Afolabi Donates Church, Vicarage to Ijebu Anglican Diocese

By sifaxadmin | June 24th, 2022

Dr. Taiwo Afolabi, Chairman, SIFAX Group has donated a church, vicarage, children hall and a bus to the Ijebu Anglican Diocese in commemoration of his 60th birthday.

The church, Samson Afolabi Anglican Church, Ijebu-Ode, Ogun State, would seek to meet the spiritual needs of the town’s GRA residents.

At the church’s dedication service, Afolabi, in company of his family, friends and well-wishers, appreciated God for His mercy and favour in the last 60 years. He said the donation was his way of showing gratitude to God for the journey of six decades filled with abundant grace and multiple blessings.

He said: “Let me start by expressing my appreciation to God Almighty who has remained my source and inspiration over the years. He has not only kept me alive but has also granted me grace, gave me a beautiful family, loyal friends and associates. I don’t know how else to say Thank You God than to build a befitting place where His people can come and worship”.

In his sermon, Rt. Rev. Dr. Peter Rotimi Oludipe, the Bishop of Ijebu Anglican Diocese, showered encomiums on the SIFAX Group boss, describing him as a shining light to this generation and a great philanthropist. He congratulated him on the milestone birthday and further urged him to continue affecting the society positively.

Dignitaries at the event included Prince Dapo Abiodun, Ogun State Governor; Former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo; Former Ogun State Governor, Otunba Gbenga Daniel; Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, Oba Saheed Elegushi, Senator Iyiola Omisore, Kemi Adeosun, former Minister of Finance amongst others.

L-R: Afolasade Afolabi, wife of Dr. Taiwo Afolabi; Dr. Taiwo Afolabi, Chairman, SIFAX Group; Rt. Rev. Dr. Peter Rotimi Oludipe, the Bishop of Ijebu Anglican Diocese; His Excellency, Dapo Abiodun, Governor, Ogun State and other Ogun State officials including Kemi Adeosun, former Minister of Finance during the donation of a church, vicarage, children hall and a bus to the Ijebu Anglican Diocese by the SIFAX Group boss in commemoration of his 60th birthday.
R-L: His Royal Majesty, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi (Ojaja II), the Ooni of Ife leading other monarchs to the donation of a church, vicarage, children hall and a bus to the Ijebu Anglican Diocese by Dr. Taiwo Afolabi, Chairman, SIFAX Group in commemoration of his 60th birthday. The event was held at Ijebu-Ode
Cross section of priests from the Anglican Communion, Ijebu-Ode officiating and conducting proceedings during the donation of a church, vicarage, children hall and a bus to the Ijebu Anglican Diocese by Dr. Taiwo Afolabi, Chairman, SIFAX Group in commemoration of his 60th birthday. The event was held at Ijebu-Ode.
Otunba Gbenga Daniel, former governor of Ogun State and Dapo Abiodun, current governor Ogun State at the donation of a church, vicarage, children hall and a bus to the Ijebu Anglican Diocese by Dr. Taiwo Afolabi, Chairman, SIFAX Group in commemoration of his 60th birthday. The event was held at Ijebu-Ode.
L-R: Dr. Taiwo Afolabi, Chairman, SIFAX Group and Rt. Rev. Dr. Peter Rotimi Oludipe, the Bishop of Ijebu Anglican Diocese during the donation of a church (Samson Afolabi Anglican Church), vicarage, children hall and a bus to the Ijebu Anglican Diocese by Dr. Taiwo Afolabi, Chairman, SIFAX Group in commemoration of his 60th birthday. The event was held at Ijebu-Ode.
Leading: Dr. Taiwo Afolabi, Chairman, SIFAX Group; his wife, Afolasade Afolabi and his twin Kehinde Afolabi and other dignitaries during a special thanksgiving at the donation of a church (Samson Afolabi Anglican Church), vicarage, children hall and a bus to the Ijebu Anglican Diocese by Dr. Taiwo Afolabi, Chairman, SIFAX Group in commemoration of his 60th birthday. The event was held at Ijebu-Ode.
The brand-new bus donated to the Ijebu Anglican Diocese by Dr. Taiwo Afolabi, Chairman, SIFAX Group in commemoration of his 60th birthday. The event was held at Ijebu-Ode.
L-R: Former President, Olusegun Obasanjo; Mrs. Olufunso Amosun, wife of Senator Ibikunle Amosun and Caroline Adeneye, wife of former Commissioner of Information, Ogun State- Dayo Adeneye at the donation of a church (Samson Afolabi Anglican Church), vicarage, children hall and a bus to the Ijebu Anglican Diocese by Dr. Taiwo Afolabi, Chairman, SIFAX Group in commemoration of his 60th birthday. The event was held at Ijebu-Ode.