ODA To Honour Founding Members In Lagos

ODA To Honour Founding Members In Lagos

Non-partisan Osun State elders, leaders of thought, technocrats and professionals under the umbrella of Osun Development Association (ODA) is set to hold a grand reception and honours event in celebration and appreciation of its founding members.

Scheduled to hold at the Radisson Blu Hotel, Lagos, on Sunday, June 2, 2024, the event is designed as a mark of tribute in honour of the visionaries who laid the foundation for the association.

Speaking on the event, the association’s chairman, Dr Segun Aina, noted that, “We are privileged to recognise and honour the late Chief Benjamin Adigun, Prof Olu Aina, Chief Inaolaji Aboaba, Prince Tunde Ponnle, the late Prince Duro Oyinlola and the late Prof Tunde Odetola. Their legacies continue to inspire us.”

Aina said the event will also honour the commitment and dedication of Lt Gen Alani Akinrinade (rtd) and Mrs Joana Maduka, who are current members of the Board of Trustees (BoT).

“Their dedication to Osun State’s progress is invaluable,” he added.

The grand reception also serves as an opportunity to inaugurate the ODA Council of Elders as well as induction of new members who have been recently admitted.

His words: “The programme will include tributes to founding members, presentations showcasing ODA’s past achievements, inauguration of the Elders Council, induction of new members and discussions on future plans for Osun State’s development. Our goal is to propel Osun State towards a prosperous future through strategic initiatives”.

The keynote address will be delivered by Mr. Seye Oyeleye, the director-general of Development Agenda for Western Nigeria (DAWN Commission), he added.


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