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Osinbajo, Obasanjo, Amosun, others set for International Senior Citizens Day

The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, will lead other notable Nigerians, including former President Olusegun Obasanjo; Ogun State governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun; retired World Court judge, Prince Bola Ajibola, SAN; traditional rulers, among others, to celebrate with senior citizens in the country during this year’s International Senior Citizens Day.

The event, which comes up on Monday, October 2, 2017 at the Olowu of Owu Palace, Owu, Abeokuta, Ogun State by 10am, will be chaired by Prof. Osinbajo and hosted by Prince Ajibola, with both Chief Obasanjo and and Oba Jacob Omolade, the Olubara of Ibara slated to be honoured with the Senior Citizenship Certificate.

In a statement by Executive Director, Senior Citizens Care Foundation (SCCF), Mr. Jide Taiwo stated that the Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, will be the Special Guest of Honour, while Dr. Mike Omotosho, the Governor Emeritus of Rotary International will deliver a keynote speech on the topic: “Improving the care of the Elderly in Nigeria.”

Besides, he said the Foundation medical team would conduct free screening on diabetes, high blood pressure and eye, adding that free glasses and drugs would be made available for the elderly that day.


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