re, gege ni o n se bi oba) English meaning (If an honour showered on a person is deserving and befitting, lets acknowledge so, it was indeed a deserving honour for Alao Adenekan on his birthday party, as his personality carriage and dancing steps was majestically on point like that of a king), TRADE NEWSWIRE reports.

Our highly-revered Yoruba elders say: (Eti ti o ba gbo alo, o ye ki a fun ni  abo) English meaning (The people- ears that were informed when one was embarking on a journey equally deserved to be told when one is back from the journey).

The Chairman, Laofem Nigeria Limited and Vice President of the Nigerian Wrestling Federation, Alhaji Alao  Adenekan, has celebrated his 70 years birthday in a modest and classical way on Saturday in Lagos, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports.

Prince Adenekan, a descendant of Oba Onika-mogu, the then 14th Alake of the Egbas, who reigned at Orile Ake- Egba forest, the original homestead of the Egba nation and a former National Officer of the Federal Road Safety Corps, Special Marshal celebrated the birthday, which he decided to mark ‘homely’ with members of his family, neigbours and some of his friends.

Some of his friends in attendance were Alhaji Shamsudeen Alamu Olalekan Koleoso, the Chairman, Koleteck Nigeria Limited and Samkol Gardens, Idimu Lagos, who is also the Baaloro of Gbagura Land, Egbaland; Former National Coordinator, Federal Road Safety Corps, Special Marshal, Aare Bisi Lawal, who is also the Otunba Muwagun of Itasin Imobi-Ijebu, South East; Chief Executive Officer & Managing Director, Goodmorning Petroleum Limited, Alhaji Mubashir Salau; and the Managing Director, Abiok Publicity Limited, Alhaji Jimoh Lawal.

The celebrant, Chairman, Laofem Nigeria Limited and Vice President of the Nigerian Wrestling Federation, Alhaji Alao Adeneka;, and his wife Alhaja Latifat Adenekan, during his 70th birthday celebration on Saturday in Lagos- Photo: TRADE NEWSWIRE (www.tradenewswire.net).

The State Coordinator, F.R.S.C, Special Marshal, RS2.1, Lagos, Mr. Olusola Olojede; Former Deputy State Coordinator, F.R.S.C, Special Marshal, RS2.1, Lagos, Honourable Kunle Onifade; A Legal Practitioner, Mr. Ade Jones of Olugbemiga A. Jones & Co, were also in attendance.

Family members in attendance included his aunties; Alhaja Abibatu Fasanya and Mrs. C.A Majiyabge-the eldest, both siblings are Adenekan’s maternal relatives and are equally paternal relatives of His Royal Majesty, The Alake and Paramount Ruler of Egbaland, Oba Adedotun Gbadebo- their nephew, explanatorily- both are step junior sisters to the mother of The Alake of Egbaland, who was the eldest daughter of their father, the then popular Cocoa Merchant in Ikopa, Abeokuta, known as Alfa Mustafa Odejimi.

From L-R: Celebrant sisters, who are also Aunts to His Royal Majesty, The Alake and Paramount Ruler of Egbaland, Oba Adedotun Gbadebo – Mrs. C.A Majiyabge and Alhaja Abibatu Fasanya ; the celebrant- Chairman, Laofem Nigeria Limited and Vice President of the Nigerian Wrestling Federation, Alhaji Alao Adenekan; Madam Fausat; and wife of the celebrant Alhaja Latifat Adenekan, during his 70th birthday celebration on Saturday in Lagos- Photo: TRADE NEWSWIRE (www.tradenewswire.net).

While not exempting Madam Fausat, another maternal relative member of Adenekan, whose mother (Iya Sokoto); Prince Adenekan’s mother (Iya Onijogi) and the above mentioned Alhaja Abibatu Fasanya and Mrs. C.A Majiyabge’s mother (Iya Ago-Ijebu) were siblings from same father and mother.

Meanwhile, the catering service was delivered by Benis Party Consultant, managed by Mrs. Agunbiade Bukky, who offered a tantalizing buffet menu treat to the satisfaction of guests.

The celebrant Alhaji Alao Adenekan who is also the Otun of Itoko Muslims, Egbaland; his wife Alhaja Latifat Adenekan and the entire family thanked the Almighty Allah for his grace so far, well-wishers who celebrated Prince Adenekan’s 70th birthday on social media platforms, through phone calls/messages and those who attended the homely party that we will all live longer to witness more years on earth in good health and enjoy the fruits of our labour in peace amin.

