For many years,traders of fthe popular Agboju market in the Amuwo Odofin/Oriade Local government area of Lagos state have endured the painful development of helping themselves in whatever way they can when nature calls.Many of them had had to find a way to defecate or take a shower after the day’s work,no thanks to the abscence of a functional toilet and bathroom in the over 50yr old market which serves both residents of Festac and Agboju communities.
However the problem is now a thing of d past,thanks to the magnanimity of a philanthropist,Bob Solomon who spared no cost in building a state of the art toilet and bathroom facilities for use of the market.In addition,the businessman also built a standard borehole to service the water need of the people.
During the commissioning which took place at the Agboju market,many of the business men and women expressed their joy on the development.They thanked the donor for fulfilling his promise to alleviate their sufferings which they have endured over the years.
At the event,Bob Solomon promised to do more for them as demands come in while also reiterating the fact that as a resident of the area,he feels their pain and would continue to identify with them.Here are pix from the event.
SIFAX Boss, Taiwo Afolabi’s Twin Brother Dies
Sifax and Marriot Hotel boss , Dr. Taiwo Afolabi is not a happy man at the moment. He has just lost his twin brother Kenny Afolabi to the cold hands of death.
Kenny, who was popularly known as Watari when he was alive we learnt died in his sleep. Though, many people around him beleive he was nursing an ailment that made him stop drinking some years back, but none could say what killed him eventually.
Taiwo Olayinka Afolabi is a Nigerian business magnate and lawyer. He is the founder and current C.E.O of SIFAX Group, a conglomerate that deals in Maritime, Aviation, Haulage, Hospitality, Financial Services and Oil and Gas, while Kenny Afolabi was known with his Hotel known as Ken Dallas that has its location somewhere in Ikotun, Lagos.The late Kenny pictured left above with his brother,Taiwo, was 60yrs old.
Charles Is Now King After Queen Elizabeth’s Death— Here’s Who’s Next In Line Of British Succession
When Queen Elizabeth II died Thursday afternoon, the crown was immediately passed on to her eldest son and heir, Charles, as part of the United Kingdom’s constitutional monarchy system.
Charles is now king, Buckingham Palace said in a statement announcing Elizabeth’s death, though a coronation—traditionally held at Westminster Abbey—will be planned later to officially crown the new king (Charles’ wife, Camilla, is now the queen consort, according to the palace).
First in line to the throne is now Charles’ eldest son Prince William, who regularly makes public appearances on behalf of the crown along with his wife Kate.
Second in line is William’s 9-year-old son Prince George, who is an elementary school student beginning to take part in more engagements with his parents, having made his debut at the Wimbledon finals this year, a royal tradition (after George, next in the line of succession are his two young siblings, Princess Charlotte, age 7, and Prince Louis, age 4.)
Prince William’s 37-year-old younger brother Prince Harry—Charles and Princess Diana’s second son—is now fifth in line after William’s children
Elizabeth died Thursday at Balmoral Castle, her privately-owned residence in Scotland, after Buckingham Palace announced earlier in the day that she had been placed under medical supervision by her doctors out of concern for her health. Senior members of the royal family, including William, Andrew and Elizabeth’s third son Edward and his wife Sophie were photographed arriving in Scotland to be with the queen. The news comes after 96-year-old Elizabeth suffered from health issues over the past year.
While the sovereign of the United Kingdom is the official head of state, they no longer play a political or executive role in the British government. Instead, kings and queens undertake constitutional and representational duties year-round with support from their immediate family, according to Buckingham Palace. Charles has stepped up to take over some of his mother’s royal duties over the past few years. Earlier this year, Elizabeth indicated she would like Charles’ second wife, Camilla, to become queen consort rather than princess consort—a move widely seen as Elizabeth’s
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