2019 Ojude Oba: Safety Of Lives, Property Vital To Grow Tourism – Adenuga

Abeokuta – Mike Adenuga, Jr., the Chairman of Globacoms has urged the government at all levels to design workable strategies to cub security challenges in the country in order to harness the huge tourism potentials available in the country.

The businessman stated this during his goodwill message to the 2019 Ojude Oba carnival held in Ijebu Ode.

The Globacom boss, represented by Folu Aderibigbe noted that the tourism industry could only grow in an atmosphere of peace and security of lives and property.

Adenuga explained that the company was always conscious of its pact with the people of Nigeria to support, grow and develop noble causes such as Ojude Oba which had assumed international status with the support of the telecoms firm.

He congratulated the Awujale and Paramount Ruler of Ijebuland, Oba Dr. Sikiru Kayode Adetona for the numerous achievements during his reign, adding that Ijebuland was lucky to have him as a King without compare.

He assured Nigerians of constant delivery of optimum quality service and products as the acclaimed game-changer in the telecommunication industry, adding that “we are proud that the Glo brand has, in the last 16 years, transformed into a household name with innovative solutions and pocket-friendly rates that have been enabling Nigerians to breathe easy in various ways. Our products and services are second to none and ahead of the pack”.

Meanwhile, it was jubilation galore as ten Ijebu indigenous emerged winners of ten tricycles, popularly called Keke Marwa, in the raffle draw event of this year’s Ojude Oba festival.

The ten lucky winners were picked at the draw conducted by the Awujale of Ijebu, Oba Sikiru Adetona at the end of the colourful and boisterous age-grade and family parades complete with a durbar, masquerades and gun displays that was the main event of the festival.

Over a hundred Ijebu sons and daughters were given raffle tickets as they purchased items from any Gloworld in the environs if Ijebu Ode, weeks before and during the main event of the festival.

One of the winners, Johnson Olakitan, a building materials seller said he used his last N5,000 to buy the phone that qualified him for the draw.

The event was generally characterized by excitement and jubilation in a carnival-like atmosphere with gift items for almost everyone.

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