From L-R: Celebrant sisters, who are also Aunts to His Royal Majesty, The Alake and Paramount Ruler of Egbaland, Oba Adedotun Gbadebo – Mrs. C.A Majiyabge and Alhaja Abibatu Fasanya being neck-curdled by the celebrant- Chairman, Laofem Nigeria Limited and Vice President of the Nigerian Wrestling Federation, Alhaji Alao Adenekan; while Madam Fausat, also a sister to the celebrant cracked jokes during Prince Adenekan’s 70th birthday celebration on Saturday in Lagos – Photo: TRADE NEWSWIRE (www.tradenewswire.net).

The celebrant, Chairman, Laofem Nigeria Limited and Vice President of the Nigerian Wrestling Federation, Alhaji Alao Adenekan flanked by Alhaja Latifat Adenekan, as he stepped out to the dancing floor during his 70th birthday celebration on Saturday in Lagos – Photo: TRADE NEWSWIRE (www.tradenewswire.net).

From L-R: The celebrant, Chairman, Laofem Nigeria Limited and Vice President of the Nigerian Wrestling Federation, Alhaji Alao Adeneka; and his friend Alhaji Shamsudeen Alamu Olalekan Koleoso, the Chairman, Koleteck Nigeria Limited and Samkol Gardens, Idimu Lagos, who is also the Baaloro of Gbagura Land, Egbaland, during Prince Adenekan’s 70th birthday celebration  on Saturday in Lagos- Photo: TRADE NEWSWIRE (www.tradenewswire.net).

(ORIKI IDILE ADENEKAN) PRAISE POETRY OF ADENEKAN’S CLAN

Ika Mogu

Omo Alaaja

Omo afi oje se eye

Omo atan ina je isu

Omo Arokunnukunnu se genegene

Omo awu ile wu owo

Omo awu ile se oro

Omo a se ojo ki o to se akin

Omo a se alo siwaju ija

Omo bi won ba be e ki o ma gbo

Ika Ilara

Ilara gbagba

Ki ari aso ro

Ki ari Ile yanka

Ki ari omitutu se adiye

From L-R: The celebrant, Chairman, Laofem Nigeria Limited and Vice President of the Nigerian Wrestling Federation, Alhaji Alao Adenekan; and his friend; Former National Coordinator, Federal Road Safety Corps, Special Marshal, Aare Bisi Lawal, who is also the Otunba Muwagun of Itasin Imobi-Ijebu, South East, during Prince Adenekan’s 70th birthday celebration on Saturday in Lagos- Photo: TRADE NEWSWIRE (www.tradenewswire.net).

From L-R: The celebrant, Chairman, Laofem Nigeria Limited and Vice President of the Nigerian Wrestling Federation, Alhaji Alao Adenekan; his wife Alhaja Latifat Adenekan; and his friend Alhaji Shamsudeen Alamu Olalekan Koleoso, the Chairman, Koleteck Nigeria Limited and Samkol Gardens, Idimu Lagos, who is also the Baaloro of Gbagura Land, Egbaland, during Prince Adenekan’s 70th birthday celebration  on Saturday in Lagos- Photo: TRADE NEWSWIRE (www.tradenewswire.net).

From L-R: Friend the celebrant- Former National Coordinator, Federal Road Safety Corps, Special Marshal, Aare Bisi Lawal, who is also the Otunba Muwagun of Itasin Imobi-Ijebu, South East; Standing behind and between Aare Lawal and Prince Adenekan is the Managing Director, Abiok Publicity Limited, Alhaji Jimoh Lawal; The celebrant, Chairman, Laofem Nigeria Limited and Vice President of the Nigerian Wrestling Federation, Alhaji Alao Adenekan; and his friend Alhaji Shamsudeen Alamu Olalekan Koleoso, the Chairman, Koleteck Nigeria Limited and Samkol Gardens, Idimu Lagos, who is also the Baaloro of Gbagura Land, Egbaland, during Prince Adenekan’s 70th birthday celebration  on Saturday in Lagos- Photo: TRADE NEWSWIRE (www.tradenewswire.net).

The celebrant, Chairman, Laofem Nigeria Limited and Vice President of the Nigerian Wrestling Federation, Alhaji Alao Adenekan; his wife Alhaja Latifat Adenekan with Islamic clerics during a prayer session in honour of Prince Adenekan’s 70th birthday celebration  on Saturday in Lagos- Photo: TRADE NEWSWIRE (www.tradenewswire.net).

