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The Agura of Gbagura, HRM, Oba (Dr.) Babajide Bakre has honoured the Ogun State Head of Service, Dr. Nafiu Aigoro with a royal award, as one of the three illustrious sons of Gbagura who distinguished themselves in the area of their callings.
Oba Bakre who personally presented the award to Dr. Aigoro during the royal reception organised by the Gbagura Development Council, held at the Millennium Hall, Abeokuta Club, described him as an easy going, humble and dedicated Gbagura man who always brought happiness to him and anyone he came across.
“There is nothing that I need that he will not provide. Even, if that thing is hard to come by, Dr. Aigoro will make it possible and by so doing, has touched so many lives positively. Indeed, he is a true son of Gbagura” the Royal Father said.
In his remarks, the Chairman of the occasion, Honourable Justice Ademola Bakre said that Gbagura people were not stupid but calm, calculated and always took wise decisions, describing Dr. Aigoro as a gentleman, very supportive and wonderful character with a humble background.
Earlier in his welcome address, the Chairman, Gbagura Development Council, who doubles as the host, Chief Mukaila Atanda said the three sons of Gbagura, Rt. Hon. Olakunle Oluomo, Speaker of the Ogun State House of Assembly, Dr. Nafiu Aigoro, the Ogun State Head of Service and Professor Babatunde Kehinde, the Deputy Vice Chancellor (Development), Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNNAB), have all made the Gbagura nation proud in their different fields of endeavours and worthy of the honours bestowed on them.
In his acceptance speech, Dr. Aigoro thanked the organisers and HRM, Oba (Dr.) Babajide Bakre, for finding him worthy of the royal award, and promised to put in more efforts to affect lives, not only in the Civil Service, but among Gbagura people and Ogun State in general.
Dignitaries who graced the event included a retired HoS, Engr. Lanre Bisiriyu, serving and retired Permanent Secretaries, former GM, OGTV, Bashorun Festus Kehinde, a veteran film producer, Tunde Kilani, family members, friends and the wife of the HoS, Alhaja Nuratu Aigoro.