Primate Ndukuba, Judge Ogunwumiju others praise ex-Tribune MD Olamiti at 70


Former Nigerian Tribune Newspaper Managing Director Sir Folu Olamiti has received praise from Nigerian notables as he celebrates his 70th birthday.

The celebration which began with Holy Communion and a service of thanksgiving at Advent Cathedral Church, Life Camp, Abuja, was presided over by the Primate of the Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion), l Archbishop Henry Ndukuba.

Speaking to reporters after the communion service, Primate Ndukuba described Sir Olamiti as a role model and man of faith who never shies away from the gathering of brethren.

He said the ex-MD Tribune whom he also described as a careful steward of resources has served the country meritoriously and has also served God faithfully.

“We thank God for the life of our father, Chief Olamiti, and the work God uses him for. He’s a role model, and he’s a man of faith, in fact he never misses any church activity or Bible study.

“Professionally, he’s right, he’s a man who values ​​quality in everything he does. We thank God that he is a prudent manager of resources, both human, financial and material.

“We have found in him someone we can count on and work with, whom God has raised at a time like this, he is always optimistic and full of hope for the future. Because he is a man who believes in the future, you will see him associating with young people and getting into the fashionable things.

“He cherishes his profession and uses his profession in a positive way for the glory of God and for the people of God and for our nation. He served this nation with merit and he serves God faithfully, ”the clergy noted.

Further, Justice Helen Ogunwumiju of the Supreme Court of Nigeria, while praying for Sir Olamiti, said he was a wonderful and dedicated personality in the service of God.

“He has been a wonderful person, he is dedicated to God and in the service of God, he has embraced so many people over the years and we give glory to God for making him 70 years old and I still wish him to many years of good. health and more service to humanity, ”she noted.

For his part, the celebrant, Sir Olamiti expressed his joy by the caliber of the people who honored him on the occasion of his 70th birthday.

“I feel very happy, very elated because of the joy I received today, it is overwhelming that two primates attended my 70th birthday and the quality of the crowd that came. I have to thank my friends, like former Ogun State Governor Segun Osoba who sent his message of goodwill from London, and former Senate Speaker David Mark who sent his media assistant to attend. and Femi Adesina also came to honor me. .

“If you ask me how I got to 70 years old, I can’t even say it because it’s like yesterday, I didn’t know I was 70 years old. In me, I always feel strong, it is the grace of God that made me what I am today, and I will continue to serve God until the end of my life ”, he said. declared.

He said that even at 70 he was still very strong and could travel outside the country on his own without assistance, unlike some people that he is older.

“When I travel alone outside the country, look at other people from my youngest age, they couldn’t even travel without assistance, but I travel alone without assistance,” he added.


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