The celebrant, Chairman, Laofem Nigeria Limited and Vice President of the Nigerian Wrestling Federation, Alhaji Alao Adenekan being monetarily honoured by the Former Deputy State Coordinator, F.R.S.C, Special Marshal, RS2.1, Lagos, Honourable Kunle Onifade, during Prince Adenekan’s 70th birthday celebration  on Saturday in Lagos- Photo: TRADE NEWSWIRE (www.tradenewswire.net).

The celebrant, Chairman, Laofem Nigeria Limited and Vice President of the Nigerian Wrestling Federation, Alhaji Alao Adenekan being monetarily honoured by his friend Alhaji Shamsudeen Alamu Olalekan Koleoso, the Chairman, Koleteck Nigeria Limited and Samkol Gardens, Idimu Lagos, who is also the Baaloro of Gbagura Land, Egbaland, during Prince Adenekan’s 70th birthday celebration  on Saturday in Lagos- Photo: TRADE NEWSWIRE (www.tradenewswire.net).

The celebrant, Chairman, Laofem Nigeria Limited and Vice President of the Nigerian Wrestling Federation, Alhaji Alao Adenekan being monetarily honoured by The State Coordinator, FRSC, Special Marshal, RS2.1, Lagos, Mr. Olusola Olojede, during Prince Adenekan’s 70th birthday celebration  on Saturday in Lagos- Photo: TRADE NEWSWIRE (www.tradenewswire.net).

The celebrant, Chairman, Laofem Nigeria Limited and Vice President of the Nigerian Wrestling Federation, Alhaji Alao Adenekan and his wife Alhaja Latifat Adenekan with his grand children during Prince Adenekan’s 70th birthday celebration  on Saturday in Lagos- Photo: TRADE NEWSWIRE (www.tradenewswire.net).

The celebrant, Chairman, Laofem Nigeria Limited and Vice President of the Nigerian Wrestling Federation, Alhaji Alao Adenekan; his wife Alhaja Latifat Adenekan, flanked by friends and well wishers during Prince Adenekan’s 70th birthday celebration  on Saturday in Lagos- Photo: TRADE NEWSWIRE (www.tradenewswire.net).

From L-R: Friend of the celebrant- Alhaji Shamsudeen Alamu Olalekan Koleoso, the Chairman, Koleteck Nigeria Limited and Samkol Gardens, Idimu Lagos, who is also the Baaloro of Gbagura Land, Egbaland; Alhaja M.A Salau-wife of Chief Executive Officer & Managing Director, Goodmorning Petroleum Limited, Alhaji Mubashir Salau; The celebrant, Chairman, Laofem Nigeria Limited and Vice President of the Nigerian Wrestling Federation, Alhaji Alao Adenekan; Managing Director, Goodmorning Petroleum Limited, Alhaji Mubashir Salau; and wife of the celebrant-Alhaja Latifat Adenekan, during Prince Adenekan’s 70th birthday celebration on Saturday in Lagos – Photo: TRADE NEWSWIRE (www.tradenewswire.net).

The celebrant, Chairman, Laofem Nigeria Limited and Vice President of the Nigerian Wrestling Federation, Alhaji Alao Adenekan flanked by friends and well wishers during Prince Adenekan’s 70th birthday celebration  on Saturday in Lagos- Photo: TRADE NEWSWIRE (www.tradenewswire.net).

The celebrant, Chairman, Laofem Nigeria Limited and Vice President of the Nigerian Wrestling Federation, Alhaji Alao Adenekan flanked by friends during his 70th birthday celebration on Saturday in Lagos – Photo: TRADE NEWSWIRE (www.tradenewswire.net).

The celebrant, Chairman, Laofem Nigeria Limited and Vice President of the Nigerian Wrestling Federation, Alhaji Alao Adenekan flanked by friends during his 70th birthday celebration on Saturday in Lagos – Photo: TRADE NEWSWIRE (www.tradenewswire.net).

The celebrant, Chairman, Laofem Nigeria Limited and Vice President of the Nigerian Wrestling Federation, Alhaji Alao Adenekan flanked by friends and family members during his 70th birthday celebration on Saturday in Lagos – Photo: TRADE NEWSWIRE (www.tradenewswire.net).

