The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Oyo State and Association of Local Government of Nigeria (ALGON), Oyo State chapter have congratulated former deputy governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Chief Bayo Adelabu, on the occasion of his 50th birthday.
A statement signed on behalf of Oyo APC by its Publicity Secretary, Dr AbdulAzeez Olatunde, said: “This felicitation for the UNIQUE GOLDEN(50th) birthday special appreciation cannot be complete without reminding the World that the “BIRTHDAY BOY” has done so much within his sojourn on earth for Oyo State like :
(1) Using his network of connections in assisting Oyo State Government in the establishment of the First and only TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY IN NIGERIA in Ibadan.
(2) Again, as the Chairman of Oyo State Security Trust Fund, he used his network of connections to assist Oyo State to raise Funds for the establishment of Scientific Security Equipment called CCTV CAMERAS across the length and breadth of Oyo State which was commissioned in November 2018 by the Government of APC.
(3) Apart from facilitating employment opportunities for multiple of indigenes of Oyo State citizens in various places of his employments before retiring, he equally established companies that serve as means of employment opportunities for a good number of citizens of Oyo State.
He added: “Finally, we’re conscious of the fact that it is not possible to reel out even ten percent of Chief Bayo Adelabu’s visible impact he had on humanity through his BAYO ADELABU FOUNDATION, spread across the nooks and crannies of Oyo State. However, we can only wish 2019 standard bearer of our party, APC in the governorship election in Oyo State, many happy returns of the day and also pray to Almighty God to grant him more wisdom and courage to face the future. Aaamin.
“On behalf of all APC members in Oyo State and infact the State Executive of the Party under the Chairmanship of Chief Akin Oke, we wish AGBAAKIN PARAKOYI OF IBADANLAND and AARE SOLUDERO OF ADO AWAYE, Chief BAYO ADEKOLA ADELABU, Happy Golden(50th) Birthday.”
Similarly, the ALGON chairman, Prince Ayodeji Abass-Aleshinloye said “I heartily congratulate you on this occasion of your 50th birthday.”
According to Abass-Aleshinloye: “Attaining the golden age of 50 is an important milestone in your life of service to mankind. I join your family, friends, political associates, and professional colleagues in giving gratitude to God.
“You have done tremendously well for yourself, state and the country.”
The ALGON chairman added: Adelabu has a remarkable and credible record of simplicity and humility in public service, with a proclivity for bringing harmony and stability into governance.
“I believe Chief Adelabu’s visionary and accommodating leadership style, wealth of experience and penchant for seeking greater good for his people and the country greatly reflect on his recognition and achievements and deserve commendation, especially his loyalty to the party and support for elected officials.
“I wish you a most memorable birthday. My prayer is that God Almighty will grant you many more years, increased wisdom, robust heath and renewed vigour to continue to serve your country and humanity meritoriously.”