•Details Of The Classy Event
On Sunday,19th September 2021, the Rotary Club of Ikeja GRA (District 9110) held the Investiture of Rotarian Olawuyi B. Abinibi as the 10th President of the Rotary Club of Ikeja GRA for the year 2021 – 2022, as well as the induction of 2021 – 2022 board members. It also held a fundraising for humanitarian service projects. City People Reporter, Titilope Oshunlalu, was present. She was there with photojournalist Sunday Oyemade. Below are gists from the event.
The event was anchored by Abajide Guerrero, Dotun Adesua, Rotarian Adeyemi. The event which took place at the Neca House in Ikeja, Lagos was a gathering of the creme-de-la-creme in the society. Broadband music thrilled guests with danceable songs and it was fun for everyone that attend. There was plenty to eat and drink. All these made the event a complete and classy Owambe to commence a new week.
MEET ROTARIAN OLAWUYI B ABINIBI
Olawuyi Tunde Idris is one of Nigeria’s most creative event stylists, with over 21 years of experience in the event/entertainment industry. He had successfully designed luxury events for multinationals and high network individuals to bring their special day to reality. He is an alumnus of Command Day Secondary School Ojo, Olabisi Onabanjo University Ago Iwoye. FATE Foundation, LEAP Africa and a few other floral training certifications. He’s the creative director of ABINIBI EVENTS COTTAGE and ETO by ABINIBI, which is a family of independent, event-centric businesses. Individually, they strive for perfection in their areas of expertise, while together they offer their clients a one-stop-shop solution for producing outstanding events. Their singular goal is to surpass the expectations of clients.
The firm’s unique selling point is independent, sophisticated, yet modern as a bride, who craves stunning style to woo her suitor. ABINIBI events cottage has an impeccable reputation in the industry for her creativity and execution, attracting both local and international clients (Dubai) from NIMASA, Nestle, Livespot360, GDM and other night net-worth individuals.
Having handled more than 1000 events since inception, its business experiences and exposure has given him the pedigree to mentor lots of upcoming event decorators and stylists in the event and entertainment industry.
He had trained over 30 successful students in the decor sectors of the industry. He is a partner of TESA The event styling Academy, creative director of ETO by ABINIBI.
He’s a pioneer member of EMN, the event market Nigeria, EIN and other event associations. He has been presented with numerous awards, featured in several publications the wedding magazine, City People Magazine, the guardian newspaper etc. He has been a great asset and support to the Nigerian event industry and the world at large.
Tunde Abinibi Olawuyi is happily married to his wife Olutope Olawuyi and has a son Oluwatishe.
COUNCIL OF PRESIDENTS
Rtn. Adewale Osomo (Charter President) 2012 -2013, Rtn Ade Akinfolurin (PHF) 1st class president 2013 – 2014, Rtn Godwin Osemede (PHF) Best class president 2014 – 2015, Rtn. Bukola Bakare (PHF) World class president 2015 – 2016,Rtn. Akin Soyoye (PHF) All-star president 2016 – 2017, Rtn. Marcel Eguabor (PHF) pacesetter president 2017-2018, Rtn Eghosa Uwuamuse (Inspiration President)2018-2019, Rtn. Sylvia Abdalla (United President) 2019-2020, Rtn. Alex Abah ( Inspiration President) 2020-2021, Rtn. Olawuyi B. Abinibi ( Change Maker President) 2021-2022, Rtn. Ayodeji Odeleye 2022-2023. ROTARIAN Alex Abah, Immediate past President, ROTARIAN Ayodeji Odeleye, President-Elect
MEET INSTALLATION COMMITTEE MEMBERS
RTN. Sylvia Abdalla- Chairman Installation Committee, Rtn. Ayodeji Odeleye, Rtn. Oluwatoyin G. Oghre, Rtn. Wole Soetan, Rtn. Henrietta Etuko, Rtn. Kehinde M. Ogunyemi, Rtn. Opeyemi Omole, Rtn. Omowunmi Adesuyi, Rtn. Kehinde Ogunbayo, Rtn. olori Tola Bamidele, Rtn.Chinedum Amachi, Rtn. John Patrick, Rtn. Abass Quadri, Rtn. Marcel Eguabor, Rtn. Perpetua Mbanefo, Rtn. Joy Daniel, Omolola Samuel, Omo – Elo and Akokaike, Boluwatife.
Present there was Engr. Oluyemi Oguntominiyi, Mr. Oluwole Oyedepo, Balogun Gafar Ojetola, Dr Tunde Ayeye. The Oniru of Iruland well represented by Rafiu Aruna, Mr. Jumade Adejola. Others are Rotarian Remi Bello, FCA. Major M. Gambo, ACP Fakeye Representative of C.P Kunle Ashafa, commandant Police College Ikeja, Mr Olawuyi Aderemi (Father of the celebrator) DG Remi Bello, FCA, DG Omotunde Lawson, DGN Ifu Ezejie, PDG Kola Sodipo, Fola Adeola: Rep. Engr Adedoyin Adeola, Prof and Mrs Bode, Mr & Mrs Ibukun Akinkugbe, Yetunde Omotosho, Pastor Sylval Abdalla, Chief whip of Lagos State Assembly, Mrs Rep. Mojisola, Mother of the celebrant Mum Adewuyi, Engr. Yemi Oguntobi, RevolutionPlus CEO, Bamidele Onalaja, Bukola Bakare, Mrs Moji Okonkwo, Dr. Adesua, Pastor Adewale Oshomo, Ade Akinfolurin, Akin Soyoye, Alex Abah, Wole Soetan, Rtn Abdul Azeez,Saudat Adenike, Rotarian and Rtn. Marcel Eguabor, Rtn Eghosa Uwuamuse, Rtn. Godwin Osemede.
Others are District Governor 2021 – 2022. Remi Bello, FCA. Assistant Governor Rtn. Abdul -Azeez, Saudat Adenike. Chairman of the day Engr. Oluyemi Oguntominiyi, Guest Speaker & Chief Launcher Balogun Gafar Ojetola, Co Launcher Rtn. Bamidele Onalaja (Change Maker President, Rotary Club of Maryland, Ikeja) Special Guest of Honour Mr. Oluwole Oyedepo, keynote speaker Dr. Tunde Ayeye, Chief Whip, Lagos State House of Assembly.