Kogi born Social critic, Comrade Usman Austin Okai has been honoured this time around by Igala social lounge as ‘Igala Political Personalty Of The Year’.
The award, first of its kind was bestowed on Comrade Usman Austin Okai for his relentless services to humanity in the areas of social services, good governance politic and as well economic development among others.
Comrade Okai has been in the forefront of political struggle in Nigeria, Kogi in particular in his efforts to ensure standard democratic norms is practiced.
According to the body, Comrade Okai was singled out for honour as result of his untiring efforts for strong and egalitarian society, through political participation.
This is aside commendation from well meaning Nigerians and kogites both at home and in the diaspora of his desire for good governance in Nigeria and Kogi state.
The media Blogger was severally honoured by youth groups,political stake holders for a job well done,particularly to sustain the democratic tenets.
See How Toto Youth Jameel Reacts To Prince Nuhu’s 50th Birthday Anniversary, Describes Him As A Seasoned Administrator, Promoter Of Peace
Musa Jameel is an origin of Toto and popular Social Media Icon took to his Facebook page to celebrate a man he referred to as his political godfather whom he is well pleased with.
Jameel is presently serving as one of the media aides to the incumbent state lawmaker representing Toto/Gadabuke constituency, who couldn’t hide his feeling, love to his leader and described the Executive Chairman of Toto LGA, Hon. Prince Nuhu Adamu Dauda as a Man of Distinguish Character who over the years sacrifice all he had for sustainable peace and progress of his people.
Jameel while wishing the council boss a happy 50th birthday anniversary said “I wish to join numerous individual and groups of people in felicitating with the Hon. Prince Nuhu Dauda as he clocked 50th years today.”
“I have the privilege and honor to further state, Hon. Prince Nuhu Dauda while i described the council boss as a man of the people, a freedom fighter, a patriotic grassroots leader, a comrade to the core, a visionary leader, seasoned Administrator, a good listener, a promoter of peace, a great man, an achiever and a blessings, not only to his family members alone but to the good people of Toto LG, because he really deserves to be honoured and celebrated at all times due to his tremendous achievement that manifested and owns him the Magnaminity Leader.”
“I added that Hon. Prince Nuhu Dauda have layed a legacy that can never be forgotten especially in the aspect of his philanthropical ways of bringing achievement to the society in every aspect of human endeavour.”
Sir, your birthday this time around is special in many respect. However, most remarkable is the fact the anniversary is not coming for the fist time, amidst the unique period of stewardship as the Chief Executive Chairman Of Toto LG.
As I soberly reflect on what has been an eventful period of lifetime, I owe gratitude to the Almighty Allah For the enormous accomplishments of Hon.Prince Nuhu Dauda so far and for guiding you towards effective utilization of all opportunities for an illustrious stewardship and service to Toto LG
“I offer thanks to the Almighty Allah for granting us the opportunity to witness Hon. Prince Nuhu Dauda 50th years of life in good health.”
In my prayer, I pray fervently for many more returns and your existence on this lithosphere shall be a blissful, fruitful, resourceful, and productive year for you, your family and those that witness this birthday shall forever witness many more years to come in life, happiness, riches, good health and abundant blessings.
May Almighty Allah continue to shower his countless blessings on you and the entire Toto LG.
Once again Happy Birthday Sir
Hon. Labaran Shafa, Felicitates with Chairman Of Toto LG On His 50th Anniversary, Lauds His Leadership Style.
Musa Jameel, Toto.
Member representing Toto/Gadabuke constituency at the Nasarawa State House of Assembly, Hon. Usman Labaran Shafa, APC, in a congratulatory message described Hon. Prince Nuhu Adamu Dauda as a thorough-bred political icon, whose passion for Toto LG could not be quantified.
The lawmaker went further and said the role of Hon. Prince Nuhu Dauda in ensuring the desired change in the Toto LG could not be over emphasised, adding that he had shown on many occasions to be a dependable confidant and reliable partner in progress.
“I had never regretted a bit of our interaction and rapport since our path crossed and still enjoying robust and cordial relationship, not only in political circle, but spanning all sphere of endeavours Hon. Usman Labaran Shafa said.
Hon. Usman Labaran Shafa prayed to God’s divine grace, guidance, wisdom, strength and sound health for the Chief Executive Chairman of Toto LG in his quest to serve God and humanity.
5th Year Anniversary On Throne: Ooni Is A Great Companion Who Is Committed To The National Interest – Says Sultan Of Sokoto
Ibadan, Oyo State capital was agog following the 5th years anniversary of Arole Oduduwa and Ooni of Ife, Ooni Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi Ojaja II, were dignitaries from all walks of life including former President Olusegun Obasanjo, Sultan of Sokoto, politicians, traditional rulers and business magnets were in attendance.
A statement issue by
Comrade Moses Olafare,
Director, Media & Public Affairs,
Ooni’s Palace, says the event was organized by the Ooni’s 5th Coronation Anniversary signals the commencing the two-week activities earmarked for the commemoration of Ooni’s five-year reign on the throne of his ancestors, held at Premier Hotels Tower, Ibadan.
Speaking at the event, the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Abubakar II, described the Ooni as a great companion who is committed to the national interest of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
“The Ooni is a friend, brother and a worthy companion who has performed creditably well in accordance with the status of the Ooni within the last five years. Let me also add that he has visited Sokoto five times and I have equally visited Ife.
“One of the unique features of the Ooni is the esteem at which he carries Yoruba culture with huge dignity, this means a lot because anyone who throws away his culture is throwing away his life. I remember when I visited Brazil, I saw Yoruba culture being displayed live, that sends a great message.” The Sultan said.
It was a moment filled with amusement when Alaafin took the microphone, rendering several Yoruba ancient literatures including incantations, to pray for longevity for the Ooni on Oduduwa stool.
Oba Adeyemi who will be commemorating his 50 years on the throne next January, assured the Ooni of his readiness to keep supporting his good moves towards uniting the Yoruba race and Nigeria in general.
Represented at the event, Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu said, “In only five years as the Ooni of Ife, you have earned your place in history as a patriot, peacemaker, bridge builder, beacon of unity; a rallying force not just for the Yoruba race, but also for the entire nation and the Black World.
“Your emergence has come at a very auspicious time; an era when our country, states and traditional institutions more than ever before require leaders with a great sense of purpose, intentionality and the ability to carry the people along.
“Thank you for extending your love to us in Lagos State. You have been immensely supportive, always willing to listen to and encourage us, and also importantly, render insightful advice when needed. We deeply cherish our relationship with you.”
Similarly, the Odole Oodua, Sir Kessington Adebutu hailed the Ooni over what he described as the monarch’s strong start, particularly the task of unifying the Yoruba nation worldwide, which he said has earned him great respect across the world.
In his reaction, the Ooni thanked all dignitaries present for their love and support over past five years, adding that he will continue to work with them for the betterment of all.
“I am so honoured today with your royal presence and I pray that God Almighty will continue to honour you.
“The journey in the last five years has been so wonderful and I give God all the glory and I want to thank all traditional rulers across the country for the love and kindness.” The Ooni noted.
Olugbon of Orile-Igbon, Oba Olusola Alao, Oniru of Iruland, Elegushi of Ikateland, Alara of Ilara-Epe, Oloba of Oba-Ile, Okere of Saki and other Yoruba monarchs attended the event which was spiced with several traditional performances.
The event continued in the evening at the hotel’s poolside where a dinner/banquet party was held with former President Olusegun Obasanjo, and other dignitaries in attendance.
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