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Adekeke celebrates 50th birthday anniversary
By Dafe Omoko
It was celebration galore as a business tycoon, Mrs Antonia Adeleke celebrated her golden birthday anniversary at Ovwian in Udu local government area recently.
The event was a reunion of family members and friends who extolled the virtue of the celebrant in their speeches at the occasion, as she was praised for her kindheartedness, forthrightness and humility.
Her husband, Mr Taju Adeleke who spoke to our reporter at the event , described her as a gift from God to him and their children ” I would forever appreciate God for bringing us together as husband and wife. It was like a story but it is a glory now . I pray God that I should celebrate more happy glorious years with her. ”
In her brief speech, the celebrant, Mrs Adeleke expressed gratitude to God for His goodness upon her life and particularly for her 50th birthday anniversary celebration, just as she expressed appreciation to her husband and children for being there for her.
She further thanked her relations and guests present at the event. “I am overwhelmed by their presence . I never knew that I am loved by many people. I thanked them for their words of encouragement. This would encourage me to continue to do good things ”
Some personalities and groups that graced the event include; Chief Lawrence Agbara, Mr Magnus Otemiewo, Mr Charles Okeremute, Mr Udo Idongeslt, Friday Usawre, Godwin Onokiti, Enwe Street Ladies Association, United Brothers Club , CAC Light Centre Ovwian , United Ladies Association, Ovwian.
High point of the event was the cutting of the birthday cake by the celebrant.