PHOTONEWS: Aregbesola Honoured At Osun NUJ 2018 Awards Dinner

Governor Rauf Aregbesola of the State of Osun was part of the honourees at the 2018 Dinner and Awards Night of the Osun State Council of the Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ) held at the Atlantic Events Center in Osogbo, the state capital on Thursday.

At the event were the Former Nigerian Ambassador to the Phillipines, Dr Yemi Farounbi, the Oluwo of Iwo, Oba Abdulrasheed Adewale Akanbi, Commissioner for Information and Strategy in the State of Osun, Mr Adelani Baderinwa, Monarchs, Veteran Journalists, Politicians and other members of the 4th estate of the realm.

Dolapo Julius who was at the event took the following photos:


PHOTONEWS: Aregbesola Attends Opening Of Osogbo New Eid Praying Ground

Governor Rauf Aregbesola of the State of Osun on Thursday attended the Special Prayer Heralding the Opening of the Osogbo Eid Praying Ground.

The Governor was captured at the event by his official photographer, Dolapo Julius exchanging pleasantries with business mogul and the Asiwaju Musulumi of Yorubaland, Alhaji Tunde Badmus as well as the Ataoja of Osogbo, Oba Jimoh Olanipekun.

Others at the event included the Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Dr Ajibola Basiru, Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Barr Kolapo Alimi and muslim faithfuls who trooped to the Eid Praying Ground to observe the special prayers.

Here are photos from the event:


PHOTONEWS: Aregbesola Commissions Late Olufunke Kolawole Resort

Governor Rauf Aregbesola on Tuesday performed the Official Commissioning of Lakeside Resort Restaurant Named after Late Mrs. Olufunke Oluwakemi Kolawole, Fmr. Permanent Secretary, Bureau of General Services, Swearing-in Ceremony of the Newly Appointed Nine (9) Headmasters-General / Permanent Secretaries, Three (3) Tutors-General / Permanent Secretaries and Distribution of Bond Certificates to Retirees under the Contributory Pension Scheme (CPS).

The 3-in-1 event was held at the Resort inside the State Secretariat, Abeere.

Dolapo Julius captured the following photos.

PHOTONEWS: New Oyo/Osun Customs Boss Visits Governor Aregbesola

The New Customs Area Comptroller of Oyo and Osun area command of the Nigeria Customs Service, Compt; Odibu, C.O on Tuesday paid a courtesy call on Governor Rauf Aregbesola at the Government House in Osogbo.

The event was covered by Dolapo Julius and he sent in the following photos,

PHOTONEWS: Aregbesola Commiserates With Olofa Over Bloody Bank Robbery

Governor, State of Osun, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola on Friday paid a condolence visit to the Olofa of Offa, Oba Mufutau Gbadamosi Esuwoye II over last Thursday’s robbery incident that claimed more than 50 lives in the ancient town.

The monarch who appreciated Governor Aregbesola for the visit prayed for peace calling on government to do all within its powers to safeguard the citizenry.

The Olofa and his visitor later joined Muslim Faithfuls to observe the mandatory 2-rakat Jumaat Prayers at the Central Mosque in Offa.

The prayer was led by the Chief Imam of Offa, Sheik Salman Hussein.

Photos are courtesy Dolapo Julius.

PHOTONEWS: Governor Aregbesola Attends APC NEC

Governor Rauf Aregbesola on Monday attended the National Executive Committee meeting of the All Progressives Congress which ratified the position of many members on the ongoing battle with the tenure elongation moves for Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, the party’s national chairman.

The meeting held that while modalities for the elective national convention are put in place, members of the National Working Committee must resign and given waiver to recontest in the elections.

Photos are courtesy Dolapo Julius.

PHOTONEWS: Aregbesola Attends Mrs Emenike’s Burial

Governor Rauf Aregbesola on Saturday honoured the invitation by the High Chief (Sir) Ikechi Emenike & Family to the Funeral service of their Matriarch, Nneoma (Chief) Mrs. Helen Egobeke Emenike Uwagbama in Abia State.

He was joined at the ceremony by the Governor of Abia State, Okezie Ikpeazu.

Photos are by Dolapo Julius.