Prof. Gabriel A. Olawoyin, the legal luminary and former Counsel to the late Ooni of Ife, Oba Okunade Sijuwade, recently celebrated his 80th birthday in grand style.
Prof. Gabriel A. Olawoyin, legal luminary and former Counsel to the late Ooni of Ife, Oba Okunade Sijuwade, recently turned 80 and he marked the special day with family, friends and well-wishers.
The proud octogenarian began the day with a thanksgiving service at the Archbishop Vining Memorial Church, Ikeja, Lagos, and followed it with a grand reception at the Haven Event Centre, also in Ikeja.
Notable personalities who attended the event included: the Governor of Ondo State, Arakunrin Rotimi Akeredolu; former Osun State governorship candidate, Senator Iyiola Omisore; Chairman, Elizade Group, Chief Micheal Ade-Ojo; Chief Alex Duduyemi, Chairman, First City Monument Bank; Otunba Michael Subomi Balogun, Prof. Bolaji Akinyemi, Olori Ladun Sijuwade, and Prince Tokunbo Sijuwade, among many others.
While giving the remarks at the event, which was by anchored by MC Ajele, Chief Ade-Ojo, described the celebrant as a great man indeed.
Big Bolaji and his band as well as Bola Giwa of Freshwaves entertained the guests with good music.
Photo Credit: King Solomon Ekhaiyeme.