By Babatunde Kaka
The Kingdom of Odo-Ayandelu In Ikosi/Ejinrin LCDA is set to be on lockdown on Sunday 7th August 2022.
EKO HOT BLOG reports that the kingdom of Odo-Ayandelu In Ikosi/Ejinrin LCDA, of His Royal Majesty Oba (Bldr) Asunmo Ganiyu Aderibigbe Balogun, Jamade 1, would no doubt attract the who is who in the society as he celebrates his 60th birthday on Sunday 7th August 2022.
The event would see guests from all walks of life adorned in resplendent white and gold Aso-Ebi colours at the Kingdom’s popular playground.
As customary in the “Owambe” extravaganzas, the event would experience the vibrant musical performance of popular Wasiu Haruna Ishola and his modern Fuji organisation to the delight of guests.
The Paramount Ruler of Odo-Ayandelu Kingdom of Ikosi/Ejinrin LCDA, Epe Division was born on 17th July 1962 to Prince Asunmobiu Omolaja Balogun, a member of the Jamade ruling house and the first Muslim cleric (Chief Imam) to visit Mecca and Princess Latifatu Balogun nee Oyefolu, from the Olufoworesete ruling house of Imota, Lagos State.
Coming from a very humble background with his father plying his trade in the bicycle repairs vocation, his mother on the other hand was a trader and farmer, an occupation predominant in the agrarian community.
It is worthy to note that Oba Asunmo Aderibigbe has no doubt carved his niche not only as a respectable monarch but also as a record-breaking builder through his enviable exploits in the building industry.
Many thanks to his years of dedication, commitment and unflinching resolve to be outstanding in his chosen career.
Coming from his work experience at the National Directorate of Employment (NDE) where he served in the public works department, Oba Aderibigbe took it a notch further by securing and eking a living at the defunct National Electric Power Authority, NEPA, and Power Holding Company of Nigeria, PHCN, as a masonry officer IV.
As a proven academic enthusiast, Oba Aderibigbe enrolled on a part-time programme in Building Technology at the Yaba College of Technology in 1989 and obtained the National Diploma and Higher National Diploma in 1997.
As a staff of NEPA, he served as a union leader and headed several positions including the Public Relations Officer between 1990 and 1992 and General Secretary for six years, 1993-1999.
Oba Aderibigbe Asunmo rode his magnificent horse of success to the post of Assistant Manager, Building, in charge of maintenance of PHCN quarters and offices nationwide, under Senator Liyel Imoke, Late Chief Bola Ige, Barrister Ogbaga and Chief Segun Agagu all former Ministers of Power in Nigeria.
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