Obasanjo to lead dignitaries to 70th birthday anniversary of Funmi Aragbaye

The Nigeria’s former President Chief Olusegun Obasanjo is to lead dignitaries to the 70th birthday ceremony of the renowned gospel musician, Evangelist (Dr Funmi Aragbaye, a programme scheduled to hold in Ibadan, Oyo State Capital.

Penpushing reports that the one-day activities of the birthday ceremony will hold on July 28, 2024 at Felicia Hall of Jogor Centre, Liberty Road in the ancient town by 1pm, and designed to attract guests across the globe.

The celebrator who is the former President of Gospel Musician Association of Nigeria, while speaking in an interview with Penpushing Media explained that the the programme is aimed to appreciate God over four decades of her divine call for gospel music industry

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‘I am celebrating 70th birthday over four decades of divine call to gospel music ministry, and to celebrate God’s faithfulness. Former President His Excellency Chief Olusegun Okikiola Obasanjo is the father of day’, Aragbaye said.

Penpushing further reports that other programme of the events include unveiling of biography of the celebrator, as well as foundation launch for the less privileged in the society, while Pastor Enoch Adeboye General Overseer of Redeem Christians Church of God (RCCG) worldwide is the spiritual father of the day.

The other notable dignitaries to grace the occasion are Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, Osile Oke-Ona Egba, Oba (Dr) Adedapo Tejuoso as the royal fathers of the day, as well as Oyo State Governor, Engr Seyi Makinde as the Chief host.

Penpushing also reports that the special guests of honour include Senator Ademola Adeleke (Osun State Governor), Lucky Aiyedatiwa(Ondo State Governor) and Dr Olusegun Mimiko(former Governor of Ondo State). Mallam Isa Yuguda(former Governor of Bauchi State), Rt Hon Edward Ogundoyin(Speaker Oyo State House of Assembly). Rt Hon Abraham Adeleke (former Speaker Oyo State House of Assembly)

The other special guests of honour are Chief Akinlolu Olujimi (Former Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Federation), Otunba Kunle Kalejaiye(Senior Advocate of Nigeria), Prof(Evang) Ebenezer Obey-Fabiyi, Dr Sunday Adeniyi Adegeye(King Sunny Ade, Pastor Oladokun and Senator Lanre Tejuoso

Penpushing reports that the mothers of the day are Chief (Mrs) Nike Akande (Iyalaje of Ibadanland), Ambassador Dosunmu Awolowo (Former Nigeria Ambassador to Netherlands) and Dr (Mrs) Florence Ajimobi (former First Lady of Oyo State)

The other mothers of the day include Senator Abiodun Olujimi (Former Deputy Governor of Ekiti State), Rt Hon Patricia Olubunmi Etteh (Former Speaker Federal House of Representatives, Reverend (Dr) Feyisetan Fayose (former First lady of Ekiti State, Chief (Mrs) Kemi Akala (former first lady of Oyo State) and Justice Iyabo Yerima (Oyo State Chief Judge)

Penpushing further reports that other spiritual fathers of the day are Most Rev J.O Akinfenwa (Bishop of Ibadan Diocece), Rt Rev Williams Aladekugbe(Bishop of Ibadan North Diocese), Pastor(Dr) S.O Oladele(President Christ Apostolic Church Worldwide) and Apostle Joshua Akinyemiju(Chairman Christian Association of Nigeria, Oyo State).

The others include Apostle Sunday Popoola(General Overseer Word Communication Ministries International), Pastor Femi Emmanuel(General Overseer Living Spring Chapel International, Ibadan), Bishop Francis Wale Oke(President Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria), Bishop Taiwo Adelakun(General Overseer Victory International Church), Rev(Dr) P.F Owa(General Overseer Christ Revival Miracle Church),Prophet(Dr) Taiwo Ojo(General Overseer Covenant of Mercy Church, Majemu Aanu, Ibadan) and Prophet(Dr) Adebayo Aluko(General Overseer Christ Apostolic Church, Ile-Anu ,Ibadan)

Penpushing also reports that legendary artistes of the one- day event are Pastor J.A Adelakun (Ayewa), Mama D.A Fasonyin, Evang (Dr) Bola Are, Pastor Akin Adebayo (Imole Ayo0, Pastor Paul Tao and Pastor Kunle Ajayi

The artistes equally to perform include Evang Bisi Alawiye, Evag Bukola Akinade(Senwele Jesu0, Evag Taiwo Omotunde, Evang Esther Igbekele, Evag Bose Adelwa, Evang Elijah Akintunde, Evang Kenny Ologoara, Evang Abosede Adeleke, Evang Labasta Praise, Evang Yinka Alaseyori and Evang Big Bolaji

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