… Describes The Collectives as a club of smart people
By Charles Segun Adegbite
Former President of the Nigeria Publishers Association(NPA), Bashorun Yinka Lawal-Sholarin, has described the people of Remoland as being very lucky for having HRM Oba Babatunde Adewale Ajayi as Akarigbo and their paramount ruler in this dispensation.
He said this while fielding questions from Successful People Magazine at the palace of the monarch in Sagamu recently.
Lawal-Sholarin, an accomplished pharmacist and a foremost publisher, also described The Collectives as a club of smart young people.
Speaking on the peace and progress Remoland has been witnessing since Oba Ajayi was installed the Akarigbo, he said the learned monarch is really a blessing to the people.
According to him, that the Oba is an accomplished accountant with FCA title is not the ultimate, but having Masters degree in law as an erudite lawyer, and being an expert in insolvency added to his intellectual capacity.
His impeccable manners which depicts good upbringing and other virtues the Oba has, made him an exceptional leader who everyone is proud of.
Speaking on the endowment fund The Collectives launched during the 3rd Royal Banquet held recently, Lawal-Sholarin said, “What these young men are doing is home grown social services.
“I think these men in The Collectives are doing wonderfully well. And there is no way they can raise fund, unless they do what they are doing now. That’s what we do in Rotary Club anyway.” He explained.
To buttress his point, he said: “We organise a party and raise fund. I don’t know how much they (The Collectives) are going to collect here. It’s an endowment fund.”
On the integrity of the club and reasons people in Remo should support The Collectives, he disclosed thus, “I have been associated with them for a very long time, even after which they made me patron.
“My impression about them is that they are a club of smart young people. I’m always surprised about the intellect of the gathering: it is amazing.” He reiterated.
“Over the years they have done some social work in Sagamu. They even built their clubhouse in Sagamu GRA.
“I’ve been a Rotarian for over 50years. I have been President of Rotary. My contributions to the Rotary Club is not doing so much to my country. The Americans will make a counterpart contributions”. He disclosed.
On his advice to the club members, “They should carry on. They are also lucky in having Oba Babatunde Ajayi, the Akarigbo of Remo as their member, former president and now their Grand Patron” He said..