Ipesa Aircraft Maintenance Engineer Turns 60 Years

Fadekemi Ajakaiye

Afeez Ipesa-Balogun, a licensed aircraft maintenance engineer, former chairman, Oshodi Isolo/Local Government and membership,  Lagos State House of Assembly will be 60 years of age next month.

To celebrate the diamond jubilee, his family, friends, and associates. have lined up a series of events for him, including a book,  entitled:

AFEEZ IPESA-BALOGUN : MR SPEAKER… exploration of the archives,  for launch.

The book chronicles his unique political journey, capturing the story of progressive politics in Lagos State over the last 30 years.

It is also an insider’s account of what is today the most powerful movement in Nigeria, largely the political family of President Bola Ahmed Tinubu. 

As part of the events to mark the birthday also, Ipesa is giving 25 scholarships to secondary school students in a grand design to stimulate the interest of youths to study the country’s third Republic contemporary political history and beyond. 

To that effect, the first 25 students in Lagos State public secondary schools to correctly answer six (6) quizz questions correctly will be rewarded with N50,000 each in scholarships.

Though all the quiz issues and answers are in the book, it’s public presentation is scheduled for the 6th of February, 2024, after the emergence of the quiz winners at the Nigeria Institute of International Affairs, Victoria Island, Lagos, after which there be a Jummat prayer Services on February 9, 2024, at the Masjid Monsurat Ipesa-Balogun, Awoyaya, Ibeju-Lekki, Lagos, a Mosque built in honor of his late wife. 

The celebrations will be rounded off on February 10, 2024 with a Charity Walk to end with free medical services and distribution of foodstuffs to community members at the Oshodi/Isolo LG Secretariat, Oyetayo Street, Oshodi.

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