•As 30-Year-Old Teacher Wins Glo’s 2018 OJUDE OBA Star Prize
•And Kuku Family, Tobalase Okunrin, Bobamoyegun Obirin Asiwaju Lead The Age Groups
•And OOU Accounting Student Is 2018 Miss OJUDE OBA
The 2018 Ojude Oba festival may have come and gone. But it has left in its wake nice memories. For instance, 30 year old Ayodele Dada, a Mathematics Teacher with Quite Pretty School, Ijebu Ode won a brand new Hyundai Accent, the Star prize of the 2018 Raffle Draw organised by Globacom.
In a dramatic raffle draw picked by the Paramount Ruler of Ijebuland, Oba Dr. Sikiru Kayode Adetona, CFR, lucky Dada who was the fourth to be picked after the first three names where absent from the venue of the Ojude Oba Festival caused a huge buzz as he wriggled his way through the massive crowd to mount the dais. The Festival officials calmed him down and asked him to button his shirt before the key of the car was presented to him by the Guest of Honour and Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki assisted by Glo Representative at the grand finale, Mr. Folu Aderibigbe.
Earlier, lucky winners including 40 year old Adeyiga Adeboye, 33 year old Oshin Oluwadara and 34 year old trader Dupe Saheed who won refridgerators were grateful to Globacom for giving back. 40 year old teacher, Fakeye Oluwafemi won a plasma television
exclaiming “Glo is real, Glo is glorious and Glo is everywhere”. 25 year old Facility Manager, Jimoh Toheeb won a generator while Ogundijo Adekunle, a Civil Servant won a micro wave oven.
Egbe Tobalase Okunrin was adjudged as the best male age group and lifted the trophy. Egbe Bobamoyegun Okunrin Asiwaju came second and Bobamoyegun Akile Okunrin came third.
In the Female group, Bobamoyegun Obinrin Asiwaju won the first position while Bobagunte Omooba came second and Bobagunte Obirin Gold emerged third. In the Equesterian(Horse riders) category, the inimitable Kuku Family came first, Balogun Shoye came second and Balogun Odunuga Family emerged third. In his speech, the Chairman of Globacom, Dr. Mike Adenuga, GCON, CSG and CLH congratulated the Awujale for the milestones recorded in Ijebuland in the last 58 years since he ascended the throne of his fathers in 1960 concluding “ours is such a matchless heritage”.
Meanwhile, a 200 level Accountancy student of the Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago Iwoye, Ololade Aminat Adeiye, has emerged as Miss Ojude Oba 2018.
In a keenly contested beauty pageant, 19 year old Ololade defeated 12 others to pick the crown in the early hours of Friday at the Equity Hotel, Ijebu Ode venue of the event.
Kofoworola Osoteku, an Environmental Education Graduate of University of Benin, came second while Halimah Olorode of the Economics Department of the Olabisi Onabanjo University came third. The beauty queens were exemplars of Ijebuland and were tested on proficiency in Ijebu dialect, culture, poise, composure and general knowledge