President Bola Ahmed Tinubu’s Representative, Governor Sanwo-Olu, Attends Grand Celebration of Bisi Akande’s 85th Birthda

President Bola Ahmed Tinubu’s Representative, Governor Sanwo-Olu, Attends Grand Celebration of Bisi Akande’s 85th Birthda

Grand Celebration at University of Ibadan: Akande’s 85th Birthday Extravaganza

The International Conference Centre at the University of Ibadan was the scene of a grand celebration as dignitaries from various sectors gathered to mark the 85th birthday of Bisi Akande, a key figure in the All Progressives Congress (APC).

The occasion also featured the launch of the Adebisi Akande Foundation, accompanied by a lecture titled “The Leadership Question: Prospects for Nigeria,” under the chairmanship of Oyo state governor, Seyi Makinde.

Political Heavyweights in Attendance: Notable Dignitaries at Akande’s Birthday Bash

The guest list for the event included prominent figures from within and outside the country, such as Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun, Abiodun Oyebanji of Ekiti, and Ademola Adeleke of Osun, represented by Prince Kola Adewusi.

Minister of Power, Chief Adebayo Adelabu, Minister of Blue Economy, Adegboyega Oyetola, Chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), Zaccheus Adedeji, and Senator Fatai Buhari of Oyo North were also present.

Tinubu’s Praise for Akande: A Testimonial to a Political Partnership

President Bola Ahmed Tinubu, unable to attend in person, celebrated the 85th birthday of Bisi Akande, his longtime confidant.

In a statement, Tinubu commended Akande’s defining principles of integrity, loyalty, truth, and justice, reflecting on his significant role in the founding of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

Tinubu’s Expresses Gratitude and Well-Wishes: A Personal Message from the President

President Tinubu, through his spokesperson, expressed gratitude for Akande’s unwavering support and sacrifice over the years.

Tinubu wished Akande many more years of good health and strength, acknowledging his role as a principal actor in the APC’s establishment.

The president praised Akande as a cherished friend and confidant, known for his generosity and wise counsel.

APC Founding: Akande’s Crucial Role Recognized by President Tinubu

Highlighting Bisi Akande’s instrumental role in the founding of the All Progressives Congress (APC), President Tinubu emphasized Akande’s progressive, noble, and disciplined approach.

Tinubu celebrated Akande’s exemplary leadership and selfless service to Nigeria, recognizing him as a cherished friend and confidant.

Akande’s Enduring Legacy: Celebrating a Lifetime of Service to Nigeria

Bisi Akande, who served as the governor of Osun State from 1999 to 2003 and was the first interim National Chairman of the APC, received accolades from President Tinubu.

The president extolled Akande’s commitment to defining principles and leadership, expressing gratitude for his invaluable contributions to the APC and the nation.

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