•Launches Her New Book
It was a double celebration for Princess Moradeun Ogunlana as she held a book launch and birthday lecture on Wednesday 21st August, 2019. The beautiful event took place at Nigerian Institute of International Affairs 13/15, Kofo Abayomi Street, Victoria Island, Lagos.
The event started with an opening remark which was conducted by Oba (Dr) Micheal Odunayo Ajayi, The Elerinmo of Erinmo Ijesha. He started by appreciation everyone present at the event. Kabiyesi said that he has known Princess Moradeun for a very long time.
He also stated that the book that will be launched which is titled The Achiever’s Power is directed to everybody home and abroad, and that the book is of great importance to everybody.According to him, he said he never knew he would become a king.
He also said everybody sees the glamour in kingship, they don’t know the troubles that comes along with it.
He explained that once you are a king, there is no chance of becoming any other thing in life. Even if you have dreams becoming a politician, once you are crowned a king, you can’t achieve all that, all you have to do is to use your power as a king to develop your domain.Oba Micheal further emphasised on the importance of reading, he said that we black people need to improve our reading culture.
According to him, reading helps to prepare oneself for the future.He also expressed his happiness to be in the midst of distinguished personalities. He stated that reading the book The Achiever’s Power helps you to have more knowledge about yourself, it also helps you know what works for you and what doesn’t work for you.
He encouraged everyone present at the event to be an achiever and also to have ambition and by reading the book, it will help you achieve your goals and ambitions.
Shortly after the opening remark, David Abubakar from Zenith Bank took the guests through the background of the author, Princess Moradeun Ogunlana.Princess (Dr) Moradeun Ogunlana was born on August 15th. She is a descendant of one of the oldest royal family line of Lagos and Ogun State and a royal household in the Republic of Benin.
She is the grand daughter of His Royal Majesty, David Ajasa Oketoyinbo Ogunlana, the 10th Obanikoro of Lagos State. The late King of Lagos, Oba Adeyinka was her beloveth Uncle. Princess Ogunlana was described as a Consultant, an exceptional enterpreneur, an outstanding humanitarian, an author of best selling book The Archiever’s Power.
She has received numerous philantrophic and humanitarian awards and local and international commendation, including the 2016/2018 D9 Global Icon Woman Award of the year for her outstanding accomplisments and giant stand in business and humanitarian course. She is the founder of African Women Health Project International, an International Non-Profit Organisation that focuses on empowering women globally.After reading the background of the author, the book was reviewed by Ambassador Dr. Ayodeji Oyewole Adedokun, President of IIM-Africa.
He said “congratulation to Princess Moradeun Ogunlana on this huge success. The book Achiever’s Power is an asset, I believe every individuals and organisations need to get the book. Princess took her time to prepare the book, the book cuts across all areas of life”.Personally would say this book is a means of empowering humanity.
It is not the regular publications that we get to see on the shelf. There are various ways in which we can empower people, we don’t have to be involved financially or materially before we can empower people by ensuring that they have access to informations and providing those informations that would transform their lives.
Huge number of people today are where they are simply because they lack access to that information that would move them from where they are to where they desire to be.”The book Achiever’s Power contain all the necessary informations we need to achieve our lives purpose.
It contains emotional, spiritual and educational messages which I personally believe that will go a long way in helping the society especially where there are cases of people committing suicide here and there. People need to be encouraged, informed and also to have knowledge of some certain informations that could transform their well-being documentations is very important in everybodys day to day activities.
The book goes a long way to address the problems that many people are facing right now. The book is a publication that we all need to get because we all need informations, inspiration and tools that would help us grow in life. The information in this publication is what everybody can learn from. It will help us achieve what we are created for i.e. helping us to know the essence of our creation.
The book is a life changing book. He ended his speech with a congratulatory message to the author.Members of the hightable includes, Air Commodore Abdulkareem Salam, Air Commodore Abdulrasaq Salau, His Excellency Ambassador Guy Mayers, St. Lucia High Commissioner to the UK, Montai Elemosho Okesanjo, His Exellency Ambassador (Dr.) Oyewole Adedokun, Oba Dr. Micheal Odunayo Ajayi (The Elerinmo of Erinmo Ijesha), Prince Olanrewaju Adeniyi, Eternal Care Foundation boss and the celebrant conducted the cutting of the ribbon.Shortly after that, the father of the day Oba Micheal Odunayo Ajayi conducted the cutting of the cake. It is also very important to add that Princess Ogunlana got an honourary title from the Elerinmo of Erinmo, Ijesha.The book was endorsed by many distinguished and high-profile personalities home and abroad.
According to Chief Dele Momodu, the CEO Ovation Magazine International, The Achiever’s Power is a book full of golden nuggets of wisdom to propel the determined woman to the next level of brilliance. Women come in all shades, some women are intelligently outstanding. Some women are extremely beautiful. Some women are very industrious. Some women are the epitome of compassion.
However, there is still one type of woman every woman should aspire to be; the virtuous woman. She is confident, she is graceful, she is poised. That is what this brilliant book is all about, I recommend it”.
HRH Yomi Garneth, MD Chancellor, Royal Biographical Institutes Philadephia, Pennysylavania also gave his endorsement. He said, “in the nuggets of this book, every woman will discover how to remain herself unapologetically and be comfortable in her perfect imperfection”.”She will learn how to be a trendsetter, not a trend follower, she will be challenged to remain comfortable with her needs nad preferences.
She will realise that her true power lies not in trying to impress or compete with anyone, but in seeing other successful women as sources of inspiration for her to match gallantly towards taking her rightful place in destiny”.According to His Excellency, Dr. Afolabi Taiwo, Chairman SIFAX Group Worldwide, “when you pick up the Achiever’s Power, you will understand why the wise amongst us have always said that “women are true salt of the earth”.
It is true. The words of this book eloquently express the beauty of womanhood in such a way as to prove that the real flavour of humanity is provided by women. I recommend this great book”.Actress, producer, Nollywood Legen, United Nations Peace Envoy, Clarion Chukwurah also endorsed the book, she said, “Princess Moradeun Ogunlana is a positive connector of women of power to achieve growth in the struggle for women empowerment and development”.
Let us also add what Olakunle Ogunlana, the Obanikoro Royal Family rtd., US Army Staff Seargent said, Princess Moradeun is different things to different people. She is a loving and supportive sister who always goes the extra mile for her siblings. She is a wonderful daughter who took in her father when he became ill.
She is a big-hearted philanthropist who founded the non-profit group, African Women’s Health Project International (AWHPI), to ensure women get healthcare. She is all these and more.Honourabcle Dr. Elisha Attai, the Founder, African Women in Leadership Organisation (AWLO), HRM. Oba Adebisis Segun Layade, Dr. Ayosumbo Newton (President Pharma Trail Nigeria Limited), Denise Thomas (Director of Africa and Middle Eastern Trade World, Trade Centre, Arkansas and many others also endorsed the book.
– Toyin Ogundiya