By Joshua Oriola
The Osogbo-born professionals under the auspices of Osogbo Affairs Forum (OSAF) rejoiced with three of its members, Mr. Kunle Rasheed Adegoke, Dr Mujidat Olabisi Salawudeen and Mr. Rasheed Ademola Adebiyi on the recognition and elevation the trio recently achieved in their respective callings.
The felicitation was contained in a press statement signed and made available to the media in Osogbo, Osun State capital by the Convener of the Forun, Prince Hameed Oyegbade and the Chairman of the Steering Committee of the Forum, Mr. Abdulrahman Okunade.
Mr. Kunle Adegoke was recently conferred with the prestigious rank of Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) after a diligent practice of law for seventeen years. Popularly known as K. Rad, Mr. Adegoke is the first indigene of Osogbo to attain such a rank in the legal profession.
Dr Salawudeen Mujidat Olabisi Salawudeen bagged PhD degree in Social Studies from the Ekiti State University after a rigorous and steadfast academic sojourn and a successful defence of her doctoral thesis.
During the 5th edition of the Osun Youth Ambassador Award that held in Osogbo, Mr. Rasheed Ademola Adebiyi, a lecturer in the department of Mass Communication at the Fountain University, Osogbo (FUO) was presented with an award of excellence as a worthy Osun Youth Ambassador.
According to the statement, “In an era like this, when many no longer believe that hardwork pays, we cannot but celebrate such citizens who have distinguished themselves in their chosen legitimate fields”.
“We congratulate and celebrate with our ambassadors, Mr. Kunle Rasheed Adegoke, (SAN), Dr Mujidat Olabisi Salawudeen (PhD) and Mr. Rasheed Ademola Adebiyi”, OSAF said.
The group urged them to remain hardworking and shining examples to the generation that looks up to them as role models. OSAF also urged the youths in Osogbo to emulate the such great people in the society.