Baba Akande Is Worth More Than Any Dedication

by Taye Paul Olubayo

Senator Ajibola Basiru joined millions of Nigerians to celebrate with the pioneer Chairman of the All Progressives Congress Chief Adebisi Akande on his 81st birthday.

Senator Basiru arrived the sprawling residence of the former Governor of the State with his entourage to rejoice with the Octogenarian whom he described as Rock of Gibraltar behind progressive politics in Osun, South West and Nigeria as a whole.


The Chairman, Senate Committee on the Diaspora, referred to Baba Akande as his father,mentor and counselor from whose pool of knowledge he has continued to drink.

Dr Basiru joined other political heavy weights such as the Ministers of Interior and Information, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola and Alhaji Lai Mohammed,fSpeaker Osun Assembly,Hon Timothy Owoeye,his predecessor, Dr Najim Salaam,Hon Kolapo Alimi,a former Commissioner in the State.

Earlier,Dr Ajibola Basiru had commissioned two Alubarika Water Projects at Ward 6 Olorunda LG and Ikirun Central Market,Ifelodun LG.

The benefactor said he dedicated the projects to Chief Adebisi Akande on his birthday.

Ajibola Basiru said Baba Akande is worth the dedication giving the fact that Baba dedicated his life in politics to service to humanity as evident in spartan life.

Party leaders and beneficiaries at the commissioning expressed surprise that Basiru made a promise and fulfilled it soon,very much unlike other politicians who use campaign promises as a bait to curry votes and then abandon the electorates.

They pledged their unalloyed support for him in his drive to serve Osun Central the more.

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