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Gov Adeleke, Yeye Dupe Adeleke, Speaker, Others For 25th Obaagun Day Saturday



Gov Adeleke, Yeye Dupe Adeleke, Speaker, Others For 25th Obaagun Day Saturday

Obaagun, an ancient Community in Ifelodun LCDA of Osun state is set this week, Saturday, the 24th Feb 2024, to host eminent personalities from all walks of life for the grand finale of the 25th Annual Obaagun Day and fundraising ceremony for Community Development.

Prominent among the guests are the Governor of Osun State, Ademola Adeleke, the Speaker of the state House of Assembly, Rt.Hon.Wale Egbedun and Yeyeluwa Dupe Adeleke Sanni, in her capacity as the Mother of the Day.

Addressing a press conference to herald the anniversary, the President of
Obaagun Development Union (ODU), Barrister Kayode Olowolagba, reiterated the readiness of the people of the town to make a difference this year.

He highlighted a series of events specially put in place to make this year’s celebration the best, saying at the grand finale of the occasion which is held on Saturday at St.Michael Anglican Primary School, Iree Road, Obaagun, there will be fundraising for the various ongoing and yet to be commenced community development projects in the town.

With the Olobaagun of Obaagun, Oba Jimoh Adebisi Okunade Kayode Il, as the royal host, Olowolagba told journalists that the day will again, afford the people of the town the opportunity to table their many requests before the Osun State Government, especially on the urgent need for good roads and constant electricity in the town.

Olowolagba called on all sons and daughters of Obaagun as well as other dignitaries invited from all walks of life to donate generously to the course of the annual efforts aimed at giving the needed development to Obaagun land.

The trio of Aremo Gabriel Kayode Afolabi, Almaruf Oluyinka Ajibolu, and Sheik Jabir Shittu are the sons of the day at the Saturday event, which will also provide the needed platform for the natives and nonnatives of Obaagun to openly demonstrate their age-old love and support for the PDP led administration in Osun state.

In the meantime, the Chairman and Secretary of the Planning Committee for the 2024 Obaagun Day, Hon.Nike Famuyiwa and Hon. Akeem Suleiman have been commended by Barrister Kayode Olowolagba led O.D.U for the series of arrangements so far put in place to make Saturday, a day to remember with fond memories.

In her reaction, Hon.Nike Famuyiwa equally expressed gratitude and happiness with the love and support so far received from all sons and daughters towards making the program a success.

Other highlights of the planned one-week-long programs include paying a special homage to the Olobaagun of Obaagun in his palace by all the Baales and Chiefs on Wednesday. This is to be followed the same day with an inspection of the ongoing multi-million naira ultra-modern Obaagun Town Hall in the evening Thursday is set aside for different indoor games like
Ayo Olopon, ludo, table tennis, and snooker.

Friday, which is the eve of the grand finale is slated for a special
Jumat Service at Obaagun Central Mosque by 2:00 pm.

On the same day, a novelty football match between the Association of Bricklayers of Obaagun and their counterparts from the Carpentry Association also in Obaagun will be held at 5 pm at the main bowl of St Michael Anglican Primary School, Obaagun.