By Kolawole Olayinka, Abeokuta
The Globalcom Regional business enterprise group manager, Chief Bola Onifade has bagged recognition award as the most brilliant enterprising sons of Idofoi, Ayetoro in Accounting and business enterprise sector.
This award of honoured was bestowed on him by the sons and daughters of Idofoi during 2019 Idofoi Ayetoro Day Yewa North Local Government, Ogun State.
The award was given to him in recognition of his unique and brilliant excellence as the most Enterprising son of Idofoi in his field of profession. He has served in accounting firms, banking, marine industry and educational sector of the economy.
Chief Onifade joined the Telecommunication Industry after working meritoriously at the banking industry for about 2 decades. Presently He is the Regional Head, Enterprise Business Group- Public sector of the Globacom Limited.
He is a High Chief in Ayetoro land, the First SARUMI of Ayetoro. Chief Onifade is a fellow member of Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria, member of the Abeokuta Sports Club. He is the immediate Past President of Majo Noble Club of Ayetoro (a prestigious club in our Land). President, Ogun State Polytechnic Alumni Association- (Department of Accountancy)
Marital, Religious & Social Life
Chief Onifade is a socialite and belongs to some prestigious and notable social organizations. He is a member of Abeokuta Sports Club , the Immediate past President, Majo Noble Club of Ayetoro (MANCA), former Chairman, Ogun State Bankers’ Committee; a reliable Alumnus of Moshood Abiola Polytechnic, Abeokuta, Federal Polytechnic Ilaro FPI, University of Benin, Edo State, and the Federal University of Technology, Akure FUTA.
Responding Chief Onifade commends the pioneers of Idofoi day for keeping the flag flying since 24 years ago and promised to continue giving necessary support to the land when needed.
He also promised to support the unemployed youths to secure job in the ministry or in the private sectors. While appealing to the sons and daughters of Idofoi Ayetoro both home and abroad to contributes their own quota towards the development of their fathers land.
The Baale of Idofoi, high chief Olatunji Abioro said the journey started in 1996 when the 1st Ondofoi Day anniversary was celebrated, through the initiative of the present Olu of Idofoi, Oba Olatunji Ajani Abioro (JP) when he was Bashorun of Idofoi and secretary of Idofoi community development association then.
Also using the medium to appeal to His Excellence Prince Dr. Dapo Abiodun Executive governor of Ogun state to please uphold the upgrading of Baale of Idofoi to the level of coronet Oba to really compensate the 33 years of struggle of the Idofoi community to be a beaded crown among his contemporaries.
Also, said Ayetoro community will forever be grateful to his excellence if the abandoned Ayetoro Olodo road could be completed to make the Idofoi homestead (Orile Idofoi) accessible to the Ayetoro mainstream which sources most of her foodstuff from Orile Idofoi.
The awardees are late Alhaji Tajudeen Asanu Alalade post humour award, late Alhaji Yunus Alamu Akewusola former chief Immam of Ayetoro land received post humour award, Elder Sola Adeyemi Former Head of Service HOS Ogun State civil service bags prestigious award as illustrious sons of the land attained such position before his retirement age.