*says he is a foremost investor, philanthropist par excellence.
By; BAYO AKAMO, Ibadan
The Oyo State Council of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) on Thursday felicitated with the Ajia Balogun of Ibadanland, Olooye Adegboyega Adegoke on his birthday,
Oyo NUJ in a statement jointly signed by the union Chairman, Alhaji Ademola Babalola and the Secretary, Comrade, Sola Oladapo respectfully.described Oloye Adegoke as a foremost investor and a philanthropist par excellence, who has used his wealth to develop the socio-economic and human development of the state and the country as a whole.
The union stressed that the Executive Director Finance and Chief Financial Officer of OES Energy Services, and Chairman/CEO Channel 8 Group of Hotels has used his philanthropic gesture to train many Oyo state youths and women on entrepreneurial skills, including enormous support to the widows in the state.
“Olooye Adegoke is known for his patriotism and kind heartedness, who is always making sacrifices to safeguard human and capital development.The business mogul remains a shining example of the virtues of choosing entrepreneurship from an early age. He had pursued his career with diligence and perseverance to build some of the state’s largest hotel centre”, it said
Oyo NUJ in added, “the humility, simplicity and cosmopolitan outlook of the entrepreneur who defies ethnic and religious persuasions in extending support to the poor and vulnerable and providing employment opportunities without discrimination.”
While acknowledging Olooye Adegoke’s role in ” bolstering the economy through continuous engagement and counseling,inspiring and mentoring young Nigerians to greatness on best practices in promoting the ease of doing business”, Oyo NUJ prayed that almighty God would continue to protect the foremost entrepreneur and his family, and grant him more strength and grace to do more for the state, the country and humanity in general.