By Oluwasegun Aina
The Chattered Institute of Information and Strategy Management (CIISM) in Collaboration with Prowess University, United State of America (USA), has confered Honorary Doctorate Degree on Olufaki of Ifaki-Ekiti, Oba John Adegbenro Falore Ajigbade III.
The Monarch received the honour during the Institute 9th Leadership Submit, Induction and Honourary Doctorate Degree Award with Theme: Enhancing Productivity through Transformational Leadership and Empowerment Strategy for National Growth, held on Saturday at Rockview Hotel, Abuja.
The prestigious award was given in recognition of Oba Adegbenro’s giant strides since his inception as Olufaki of Ifaki-Ekiti
Giving his acceptance speech, Oba Adegbenro thanked the Institute for the honor while dedicating it to the good people of Ifaki-Ekiti.
He said: “I appreciate God for giving me this privilege to be here as your Guest and Awardee. It may interest you to know that this is one of the good award have received as the Monarch of my Community; so, this means so much to me.
As I appreciate this institution for this recognition, I am dedicating it to the Almighty God and the good people of Ifaki-Ekiti. “Many thanks those who walked with me in receiving the award with Special Kudos to The President Ifaki Progressive Union (IPU) and Unique Club President, Mr Still Rafael Taiwo Ogunjana and Mr Fisayo Esan, my adorable Wife, fellow Cadet Officer’s Course 25 Set and entire Ifaki people. Olufaki will be officially recognize as Doctor hence forth.
The Onisan of Isan Ekiti and immediate past Chairman, Ekiti State Council of Traditional Rulers, Oba Ayodele Adejuwon is also an Awardee and host of others in the event.