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Who the cap fit… Segun Ojolowo elected as new president of Ota Gravity Foundation

The Ota Gravity Foundation is a renowned philanthropic institution in Ota, comprising eminent individuals who have substantially contributed to the community through diverse developmental projects

Segun Ojolowo, President Ota Gravity Foundation

Segun Ojolowo-Ojuko, a socialite and politician from Ogun State, has been elected and declared the new President of the esteemed Ota Gravity Foundation (OGF).

The election, which occurred on Monday, June 17, 2024, in Ota, marked the transition of leadership from the outgoing President, Mr. Biodun Adeniran, FCA, to Ojolowo-Ojuko.

In his acceptance speech, Ojolowo-Ojuko commended the efforts of the previous executive council, particularly Mr. Adeniran, and pledged his steadfast dedication to furthering the foundation’s noble cause.

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He called upon all members to rally behind him in pursuit of the foundation’s objectives while upholding its rich heritage.

The newly elected Executive Council members include:

  • Hon. Segun Ojolowo-Ojuko – President
  • High Chief Basirat Abimbola Abina – Vice President 1 (Nigeria)
  • Arc. Waliu Olaiwola Salako – Vice President 2 (Diaspora)
  • Yeye Kemi Adeogun – Social/Publicity Secretary
  • Alhaji Wasiu Lawal – Treasurer
  • Hon. Kola Salako – Secretary

The Ota Gravity Foundation is a renowned philanthropic institution in Ota, comprising eminent individuals who have substantially contributed to the community through diverse developmental projects.

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Prominent members of the foundation include Ogun State Deputy Governor Engr. Noimot Salako-Oyedele, esteemed lawyer and Islamic scholar Sheikh Ali Daudu, Hon Nurudeen Aina Akinpelu, High Chief Olarenwaju Bashorun (Seriki Otta), and other distinguished personalities.

Ojolowo-Ojuko, in his inaugural speech as president, said “As a human, I can only assure you of my commitment and best efforts in pushing the foundation forward beyond where I found it. I believe the foundation needs to be redirected towards more engagements in social and financial sustainability.

“Our financial commitments are not encouraging, and I am not an exception. Our social engagement has been quite low, and I hope to improve it. Our membership needs to be more flexible to accommodate committed individuals as the constitution permits.

“All ongoing projects will be a priority for completion within a short period.”

Ojolowo-Ojuko expressed his gratitude to the foundation members for their unwavering support and trust, emphasizing his belief that, with the current team, the Ota Gravity Foundation is poised to become one of the leading philanthropic organizations in Ota.

Furthermore, he extended his appreciation to the Board of Trustees, chaired by Aare Ayodele Bankole, and comprising Dr. (DCP) Lateef Ahmed, Mr. Kunle Somorin, Oluwo Ganiyu Dada-Obanibasiri, and Engr. Temitayo Idowu, for ensuring a smooth leadership transition.

He announced that details regarding the inauguration ceremony would be disclosed soon.

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