Ifo, headquarters of Ifo Local Government Area of Ogun State, Southwest of Nigeria, was agog Thursday as one of her illustrious sons, Chief Abel Gbolahan Ogooluwa Bankole, (Gbogbogbo 1 of Ibogun land), celebrated his 70th birthday.
The occasion attracted different personalities to the town reported for her fresh bread, among who were family members, friends, business associates, traditional rulers among others.
He also commemorated the milestone with a Community Model Primary School, which he built and donated to the Abata Titun Community, Bungalow area.
Ogun State Governor, Ibikunle Amosun, represented by the Commissioner for Special Duty, Leke Adewolu led other dignitaries, including the Chief Judge of Ogun State, Mosunmola Dipeolu, the Alake of Egbaland, Oba Adedotun Aremu Gbadebo, Olowu of Owu, Oba Adegboyega Olusanya Dosunmu.
Others were the Baba Adinni of Yorubaland, Alhaji Sarafa Tunji Ishola, Hon. Olu Fatoki, Chief Niyi Adegbenro and members of the Abeokuta Club, Abeokuta Sports Club, childhood friends, class mates and several others.
Full interview with Chief Bankole, Chairman, Premier Paints Plc and Mercy Group of Schools and full reports of the anniversary in subsequent report.