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TRIBUTE: 70 Years Ago, a Celestial Flight was Setting, By Oloye

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As they do in heaven, they also do on earth, so all religions teach us. Earthly flights, commercial or cargo, all know, begin with aims/objectives of travel – pilgrimage, diplomatic, business, medical, social, pleasure etc

As such, for any of the above-stated reasons, travellers/passengers must obtain international passports, tickets, visas, TA, among other requirements.

For celestial travels from heaven to earth, God and the angels are in total control of destinations, date and time of departures/arrivals on earth of human beings, and indeed of all His creatures.

70 years ago, all living human beings, in particular, in-coming Septuagenarians, were being prepared for their departures from heaven to earth, my humble self, Oloye ‘Lekan Alabi, Ekefa Olubadan of Ibadanland and the first Culture Ambassador of the National Museum and Monument, Ile Ife, inclusive.

Thus, our safe arrivals on Friday, October 27, 1950 – 70th anniversary 30 days away from today, Sunday, September 27, 2020.

And since God cherishes thanksgiving, all in-coming Septuagenarians, dotted in different spots in the world, are getting ready to offer thanksgiving to our benevolent Creator, Guide and Guard, come Tuesday, October 27, next month.

Like the favoured billions before us, we too shall, God willing, with our families, friends and well-wishers, joyfully sing songs of praise for His enduring protection, love, the forgiveness of sins, amazing grace, victories and peace of mind.

Coincidentally, today is WORLD TOURISM DAY. I wish tourists worldwide safe and pleasurable flights/sails/journeys. Moreso in this cautionary COVID-19 pandemic time. Please, stay safe.

 

Me at 12,21,35 and 40
Father,(right)greeting the late Chief Lekan Salami, the Master of Ceremonies at my naming on Friday,3rd November 1950, where Sakara music icon and an older friend of Father, Yusufu Olatunji(BABA ‘LEGBA)and his Sakara Group entertained guests for three days. From left is a late Personal Assistant to Chief Salami, Alhaji Abidoye Olotu and myself. The pic was taken at the naming ceremony of our youngest child on 22nd August 1987
Mother and me cutting my 50th birthday cake at the swimming poolside of Premier Hotel, Ibadan, with the countdown done by Governor Lam Adesina of Oyo State, Pa Emmanuel Alayande and Honourable Justice Adewale Thompson and(5)wife, Chief Tokunbo Alabi, Chief Commander Ebenezer Obey-Fabiyi, MFR and King Sunny Ade, MFR, cutting my 60th birthday cake at the Ibadan Civic Centre, Agodi GRA, Ibadan. Obey and his Inter-Reformers Band played at my 40th and 60th birthday parties, while KSA and his World Beat played at my 65th birthday party.
Father, the late Pa AbdulRahim Oladosu Alabi, alias ‘RIGHT TIME’ and Mother, Mama Mopelola, alias ‘M.O’, the two fabulous pilots who flew me from heaven to the world(destination being Ibadan, Oyo State of Nigeria)
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