How Otedola shut down Epe for mother @ 90
The dozy town of Odoragunshin, Epe, Lagos, came alive last Sunday as top government officials, captains of industries, celebrities and other distinguished personalities thronged in, in honour of Lady Christine Adedoja Otedola, a former first lady of Lagos state and mother of billionaire businessman Femi Otedola, who clocked 90 years.
Ceremonies marking the birthday celebrations began with the opening and dedication of the newly built, St Peters Catholic Church in Odoragunshin, by Lady Otedola.
Thereafter, guests were treated to a lavish reception party, with singer Dare as caompare. Rotimi Otedola, younger brother to Femi Otedola, was on the band stand with his Afrinero Band, thrilling guests to some afro, highlife music. Grand daughter of lady Doja, DJ Cuppy brought down the roof with a spectacular performance, while music meastro King Sunny Ade, got guests on their feet all night long.
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo; Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu; Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun; the Chief of Staff to the President, Prof. Ibrahim Gambari as well as the President of the Dangote Group, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, amongst other dignitaries who were all present at the event, paid glowing tributes to the former First Lady in different letters written to her on the occasion of her 90th birthday.
Here are personalities at the event.