Adron Homes Rewards Employees With Mansions For Loyalty
Nigeria’s foremost pan African real estate company has compensated 10 of its staff who has spent ten years with the organization with mansions gift.
The real estate company did this as part of activities marking its 10th anniversary and a give back to staff that had spent well over ten years with the organization and compensation of their contribution towards the growth of the real estate company over the years.
In his speech while addressing the occasion that took place in one of the real estate’s locations in Manhattan Park and gardens where the houses were built, the Group Managing Director, Aare Adetola Emmanuelking has this to say;
“First of all, let me on behalf of the Management and Board send you the sincerest thanks. To the dignitaries in our midst and all guest; I give a warm welcome to this Landmark event.
On the occasion of the 10th anniversary of our beloved company, I want to spend time recalling the past, my biggest feeling is: enthusiasm and dream are the greatest asset and Standing on the stage of the 10th Anniversary celebration, I am deeply touched & emotional, remembering the time when I decided to take up this monumental challenge to start my own business, with the 3 key ingredients at my disposal; my seed investment of 200,000, the unflinching support of my amiable wife; Olori Aderonke EmmanuelKing and the most critical element the blessing of God the Father.
I appreciate all the dignitaries present on this occasion, my special greeting goes to His Royal Highness, the Emir of Uke kingdom Alhaji Abdullah Hassan, Hon. Engr. Muhammad Idris, Honourable Commissioner of Works and Housing, Hon. Auwal Modibbo, Aspirant House of Representative, Honourable Haruna Nalado, Senior Special Assistant to the Governor on ICT, Hajia Halimat Bawa Special Assistant to the President on Community Engagement, Alh. DIKKO Bala former International Maritime Organization Representative London. Represented and Alh. Ahmed Habu Gumel.
And so, I headed off with sheer faith and the wind of grace backing us up; We started with ONE staff in the person of my humble self, this 1 staff went out and got 4 more on the very first day of opening on Monday, February 7th, 2012, These 5 went out and multiplied themselves by inviting more people to join this wonderful family and by the end of our very first year in business, we had about 70 to 80 staff; and in barely 10 years, look what we have achieved, with a staff strength of over 3,000 staff we have been able to successfully multiply ourselves; so now, imagine what can be done in another 10 years, with more products, better technology, & greater investment in our people.
People remain at the center of what we do both our clients and most especially our staff; you all know what is said about charity, it begins from home that is why we take great pleasure as a company is not just celebrating our people but also growing with them;
Going down memory lane; one of my longest-serving staff had a housing challenge and approached me for a loan and whilst she was narrating her ordeal, the Holy Spirit was also speaking to me; and at that time, I had 2 houses and I was moved to gift her the first personal house I had ever built for myself and we all know the emotions tied up with such property is.
And so I obeyed and gifted the 4 bedroom detached duplex which was worth 55Milion Naira as at then now valued at over 80 Million Naira; & SO today, to celebrate our decade Marines the incredible 10 still standing from the beginning, we will be gifting 8 houses each worth 24 Million Naira to all 8 of us today, DGSM Fisayo Oloruntoba has been gifted a detached 4 bedroom house in Treasure Park and Gardens, Resort and Estates Simawa while mine has also been gifted.
Also attached to these gifts are cash rewards in millions to help in the furnishing of their various houses. This is a token to appreciate your loyalty & tenacity; We can attest that these qualities are not easy to come by in the times we find ourselves.
A Hundred people started with us at the end of the first year and now, 10 years later; 10 are still standing so on behalf of the management; I celebrate you and is to further state that up till date; the care of our people remains at the core of what we do and Today is no exception as we take out time to celebrate our Incredible Decade Marines.
Finally, I want to use this opportunity to charge the decade marines, Will you grow to become the SCORE MARINES? that is, will I still celebrate you when this organization celebrates two decades? Challenge yourselves to be here for the next decade, bigger, better, and higher in position and impact.
Challenge yourselves to pass these qualities and gestures forward. Where you can, celebrate people; when the opportunity presents itself do not hesitate to be sacrificial, let us collectively determine to make the world around us a better place and so, It Is my great pleasure to state with so much pride and joy in my heart that I have had the opportunity to work with these incredible colleagues here for ten years; what a privilege it is to serve with you. Without any further ado, Ladies and gentlemen, I present to you our incredible decade Marines.”
The real estate company uses the opportunity of the anniversary to appreciate all its customers and reiterates its effort to make incredible housing affordable to every Nigerian.
Otunba Gbenga Daniel Doles Out Money To Sagamu Flood Victims
The former governor of Ogun State and Senator-Elect of the Ogun East Senatorial District, under the All Progressive Congress, His Excellency Otunba Gbenga Daniel _fnse_, has has doled out various sums of money in support of victims of the recent flood tragedy in Sagamu.
This followed the condolence visit by a delegation representing the newly elected Senator to the family of the deceased young student; Goodluck Abiola and other victims of the flood who are currently recuperating in the hospital.
Leader of the delegation, Evang. Kolade Segun-Okeowo KSO, who is The Gateway Movement Coordinator in Sagamu Local Government, delivered a moving message from His Excellency, Otunba Gbenga Daniel to the mother, guardian and family of the late young lad.
KSO expressed the rude shock and bitterness with which His Excellency, OGD received the news of the tragedy and his deep sense of sympathy and condolences to the family he left behind.
The delegation thereafter offered prayers for the repose of the soul of the young boy.
In his response, the head of the family and foster father of the late boy, Surv. Lawal Ibrahim Olalekan, thanked the delegation and His Excellency Otunba Gbenga Daniel for considering it worthy to visit the family and commiserate with them.
