30-Year-Old Teacher wins Glo’s 2018 Ojude Oba Star Prize (Photos)


…Kuku family, Tobalase Okunrin, Bobamoyegun Obirin Asiwaju lead the age groups

30-year-old Ayodele Dada, a Mathematics Teacher with Quite Pretty School, Ijebu Ode has won a brand new Hyundai Accent, the Star prize of the 2018 Raffle Draw organised by Globacom.

In a dramatic raffle draw picked by the Paramount Ruler of Ijebuland, Oba Dr. Sikiru Kayode Adetona, CFR, lucky Dada who was the fourth to be picked after the first three names where absent from the venue of the Ojude Oba Festival caused a huge buzz as he wriggled his way through the massive crowd to mount the dais. The Festival officials calmed him down and asked him to button his shirt before the key of the car was presented to him by the Guest of Honour and Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki assisted by Glo Representative at the grand finale, Mr Folu Aderibigbe.

Earlier, lucky winners including 40-year-old Adeyiga Adeboye, 33-year-old Oshin Oluwadara and 34-year-old trader Dupe Saheed who won refrigerators were grateful to Globacom for giving back. 40-year-old teacher, Fakeye Oluwafemi won a plasma television.

exclaiming “Glo is real, Glo is glorious and Glo is everywhere”. 25-year-old Facility Manager, Jimoh Toheeb won a generator while Ogundijo Adekunle, a Civil Servant won a microwave oven.

Egbe Tobalase Okunrin was adjudged as the best male age group and lifted the trophy. Egbe Bobamoyegun Okunrin Asiwaju came second and Bobamoyegun Akile Okunrin came third.

In the Female group, Bobamoyegun Obinrin Asiwaju won the first position while Bobagunte Omooba came second and Bobagunte Obirin Gold emerged third.

In the Equestrian(Horse riders) category, the inimitable Kuku Family came first, Balogun Shoye came second and Balogun Odunuga Family emerged third.

In his speech, the Chairman of Globacom, Dr Mike Adenuga, GCON, CSG and CLH congratulated the Awujale for the milestones recorded in Ijebuland in the last 58 years since he ascended the throne of his fathers in 1960 concluding “ours is such a matchless heritage”.


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