From L-R: Children of the celebrant- Abdul-Rasheed Akolawole Adenekan, Managing Director, Koratech Construction Company; Mrs. Bilikis Bolanle Ayinde nee Adenekan, a graduate of Yaba College of Technology and Business woman; The celebrant, Chairman, Laofem Nigeria Limited and Vice President of the Nigerian Wrestling Federation, Alhaji Alao Adenekan; Alhaja. Fatimah Fumilayo Ojeleye nee Adenekan, a graduate of Olabisi Onabanjo University and Business woman; wife Alhaja Latifat Adenekan; Sulaiman Olayiwola Adenekan, a Strategist/ Publisher, TRADE NEWSWIRE (www.tradenewswire.net); and Egnr. Lukman Olatunji Adenekan, a Director at Laofem Nigeria Limited (a Steel Structural engineering company), during Prince Adenekan’s 70th birthday celebration  on Saturday in Lagos- Photo: TRADE NEWSWIRE (www.tradenewswire.net).

From L-R: The celebrant, Chairman, Laofem Nigeria Limited and Vice President of the Nigerian Wrestling Federation, Alhaji Alao Adenekan; First son of the celebrant- Sulaiman Adenekan, a Strategist/ Publisher, TRADE NEWSWIRE (www.tradenewswire.net); and wife of the celebrant-Alhaja Latifat Adenekan, during Prince Adenekan’s 70th birthday celebration on Saturday in Lagos – Photo: TRADE NEWSWIRE (www.tradenewswire.net).

From L-R: Third son of the celebrant- Abdul-Rasheed Akolawole Adenekan, Managing Director, Koratech Construction Company; celebrant, Chairman, Laofem Nigeria Limited and Vice President of the Nigerian Wrestling Federation, Alhaji Alao Adenekan; First Son of the celebrant- Sulaiman Adenekan, a Strategist/ Publisher, TRADE NEWSWIRE (www.tradenewswire.net); Wife of the celebrant-Alhaja Latifat Adenekan; and Second son of the celebrant- Egnr. Lukman Olatunji Adenekan, a Director at Laofem Nigeria Limited (a Steel Structural engineering company), during Prince Adenekan’s 70th birthday celebration on Saturday in Lagos – Photo: TRADE NEWSWIRE (www.tradenewswire.net).

From L-R: Mr. Abdul-Rasheed Akolawole Adenekan, Managing Director, Koratech Construction Company; wife of Mr. Abdul-Rasheed Akolawole Adenekan, Mrs. Bola Adenekan; Mrs Halimah Adenekan, wife of Sulaiman Adenekan, a Strategist/ Publisher, TRADE NEWSWIRE (www.tradenewswire.net); last daughter of the celebrant-Mrs. Bilikis Bolanle Ayinde nee Adenekan, a graduate of Yaba College of Technology and Business woman; First daughter of the celebrant- Alhaja. Fatimah Fumilayo Ojeleye nee Adenekan, a graduate of Olabisi Onabanjo University and Business woman; The celebrant, Chairman, Laofem Nigeria Limited and Vice President of the Nigerian Wrestling Federation, Alhaji Alao Adenekan; Wife of the celebrant- Alhaja Latifat Adenekan; Sulaiman Adenekan, a Strategist/ Publisher, TRADE NEWSWIRE; Egnr. Lukman Olatunji Adenekan, a Director at Laofem Nigeria Limited (a Steel Structural engineering company); and wife of Egnr. Lukman Olatunji Adenekan- Mrs. Khadija Adenekan , during Prince Adenekan’s 70th birthday celebration – Photo: TRADE NEWSWIRE (www.tradenewswire.net).

From L-R: The celebrant, Chairman, Laofem Nigeria Limited and Vice President of the Nigerian Wrestling Federation, Alhaji Alao Adenekan; Second son of the celebrant- Egnr. Lukman Olatunji Adenekan, a Director at Laofem Nigeria Limited (a Steel Structural engineering company); and wife of the celebrant-Alhaja Latifat Adenekan, during Prince Adenekan’s 70th birthday celebration on Saturday in Lagos – Photo: TRADE NEWSWIRE (www.tradenewswire.net).

From L-R: The celebrant, Chairman, Laofem Nigeria Limited and Vice President of the Nigerian Wrestling Federation, Alhaji Alao Adenekan; Third son of the celebrant- Abdul-Rasheed Akolawole Adenekan, Managing Director, Koratech Construction Company; ); and wife of the celebrant-Alhaja Latifat Adenekan, during Prince Adenekan’s 70th birthday celebration on Saturday in Lagos – Photo: TRADE NEWSWIRE (www.tradenewswire.net).

