Posted by News Express | 7 November 2014 | 3,339 times
Drums will beat and carpets will be rolled out as dignitaries from all over Nigeria descend on Ibadan for the annual Nigeria Couple of the Year Award which comes up next Saturday, November 15, at the Jogor Centre in the Oyo State capital.
A release jointly signed by the National President of The Family Club of Nigeria, Professor Oluwole Osonubi, and General Secretary, Chief (Mrs.) Foluso Lasaki, said that this year’s edition will be chaired by renowned industrialist Bashorun Kola Daisi, with Governor Abiola Ajimobi and the Oyo First Lady as Special Guests of Honour while the Speaker of Oyo State House of Assembly is expected to add colour to the star-studded event. His Royal Majesty, The Olubadan of Ibadan, Oba Odugade Odulana, is the royal father of the day.
Nigeria Couple of the Year 2014 is the veteran Sports administrator High Chief Emiola Adesina with his wife of over 50 years, Chief (Mrs.) Oluwafunmilayo Adesina, proprietor of the prestigious Subuola Memorial Group of Schools. They will both stand tall as they have the Investiture carried out.
The Family Club of Nigeria, otherwise known as the Elite Club of Ibadan, was founded 35 years ago by friendly professionals, academics and industrialists with their wives and children enrolled as members.
A non-governmental socio-cultural association, the club is dedicated to the propagation, promotion and enhancement of family values and the sustenance of high moral and ethical essentials of the sacred institution of marriage.
Parading professors, pharmacists, educationists, journalists, engineers and industrialists, the club which had Drs Winston Banigo, Lani Sogbetun, Chief Tunji Amole as successive Chairmen in its early years, remains one of the biggest charity organisations in Nigeria with branches and chapters all over the world.
•Photo shows National President of The Family Club of Nigeria, Prof. Oluwole Osonubi.
No comments yet. Be the first to post comment.