He declared that the action of His Excellency, OGD is not surprising to him as he has always known him to be a large- hearted man and very magnanimous almost to a fault.
The delegation thereafter presented a cheque of #200,000 (Two Hundred Thousand Naira Only) to the family on behalf of His Excellency, OGD.
The OGD delegation thereafter moved to the hospital _(name witheld)_ where the two rescued victims were recuperating. The two patients who although were in great pains at the time of the visit were stable and received the delegation properly.
They recounted the horrible experience of what happened on the fateful day. According to the two friends, they were returning on an an okada from the burial service of another friend when the tragedy struck.
A hit and run driver was said to have pushed them into the huge Isale Ojumele canal and left them to battle for their lives in the massive floods, until rescue operations sought them out.
Once again, KSO delivered the get-well message from His Excellency, OGD to the two rescued victims and assured them of his continued prayers/best wishes to them.
Cheques of #100,000 (One Hundred Thousand Naira Only) each were again presented to the victims to support them in getting good treatment.
Responding on behalf of the two victims, Mr. Waheed Kehinde said he has heard so much about the good intentions and large heartedness of His Excellency Otunba Gbenga Daniel and expressed thanks to him and God that he and his friend have benefited from his goodwill. He prayed that God will continue to bless OGD in all his endeavours.
The OGD delegation led by Evang. Kolade Segun-Okeowo, KSO also included Hon. Temitope Ogunnubi and Hon. Dada Ogunyombo (the Honourable Councilors representing wards 11 & 13 respectively. Others include Hon. Kalejaiye Okueso and Hon. Sunday Sodiya (Gateway Movement Coordinators for Wards 11 & 13) Also on the entourage was the Gateway Movement Youth Mobiliser for Sagamu Constituency 2, Comrade Shamsideen Abdul.
Ooni Proclaims Quilombola Yoruba Territory During Visit to Brazil
In other to continuously bridge the gap between the Yoruba race and the rest of the world through cultural integration and globalizing Yoruba culture across the shores of Nigeria; His Imperial Majesty, Ooni of Ifé; Arole Oduduwa, Ooni Adeyeye Babatunde Enitan Ogunwusi Ojaja II CFR has officially delivered the 1st title to Quilombola territory in Brazil; making the city first outside Africa to receive a certificate of Yoruba territory.
Ooni Adeyeye and his entourage from Nigeria arrived in Bahia, welcomed by an orchestra of Atabaques and Berimbaus. He delivered the title in recognition of Quilombola territory in Brazil on Sunday the 19th of March 2023. The epoch-making ceremony took place in the Quingoma community, in Lauro de Freitas, in the Metropolitan Region of Salvador, Brazil. Residents of Quilombola could not hold their joy as they celebrated the delivery of the title of Yoruba territory which will further strengthen and preserve the Yoruba history, culture and language in the community.
According to the account, the Quilombola was recognized for having received and welcomed Yoruba people, who were enslaved and forcibly removed from their base in Nigeria during the era of the slave trade in Africa, the recognition of Quilombola as Yoruba territory is another step in the fight for respect for African history. The history of the Quilombo dates back to the 17th century. Currently, around 580 families live in the area covering approximately 1,200 hectares. Quingoma has been recognized as a Quilombola territory by the Palmares Foundation since 2013.
Ọ́ọ̀ni Ifẹ̀ in his address disclosed that; the rich and robust history of the Brazilians and the Yoruba people have dated back time in memorial and steps like this will not only preserve the history via cultural preservation, it will also give Brazilians a sense of belonging and help foster improvement in strengthening the heritage of Yoruba globally. “
This event is a very big one for me because I am passionate about preserving the Yorubas culture and its deep-rooted values. this event will lay precedence for the Yoruba language and its culture to be more acceptable globally. You can see the excitement on their faces. Their Babalawo are well grounded in the teachings of Ifa and can render the Odu-Ifa and it’s panegyrics like our Ifa priest do in Nigeria. They hold our gods like Sango, Ogun, Yemoja, and Obatala in high esteem. The have designated days to celebrate these gods with colorful displays infused with plenty aesthetics. They also speak Yoruba which is one thing I love about them. It’s very essential to harmonize them and also show solidarity that we are part of them and they are part of us. this will foster good bilateral trade between Brazil and Nigeria and it will also put the Yoruba culture at an advantage.” He added.
Olori Sekinat Elegushi’s Foundation Hosts 300 Children At New Year Party
As part of its activities for the New Year, the Quality and Selfless Empowerment Foundation, QSE, a brain child of Queen Sekinat Aramide Elegushi, hosted over 300 children from within Ikate Kingdom in Lagos State and its environs to a New Year party.
The annual New Year party is one of her humanitarian programmes for residents in the community, particularly the indigent.
In her remarks, Olori Elegushi advised the children to be focused, disciplined and shun all forms of social vices, to make their parents and the country proud.
“Also, as you resume school this week, I urge you to study very hard so as to become great personalities in life, make your parents and the country proud,” she said.
Olori Elegushi thanked God on behalf of the children for keeping them alive and healthy to witness another year.
She also thanked her husband and Patron of the foundation, Oba Saheed Ademola Elegushi, as well as other trustees for their support and for also spending time with the children.
She equally thanked the International Women Society (IWS) and other organisations for their partnership and collaboration.
The children who had quality time of entertainment, amusement and merriment, were given different items including school bags; writing materials; lunch boxes; water bottles; snacks and toys.
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