Olofa honours Waheed Olagunju, wife with chieftaincy titles

THE ANCIENT town of Ofa kingdom would be agog next Saturday, May 28, 2022 as Dr. Waheed Olagunju would be honoured as the Aare Bobagunwa of Offa Kingdom while his wife, Hajia Mobolaji Olagunju would be decorated as the Yeye Aare Bobagunwa of Offa Kingdom.

There would be a pre investiture lecture on Thursday, May 26, 2022 at the Imperial Event Centre, opposite Summit University, Ira Road, Offa. Erudite scholar and legal luminary, Professor Akin Oyebode, SAN would deliver the lecture titled, “Mobilizing Popular Participation for the emergence of Offa Titun”. The lecture would commence at 10:00 am.

Dr. Waheed Olagunju was a great broadcaster with the Nigeria Television Authority, NTA, between 1981 and 1990. He was in charge of Economy Desk and later rose to become the controller of news.

In 1990, he joined the former Nigerian Industrial Development Bank, NIDB, now Bank of Industry as senior manager and rose to the position of executive director in charge of Business Development and was later re-assigned as Executive Director SME.

Before he retired, he had acted twice as Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of the bank in 2014 and between February 2016 and May 2017.

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