It was euphoria in Bode Olude, Elega, Abeokuta of Ogun State as Alhaji (Asiwaju) Dapo Nurudeen Wahab the Chairman and Managing Director of Sparkle Cheery International Consultancy Services Limited was officially turbaned as Asiwaju Adeen at the 3rd turbaning ceremony of Bode Olude Muslim Community under His Eminence Chief Imam, Alhaji Mohammed Thanni Abolade Somide.
The turbaning ceremony which took place at the Benevolent Nursery and Primary School, Federal Housing Estate, Abeokuta.
Speaking during the turbaning and presentation of certificates to the new chiefs, His Eminence Chief Imam, Alhaji Mohammed Thanni Abolade Somide, the Chief Iman and President League Iman and Alfas of Bode Olude solicited the support and cooperation of the new Chiefs to the growth and development of Muslim Community. According to him, “We are happy turbaning men and women of prestige today and we seek for continuous cooperation, mutual support and prayers for landslide success in their respective positions”.
He also reiterated the need to spend in the ways of Islam citing the examples of Khadijat, wife of the Prophet, Abu Bakr (May Allah be pleased with them) and some early Muslims who immensely spent in the ways of Islam.
Among those turbaned with various titles were Alhaji Olanrewaju Sulaimonu, Bada Adeen – Bode Olude, AlhajiGasal Adenekan, Oganla Adeen – Bode Olude, Alhaji Tajudeen Adesanya, Mayegun Adeen – Bode Olude, Alhaji Jubiril A. Adewolu, Imole Adeen – Bode Olude, Chief Mosiudi Nojimudeen Olaniyi, Saraki Adeen – Bode Olude, Abd Semiu Aremu, Otun Agbsinga – Bode Olude, Chief Bisiriyu A. Iskilu, Otun Baale Adeen – Bode Olude, Alhaji Akeem Abd Ramoni, Akirogun Adeen – Bode Olude, Chief Sakirudeen Bankole, Tayese Adeen – Bode Olude, Alhaja Falilat Abolanle Dapo – Wahab, Asiwaju Adeen Alasalatu Bode Olude, Chie (Mrs) Mariam Folorunsho, Mayegun Adeen Alasalatu Oode – Olude, Alhaja Falilatu Amosa Lamidi, Alasaye Adeen Alasalatu – Bode Olude, Alhaja Saidat Adenekan, Agbesinga Adeen Bode Olude, Alhaja Nuratu Roheem, Osupa Adeen Alasalatu – Bode Olude, Alhaja Kudirat Sulaimon, Oganla Adeen Alsalatu Bode –Olude and Mrs. Ramulat Popoola, Otun Iya Adeen Alasalatu Bode – Olude.
The under listed were also turbaned with Islamic Chiefs: Alhaji Nojimudeen Yusufu, Mufuti – Bode Olude, Abd. Rahmoni Afuape, Olori Omokewu – Bode Olude, Alfa Sanusi Nureni, Otun Olomo Kewu – Bode Olude, Alfa Mugisu Abd Raheem, Osin Omo Kewu – Bode Olude, Alfa Azeez Kalejaiye, Ekerin Olomo Kewu – Bode Olude, Alfa Dauda Ogunbunmi, Farul Ulamou – Bode Olude, Alfa Monsurudeen Sodunke, Otun Olori Adeen – Bode Olude, Alfa Kamourudeen Yunnus, Asiwaju Oluomo Kewu – Bode Olude, lhaji Tajudeen Saanu, Bada Olomo Kewu – Bode Olude, Iman Samusindeen Idowu, Sarunmi Olomo Kewu – Bode Olude, Alfa Muhamed Alwal Atanda, Mukadam Olomo Kewu – Bode Olude, Alhaji (Iman) Musiliudeen Rufai, Wasiri – Bode Olude.
Others were Alfa Musedeen Aralamo, Otun Alatunse – Bode Olude, Alfa Abd Kabiru Taiwo, Ajanosi – Bose Olude, Alfa Wasiu Sojobi, Arowai / Muhasim – Bode Olude and Alfa Nasirudeen Abiodun Taiwo, Asoju Olomo Kewu – Bode Olude.
The ceremony also featured an opening address by Alhaji Sakirudeen Adebisi Bada, Baba Adeen and a lecture presentation by Dr. Alhaji Nurudeen Kasimawo the Chief Imam of Emuren, Ijebu Remo.