It was glitz and glamour on Thursday as the first executive Chairman Ikeja Local Government Council Mayor Alani Saheed Okikioposu host family and friends to a get-together party to mark his 65th birthday celebration.
The events started with prayers and qur’anic recitation by Islamic clerics from the Alausa central Mosque at the Makinde street, Alausa Ikeja resident of the celebrants.
At the reception the wife of the celebrant expressed her gratitude to GOD for a caring and loving husband.
The former council boss also used the occasion to appreciate all the well-wishers and political leaders in Ikeja Federal Constituency ably led by Asiwaju Bola Tinubu for the propagation of the progressive ideology.
He thanked all attendees of the event and noted that “I want to express my profound appreciation to our most distinguished Leader Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu and all his lieutenants Chief Mrs Kemi Nelson and my brother the Chief of Staff to our Governor Hon Tayo Ayinde for all their supports and well wishes”.
The chairman of the event Venerable Awe espoused the quality of the Baba Adini of Alausa Central Mosque who was his councillorship colleague in the days of yore. He noted that Okikioposu as a straightforward and upright person.
Dignitaries at the event include the Executive Chairman Ikeja Local Government council Hon Mojeed Balogun and his vice, Lagos State House of Assembly member representing Ikeja constituency 1 Hon Folajimi Mohammed, Chairman All Progressives Congress Ikeja chapter Alhaji Dally Adeokun, councillors from Ojodu, Ikeja and Onigbongbo. Others include Engr. Kehinde Akinola, Hon Debo Olasoji, Hon Mutiu Okunola, Baale of Allen and host of other party stalwarts.