Wednesday, March 26, 2014

People Without Culture Are Animals - Alake And Hails Dr. Mike Adenuga, Jr

 People without culture are animals–Alake *Hails Adenuga’s virtues

Globacom Chairman, Dr. Mike Adenuga, Jr has stressed the need for the preservation and propagation of Africa’s rich cultural heritage and values as a means of building a greater tomorrow.

Dr. Adenuga who stated this in a goodwill message to the 28th Lisabi Festival,, explained that Globacom as a proudly Nigerian company is sponsoring Lisabi Festival to keep the legacies of the Egba hero alive and impart young ones with the values which Lisabi Agbongboakala stood for

“Our robust partnership with Lisabi Festival is to keep Lisabi’s pioneering, courageous and excellent spirits alive in Egbaland with a view to imbuing young ones with the noble values of hard work, integrity, honesty, love, and patriotism which are some of the hallmarks of Egba ethos,” Dr. Adenuga stated.

He said Globacom would continue to be in the vanguard of efforts to project African values and cultures whilst building the best and biggest brand focused on making life more fulfilling for the people through innovative offerings and pocket friendly tariffs.

In his address, the Alake and Paramount Ruler of Egbaland, Oba Adedotun Gbadebo stressed the need to teach young ones the Egba core values of honesty, industry and integrity and described a people without culture as animals.

He thanked Globacom for robustly supporting Egbaland to fulfil its obligations to the future generation and congratulated Dr. Mike Adenuga, Jr for being honoured as one of the influential one hundred personalities that have been outstanding in the last one hundred years of our nationhood.

He commended the Ogun State Government for the numerous developments going on across the state and pleaded with indigenes to continue to support the government through sacrifice, adding that eggs could not be enjoyed without breaking the shell.

Prizes were awarded to winners in the various competitions while numerous groups and chiefs paid homage to the monarch during the celebrations. The theme of the 28th Lisabi Festival sponsored by Globacom was “Amalgamation in Nigeria and Egba National Independence”.

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