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It was torrent of Praises and Prayers for Senator Francis Kola Bajomo as a group ” the Disicples of FKB” celebrated his 80 birthday.

The ceremony which had in attendance many distinguished sons and daughters of Ogun West Senatorial district of Ogun state, among other well- wishers, took place on Saturday at the Amazing Grace Event Centre, Abeokuta , the state capital.

In his welcome address, the Chairman of the Programme Committee, Mr.Gbenga fabuyi described the celebrant as a quinttessential role model who has impacted greatly through his leadership in the lives of many in Ogun West Senatorial district, Ogun state and Nigeria in general.

He added that FKB is a colossus whose sojourn in the civil service, hospitality, banking and finance industry, corporate world and later in politic had recorded positive legacies worthy of emulation.

In his tribute, the Apostle in Charge, Good Shepherd Evangelistic Ministry, Iboro, Dr.John Dada prayed for the celebrant and also, extolled the sterling qualities of Senator Bajomo. He described him as an highly spiritual person who always relies on God’s direction in all his endeavors

A women leader from Ward 3, Ado- Odo, Mrs Adekunle Kikelomo, while congratulating the celebrant, commended him for his generosity and positive contributions in terms of worthy empowerment given to the people during his representation, adding that ” No one has done such since your time at the Senate”.

Also in their separate tributes, Alhaji Gboyega Nasir Isiaka, Hon.Jagunmolu Akande Omoniyi and Dapo Oke recalled the efforts, dedications and commitments of Senator Bajomo to the growth and development of Ogun West, their careers, political sojourns, good legacies and names made for many as one that would continue to resonate.

Responding, the celebrant, who expressed gratitude to the organisers of event, said” though my birthday was in January, when I was informed of the plans and date of this event, I enjoined the organisers to go ahead and ensure that the negative aspect of politic should not be an hinderance to the celebration”.

Senator Bajomo, who represented Ogun West Senatorial between 2007- 2011 in the National Assembly, also expressed gratitude to God for keeping him alive , hale and hearty, mentioned contentment as one of his watch words in his doings, urged people to always play positive roles and be humanly in their relationship with others.

“Always make impacts as much as possible in the lives of your people, be you find yourself in elective or appointment positions. I thank you all for celebrating me while I am alive”. He said.

Highlights of the event were the showing of a 3O minutes mini documentary on the life of the celebrant ” The Collossus FKB”, cutting of the cake and presentation of gifts.

A Driver, Baba Ibeji Who has been working with the Senator for years, was also rewarded with a cash gift by the Disciples of FKB for his dedication and loyalty.

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