The entire Ikorodu Division was thrown into frenzy mood on Tuesday, 6th August in honour of one of Ikorodu Division’s noble sons, community leader and immediate past Clerk of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Otunba Ganiyu Olusegun Abiru, popularly called GOA by his teeming admirers within and outside Ikorodu division.
This is because, the seasoned administrator and Chairman, Ikorodu-Oga Development Association IKODASS was a year older. Both indigenes and residents alike were united in the celebration of a man that has been widely described as a Community Builder Per Excellence, Seasoned Administrator and Bridge-Builder.
In his special birthday tribute to Otunba Abiru, Omo’ba ’Peju Akinyemi, Founder and CEO, Ikorodu Oga Radio wrote, ‘Otunba Ganiyu Olusegun Abiru, your birthday offers a unique opportunity to reflect on your unique virtues; you’re a Listener, Mentor, Father, Team-Player, GOA-L Getter and a Community Builder Per Excellence. Above al, you’re the ‘Distinguished Senator’ of the good people of Ikorodu Division and beyond. May the good Lord bless you with Long Life Good Health and Prosperity’?
Hon. Babajimi Benson, Member, representing Ikorodu Federal Constituency at the House of Reps also wrote, ‘As you celebrate your ‘ojo ibi’ today, I wish you plenty of joy, marital bliss, good health and prosperity for you have diligently served and still serving your community as a role model, epitome of wisdom, leadership and foresight. May the good Lord bless, keep and shine His face upon you always’.
See more tributes on Otunba Ganiyu Olusegun Abiru below; ‘A former Chairman, NBA Ikorodu Chapter, Barr S.O.K Shillings wrote, ‘I join all Afeniferes to felicitate with an accomplished Community builder; the one who had a splint opportunity to rule Ikorodu Local Government and he made a good job of it; one entrusted to lead IKODASS and had to be shanghaied to continue. He came out of service unblemished and has the energy to go more miles. Happy birthday to a worthy leader and elder!’.
@JAPHETISM wrote, ‘Happy Birthday to a pillar and leader, a community builder and accomplished public servant. A friendly brother; GOA of all times. Congratulations, Sir.
@ Com. Kehinde Okeowo wrote, ‘What a beautiful day to celebrate with an Icon, an Administrator per excellence, a kind hearted person who believes in making people around him happy. My brother-in-Community Service and Indefatigable Chairman of IKODASS, Otunba Ganiyu Olusegun Abiru’.
Suave Records Boss @ Bashexy wrote, ‘Words fail me today… Happy birthday to a symbol of unity in Ikorodu division. Otunba GOA. I am always proud to be associated with you, Sir. With you, the Goal is always intact… Continue to age gracefully’.
Impact Community Newspaper Publisher, @Kunle Adelabu wrote, ‘Happy birthday to a highly revered Otunba Ganiyu Olusegun Abiru. We celebrate an administrator per excellence, an enigma, builder, manager of men and resources, outstanding character, humane person and one of the few that are IMPACTING on the IMPACT today with millions others. We wish you many more happy prosperous returns in god health, happiness and riches.
@ THEPROF wrote, ‘He’s a father, friend, confidant, benefactor and mentor. Hardly does anyone combine so much. A tested and trusted public administrator of no little measure and one of the few role models that abound in the community. A catalyst who set GOALs to the pride of his people whom he puts first before himself. Happy birthday ‘Distinguished Senator’ Ganiyu Olusegun Abiru.
@Ogo4Real wrote,’ Happy birthday to a unifying force of different opinions and backgrounds in Ikorodu division. A bridge builder and a man of peace. A philanthropist, leader per excellence, a mentor and worthy role model. Wishing you the best in life, Sir.
@FATOL2000 wrote, ‘Congratulations on your new age, the new generational leader; a leader with no blemish; an inspirational leader…’
@Macboodye wrote, ‘Happy Birthday to an Ambassador of Peace, a community builder, an exemplary leader with a difference; a Philanthropist, role model and mentor’.
@Olayinka wrote. Happy Birthday to a cerebral humanitarian. Although, I have not met you in person but, testimonies of your support to young minds, as an encourager and beacon of hope in Ikorodu is noteworthy’.