From L-R: Mrs. Bola Adenekan, wife of Abdul-Rasheed Akolawole Adenekan, Managing Director, Koratech Construction Company; The celebrant, Chairman, Laofem Nigeria Limited and Vice President of the Nigerian Wrestling Federation, Alhaji Alao Adenekan; Mrs Halimah Adeneka, wife of Sulaiman Olayiwola Adenekan, a Strategist/ Publisher, TRADE NEWSWIRE (www.tradenewswire.net); Mrs. Khadija Adenekan, wife of Egnr. Lukman Olatunji Adenekan, a Director at Laofem Nigeria Limited (a Steel Structural engineering company; and wife of Mr. Nurudeen Adegbenro Adenekan a member of the family, during Prince Adenekan’s 70th birthday celebration on Saturday in Lagos – Photo: TRADE NEWSWIRE (www.tradenewswire.net).

The celebrant, Chairman, Laofem Nigeria Limited and Vice President of the Nigerian Wrestling Federation, Alhaji Alao Adenekan flanked by house wives ‘Iyawo ile’/ family members during his 70th birthday celebration on Saturday in Lagos – Photo: TRADE NEWSWIRE (www.tradenewswire.net).

From L-R: Aisha Adenekan, one of the grand children of the celebrant; Mrs. Halimah Adenekan, wife of Sulaiman Adenekan, a Strategist/ Publisher, TRADE NEWSWIRE (www.tradenewswire.net), a niece to Prince Adenekan- the celebrant, Mrs. Taofikat Folashade Balogun, the Managing Director, TFB Balogun Enterprises, whose paternal grandmother was (Iya Sokoto}-a sister to Prince Adenekan’s mother (Iya Onijogi); Sulaiman Adenekan; wife of the celebrant, Alhaja Latifat Adenekan , during Prince Adenekan’s 70th birthday celebration on Saturday in Lagos – Photo: TRADE NEWSWIRE (www.tradenewswire.net).

From L-R: Egnr. Lukman Olatunji Adenekan, a Director at Laofem Nigeria Limited (a Steel Structural engineering company); a niece to Prince Adenekan- the celebrant, Mrs. Taofikat Folashade Balogun, the Managing Director, TFB Balogun Enterprises, whose paternal grandmother was (Iya Sokoto}-a sister to Prince Adenekan’s mother (Iya Onijogi); Sulaiman Adenekan, a Strategist/ Publisher, TRADE NEWSWIRE (www.tradenewswire.net); and Abdul-Rasheed Akolawole Adenekan, Managing Director, Koratech Construction Company, during Prince Adenekan’s 70th birthday celebration on Saturday in Lagos – Photo: TRADE NEWSWIRE (www.tradenewswire.net).

The celebrant, Chairman, Laofem Nigeria Limited and Vice President of the Nigerian Wrestling Federation, Alhaji Alao Adenekan flanked by his neighbours, during his 70th birthday celebration on Saturday in Lagos – Photo: TRADE NEWSWIRE (www.tradenewswire.net).

The celebrant, Chairman, Laofem Nigeria Limited and Vice President of the Nigerian Wrestling Federation, Alhaji Alao Adenekan flanked by his neighbours, during his 70th birthday celebration on Saturday in Lagos – Photo: TRADE NEWSWIRE (www.tradenewswire.net).

Benis Party Consultant, managed by Mrs. Agunbiade Bukky doing what she knows how to do best by catering for guest at Prince Adenekan’s 70th birthday celebration on Saturday in Lagos – Photo: TRADE NEWSWIRE (www.tradenewswire.net).

Benis Party Consultant, managed by Mrs. Agunbiade Bukky doing what she knows how to do best by catering for guest at Prince Adenekan’s 70th birthday celebration on Saturday in Lagos – Photo: TRADE NEWSWIRE (www.tradenewswire.net).

Benis Party Consultant, managed by Mrs. Agunbiade Bukky with her cooks doing what they know how to do best by catering for guest at Prince Adenekan’s 70th birthday celebration on Saturday in Lagos – Photo: TRADE NEWSWIRE (www.tradenewswire.net).

Benis Party Consultant, managed by Mrs. Agunbiade Bukky doing what she knows how to do best by catering for guest at Prince Adenekan’s 70th birthday celebration on Saturday in Lagos – Photo: TRADE NEWSWIRE (www.tradenewswire.net).

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Sulaiman Adenekan

A Strategist/ Publisher

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