On Sunday, March 5, former President Olusegun Obasanjo was hosted to a special birthday dinner in celebration of his 80th birthday. The high-octane event had in attendance President of Sierra Leone, Ernest Bai Koroma, President of Liberia, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, as well as former presidents of Malawi and Benin Republic.
Also present were Senate President Bukola Saraki, some past and serving Governors, the Ooni of Ife Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi and his wife, Olori Wuraola Adewusi, captains of industries, business tycoons, and other notable guests.
Comedian Ali Baba was the host of the night while King Sunny Ade was on the bandstand to entertain guests late into the night.
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Olagunsoye Oyinlola, Frank Nweke Jnr, Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto, Timi Alaibe
Adams Oshiomhole (L) and Andy Uba
Sylvia & Tonye Cole
Chizoba & Herbert Nwigwe
Hajia Bola Shagaya
Abba Folawiyo & Sen. Florence Ita Giwa
Sen. Florence Ita Giwa
Sen. Dino Melaye
Dele Momodu (Right)
Sen. Godswill Akpabio
Olusegun Obasanjo & Wife, Bola
With President of Liberia, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf
With Ibidunni Ighodalo (Left) of Elizabeth R
Dr. Bukola Saraki & Wife, Toyin
Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi & wife, Olori Wuraola Adewusi
Toyin Saraki, Bukola Saraki, President of Liberia, Ellen Jonson Sirleaf & President of Sierra Leone, Ernest Bai Koroma
L-R: Abba Folawiyo, Segun Awolowo, Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed of Kwara, Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo, Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi, Sen Florence Ita Giwa (R)
Baba Playing “Äyo” with Ibidunni
Governor Simon Lalung of Plateau State (R) and Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State (M)
All Progressives Congress (APC) National Chairman, John Odigie-Oyegun
Governor Badaru Abubakar of Jigawa (M) and Governor Simon Lalung of Plateau (R)
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo “inspecting” the Decorations
Time to Cut the Cake
Paying Respects Dance! Dance! Dance!
Photo Credit: 1207 Media