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Atiku Abubakar hails Afe Babaloa at 91


Former Nigerian Vice President, Atiku Abubakar has joined well wishes across the world to celebrate Aare Afe Babalola as he clocks 91-years of age today.

Babalola is a Nigerian Lawyer (SAN) and the founder of Afe Babalola University in Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State was born on 30 October 1929.

In a statement on his official Twitter page, Atiku hailed Babalola’s mental and physical fitness despite being a nonagenarian.

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According to the former Peoples Democratic Party’s presidential candidate, Babalola is a giant in different dimensions, as such, Atiku prayed God for his continuous fruitfulness.

To be 91 and still retain mental and physical fitness like Aare Afe Babalola is the kind of grace everyone prays for. For almost 60 years, Aare Babalola remains a colossus in the Nigerian law enterprise, making him the most senior attorney in the country.

He is also in the elite list of promoters of quality education in our great country. Aare Babalola is a giant in different dimensions, but nowhere is his height more towering than his devotion to God and philanthropy to the people.

Sir, I join millions of your admirers across the world from diverse fields of endeavour to celebrate you on your birthday and ask that the Almighty shall continue to nourish your roots to continue being fruitful to the world. Happy birthday, Sir.