Ms. Oyindamola Lami Adeyemi, the executive chairperson of Tirex Energy And Petroleum Limited, played host to his imperial majesty, Oba (DR) Ajibade Gbadegeshin Ogunoye III, Olowo Of Owo, he paid a royal visit to one of the most industrious and illustrious women of Owo Kingdom. The royal father’s visit, which held on Friday 2nd December 2022, in her private residence at Banana Island, Lagos, was to facilitate progress and development in the ancient kingdom.
The visit, which brought together many prominent indigenes of Owo Kingdom, was one of the private visits the Olowo made in recent times, to the most industrious and illustrious woman of Owo Kingdom, to facilitate progress and development in the ancient kingdom.
The Olowo was led by an illustrious son of the soil, Chief (Dr) Prince Rotimi Ibidapo OON, the Care Atunluse of Owo Kingdom, who is also Ms. Adeyemi’s blood brother. Ibidapo is the founder and Executive Chairman of Derotech Group, Nigeria’s first indigenous petroleum oil service company in the deep-water drilling business in Nigeria. A philanthropist, he is the founder and funder of the Prince Rotimi Ibidapo Foundation, a Non-Governmental organisation that has impacted lives by donating schools, fully equipped healthcare units to many communities in Nigeria.
On arrival, the Olowo, who is the 32nd Paramount ruler of the Owo ancient kingdom, and his entourage, were received by Ms Oyindamola Lami Adeyemi, the oil mogul and one of the leading lights in the nation’s oil and gas industry. The leading business tycoon, whose other areas of business interests span across the construction and realty and capital and financial sectors of the economy, expressed her appreciation to the royal father for making out time to come all the way from Owo to visit her in her residence in Lagos.
The royal father, his entourage, and some of the Banana Island residents who gathered at the venue to welcome one of the foremost Obas in Yorubaland were thrilled by the ‘Umoba Ologho’ as the group displayed the Owo culture at its best.
Here are some photographs from royal visit;