‘Wole Olanipekun a shining example’: Fayemi celebrates Ex-NBA President at 70

Posted by News Express | 18 November 2021 | 344 times

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•Ex-NBA President, Wole Olanipekun (SAN)


Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi has congratulated former President of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Chief Wole Olanipekun (SAN), who turns 70 years today, Thursday, November 18, 2021.

Dr Fayemi, in a congratulatory message signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Yinka Oyebode, described Chief Olanipekun as a highly successful lawyer, pragmatic leader and a cheerful giver whose life continues to inspire many people.

While describing the erudite lawyer as one of the distinguished sons of Ekiti which the state is ever so proud of, Dr Fayemi said Chief Olanipekun is a man of excellence, service, and distinctions who has contributed immensely to the socio-economic development of Ekiti State and remains a shining example to the younger generation.

The Governor urged the younger generation to emulate Olanipekun’s diligence, professionalism, patriotism, commitment to excellence and generosity of spirit.

“Chief Olanipekun’s life exemplifies the Ekiti values of hard work, enterprise, integrity, courage, industry, honesty, respect, nobility, and community service. The story of his life depicts that of the finest Ekiti spirit and is one that provides a worthy example to the next generation.

“There is no doubt that he is one of Nigeria’s most astounding legal icons with track records that are emulative and inspiring.

“I commend Chief Olanipekun’s numerous philanthropic gestures through scholarship awards, professional development, donations to community development, and promotion of good causes. On behalf of my wife, the government, and good people of Ekiti State, I congratulate this great son of Ekiti on his seventieth birthday and wish him many more years in the service of God and humanity,” the Governor said.

Source: News Express

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