Decades ago, I was born in the ancient town, Ikeji-Ile Ijesa in Oriade LGA of Osun State, Nigeria from where I later relocated to Lagos after my formative years and to God be the glory, my families have not had cause to transport me back home either in body bag, or coffin.
Filled with joy in my inner heart; on my birth-date (21st May, 2019), I stormed the town with my friends and NGO members on our way to Akure, the Ondo State capital for a Safety Seminar for Stakeholders; and we took out time to enjoy in the spirit of the day.
On Wednesday 22nd May, 2019 the Ondo State Chapter Chairman of Nigeria Automobile Technicians Association, Comrade Babatunde Sobande Oyeneye led the newly elected Ondo West & Ondo East LGAs Chairmen and other available executives to host me to a lavish party and traditional cutting of Birthday Cake which they provided.
And what could be considered as the Third Leg of my Birthday Celebrations for the year 2019 Observation came up on Thursday 23rd day of May, 2019 during the events of our NGO’s Road Safety Awareness Seminar & Usage of Genuine Engine Oil Advocacy for members of Nigeria Automobile Technicians Association, Ondo State Chapter at the expansive Fafun Events Center, Akure, Ondo State, Nigeria.
Members of our Organisation, Automobiles And Road Safety Initiative provided a big, colourful cake; which the Distinguished Guests at the event supported me in ‘traditional’ cutting.
These Guests were led by the Deputy Commissioner of Police, Ondo State Police Command, DCP Akinyede Joseph Olusola (who stood in for the Commissioner of Police, CP Undie Adie as Chairman of the Day’s Events); Hon. Alaba Isijola (SSA to Ondo State Governor, Mr. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu on Union Matters); CC Rotimi Adeleye (FRSC, Ondo State Sector Commander); Mr. Alaba Adeleye (Director, Ondo State Vehicle Inspection Service); Mr. Seun Oke (Distributors Business Manager of 11 Plc; formerly Mobil Oil Nigeria Plc); Mr. I. S. Salami (Chief Fire Officer, Ondo State Fire Service); DRC AT Omosule (Acting Head of Operations of FRSC Ondo State Sector Command); Comrade Babatunde Sobande Oyeneye; and a host of others too numerous to mention.
For their spontaneous love for me at that event, I want to use this medium to say ‘a very big thank you’ to all the Guests present; and all officials and members of Nigeria Automobile Technicians Association, Ondo State Chapter that captivated me with a thunderous rendition of the popular ‘Happy Birthday’ song; as well as all members of our Organisation that sacrificed time to be part of the Ondo State Edition of our ‘moving’ Road Safety Awareness Project for the Nigerian Vehicle Repair Technicians across the country.
Messrs Henry Eduwaye, Funso Amosu, Julius Olasunkanmi Adegunna, Dare Pitan and Sola Oke as well as Pastor Akanbi Olusegun Emmanuel; you are all appreciated.
To you my loving, caring Family Members (both in Nigeria and in the Diaspora), Facebook Friends, Admirers and Kind-Hearted Folks who have been praying fervently for me and wishing me all the best in my current and future endeavours through available means they reached me, I pray that God; with much benevolence will show all of you mercy and bountifully bless you all beyond your imaginations.
To my Rock of Ages; my Pillar of Strength; the I AM WHO I AM; El Elyon: the God Most High; my Powerful El Roi: the God who sees; my Yahweh Nissi: the Lord who is my Banner; Jehovah Rapha: the Lord who heals me; the Blessed and Only Sovereign; my Comforter; my All and All; Faithful and True Father; Everlasting King; I adore you, I worship you, I praise your powerful name for the journey so far and the blessings You have vowed to shower on me and my families now and in future.
God accept my Thanks & Praises!!!
SAMUEL OLOYEDE ORIOWO
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