A foremost social group in Abeokuta, “Prestige Family” on Saturday organized a befitting new year party for members, friends and loved ones with a call to members to live together in love.

In his welcome address at the occasion, the President of the family, Professor Tope Popoola, identified letter “I” as the cord that binds members of the family together.

According to him, “members did not meet anywhere to decide the formation of the family, instead, they came together informally and it turned out to become a united family of people from Igbore, Ijemo, Itoko, Ilaro, Ijebu-Igbo, Ilorin, Ibadan with letter ” I” playing a prominent role.

  • While thanking members for their support and cooperation, Prof. Popoola commended the planning committee for a job well done within the shortest period of time, promising that the next edition would be more glamorous and even more encompassing.

The Class Captain of the Family, Engr Bola Ogunsanya also expressed his satisfaction to members of the planning committee for putting up a wonderful event for the benefits of all.

Prestige Family is a prominent social group comprising of who is who in Abeokuta, Ogun state with membership expanding beyond the shore of Nigeria to Europe and America.

The maiden new year party of the group had in attendance members as well as friends and relatives from far and near. Notably among them were, Luponna of Egbaland, Chief Omolaja Ayo Majakodunmi, Mr. Wole Fateru, Lekan Ewuoso, Femi Coker and Elder Sunday Oladimeji (SOT).

Others in attendance were, Femi Jones and Femi Fateru, Olawale Kamoru, Gbenga Odurinde, “Amoural”, Femi Ewetade, Seun Abati, Surv. Bayo, Mr Olaoye, Dr. Eniola, Odurinde Gbenga, Mr Sokeye and other top personnel too numerous to mention.

With Princess Adeola on band, members dined, wined and danced with ecstasy in a carnival like environment that drew the attention of residents of Ijeja area of Abeokuta.

To add glamour to the event, M.C. Bones was on ground to make everyone laughed and eased off every form of pressure and tension. It was indeed a celebration of love as disclosed by the president.

The party which took place at Ijeja area of Abeokuta also had in attendance, top security operatives and notable personalities within Nigeria and beyond.


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