IJEBU — CHAIRMAN of Globacom Limited, Dr. Mike Adenuga Jr, has congratulated the Paramount Ruler of Ijebuland, Oba Sikiru Kayode Adetona, on his 84th birthday celebration and second annual Professorial Chair of the Olabisi Onabanjo University even as he announced a donation of N20 million to the Chair on Good Governance for the expansion of the frontiers of knowledge and generation of ideas for Nigeria’s development.
Dr. Adenuga, in a goodwill message read on his behalf by Mr. Folu Aderibigbe of Globacom described Oba Adetona as a fearless and incorruptible patriot who speaks truth to power and works tirelessly for the enthronement of good governance in the country.
Adenuga said: “Anybody who knows our royal Father very well would not be surprised that he endowed a professorial chair for Good Governance. Since childhood, our royal Father has been deeply involved in the promotion of good governance in the country. In the over five decades that the Awujale has been on the throne of his forefathers, Ijebuland has witnessed phenomenal giant strides in all sectors of the economy.”
The Globacom Chairman, who described the monarch as his “very dear first cousin and family head”, wished him more fruitful years in the service of Ijebuland in particular and Nigeria in general.
He added that the Oba Sikiru Adetona Professorial Chair Lecture is living up to its ideal of generating ideas for the enthronement of good governance and the building of an egalitarian society where no man will be oppressed.