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In a bid to promote a healthy lifestyle, bonding and participation in sporting activities among children residents within its estate, Adron Homes and Properties have launched the first-ever Adron Estate Children Summer Games. The maiden edition Estate sports festival which will specially feature children and parents resident in Adron Homes Estate within Simawa, Ogun State Axis from Phase 1, Phase 1 extension and Phase 2 and Phase 2 extension. The summer game is billed to hold on the 19th of August, 2023, at the newly built Olori Aderonke EmmanuelKing Recreational Park, located at Shimawa town, Ogun State.


As part of its responsibility to bring residents of its estate together occasionally to create friendship, and keep the minds of children alert and in good shape during school holidays, Adron Homes has chosen sporting activities which will also avail them to invest in hidden talents and showcase them to the world. As the maiden edition is fast approaching, the real estate company is not relenting on its oars as it’s not known for doing things in half measure. Preparations are in top gear to bring all sport-critical stakeholders on board to ensure a smooth summer game with the kids and their parents.


Ex-Super Eagles captain Daniel Amokachi; Adron Homes Games Ambassador for 2023, and the Special Assistant, Sports, (SA), to the immediate past President of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari has confirmed his attendance and eagerly looking forward to the games, which would see participants taking parts in games such as football, basketball, table-tennis, scrabble and other sports events, and also winning prizes that include; scholarships to the distinguished athletes. He is also looking forward to witnessing the first-ever sports complex built in any estate in Nigeria. The ultra-modern sports complex named after the wife of the Group Managing Director of Adron Homes and Property Limited, Aare Adetola EmmanuelKing, boasts of world-class sporting facilities both track and field; a hybrid synthetic pitch, running track, basketball court and Disney-like children’s play park which is adjudged as the first in any modern-day estate in Nigeria. The facility will play host to the first Adron Homes Summer Games for children of residents of the City of David, as well as, other Adron Homes Estates residents aged between 6-17 years.


Speaking ahead of the sports festival, Group Managing Director of Adron Homes and Property Limited, Aare Adetola EmmanuelKing, said he is putting all resources into catching them young and also promoting friendship and bonding between residents of their estate within the Simawa Axis. “The summer games will keep the children mentally fit, strong and also do something challenging among themselves. It will also help them form a great bond and also avail their parent to bond and exchange contact with other parents who are residents. Phase One and its extension and Phase 2 and its extension is quite a long distance so the only way to bring everyone under one roof is through sport that’s why we came up with the children’s summer game.”


Aare Adetola also disclosed that; the best time to catch athletes is when they are growing so their hidden talents can be discovered early and nurtured to greatness. “Serena and Venus Williams were discovered early by their father who trained them in the tennis game; today the sisters are both champions in tennis. This has also motivated me to hold the Summer games for children living within our estate.”


The Chief Executive Officer of Match International Limited, Waidi Akanni disclosed that the mini-sports festival which is one of the several Corporate Social Responsibility programmes of the leading estate company, is set to set a benchmark for grassroots sports development and sponsorship in the world of corporate sports engagement.

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Baba Adinni and Iya Adinni: Harmony Gardens Chairman and Wife Inducted into Spiritual Roles



In a momentous occasion of spiritual significance and community recognition, the Chairman of Harmony Gardens and Estates Development LTD, Hon. Dr. Saheed Audullahi Mosadoluwa, popularly known as Mr. Ibile, and his wife, Hadjia Aishat Adebimpe, were recently installed with revered titles at an event hosted by the Al-Irshad Islamic Foundation.


Hon Saheed Mosadoluwa Ibile inaugurated a multi-billion naira ultra-modern Central Mosque at Ibeju-Lekki immidiately after he got recognized by the West Africa Islamic Council as the AL Mujaddid in Rabbat, Morocco.


According to popular Muslim tradition, the term refers to an individual who emerges at the turn of each century in the Islamic calendar to rejuvenate Islam, purging it of extraneous elements and restoring it to its original purity. In contemporary times, a mujaddid is regarded as the preeminent Muslim figure of a century.


The concept of Mujaddid is based on a hadith (a saying of Islamic prophet Muhammad), recorded by Abu Dawood, narrated by Abu Hurairah who mentioned that Muhammad said:


Allah will raise Mujaddid for this community at the end of every 100 years the one who will renovate its religion for it.


Recall that in a grand ceremony attended by distinguished personalities and spiritual leaders, Hon Saheed Audullahi Mosadoluwa, Chairman and CEO of Harmony Gardens and Estates Development LTD, officially commissioned and handed over a state-of-the-art central mosque in Ibeju-Lekki, Lagos State, on Friday, January 19th, 2024.


The auspicious event witnessed the presence of esteemed religious leaders, including Sheik Semiu .A. Opeloyeru, The Grand Chief Imam and General President of the League of Imam and Alfa in Ibeju-Lekki L.G.A. The ceremony commenced with the arrival of Sheik Semiu .A. Opeloyeru, setting the tone for a day of spiritual significance and community celebration.


Representing the executive governor of Lagos State, His Excellency Babajide Sanwoolu, was Hon. Ahmed Abdulai Jembe, the Special Adviser on Islamic Affairs to the governor, graced the ceremony. The Onibeju in attendance emphasizing the significance of the event in the cultural and traditional context.


The event saw the attendance of various traditional rulers, highlighting the communal and inclusive nature of the mosque inauguration. Notably, the newly appointed Lagos NURTW Chairman, Mustapha Sego, drew attention as his presence added an extra layer of recognition to the occasion.


However, the prestigious ceremony, held at Monarch Hall in Osapa London Lekki, Lagos State, saw Hon. Dr. Saheed Audullahi Mosadoluwa bestowed with the title of Baba Adinni, signifying a revered position within the religious community. His wife, Hadjia Aishat Adebimpe, was similarly honored as Iya Adinni, a title of great respect and responsibility.


The Al-Irshad Islamic Foundation, under the guidance of its founder Sheik Rasheed Adeleke, who is also the owner of Al-Irshad Travel and Tours, organized the event as a Pre-Ramadan lecture, award ceremony, and Turbaning ceremony. The atmosphere was filled with spiritual fervor and communal joy as community members gathered to witness the momentous occasion.


Notably, Abu Abel and other prominent figures, was also present at the event, adding to the significance of the gathering. The ceremony, held on Sunday, February 25th, 2024, brought together individuals from diverse backgrounds to celebrate the exemplary contributions of Hon. Dr. Saheed Audullahi Mosadoluwa and his wife to both the community and the Islamic faith.


The Turbaning ceremony, a traditional rite of passage within the Islamic community, symbolizes a deep connection with cultural heritage and spiritual leadership. The titles of Baba Adinni and Iya Adinni carry great responsibilities, signifying the honorees’ commitment to serving the community and upholding the values of the Islamic faith.


As the community celebrates this significant event, the installation of Hon. Dr. Saheed Audullahi Mosadoluwa and Hadjia Aishat Adebimpe as Baba Adinni and Iya Adinni reflects their exemplary leadership and commitment to the principles of Harmony Gardens and Estate Development LTD. The event serves as a beacon of unity, spirituality, and communal recognition within the Osapa London in Lekki community.

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Squad Powers OmniPay’s Trade Business to Simplify Payments for FMCG Industry



In a strategic move aimed at furthering its mission to empower African traders with the necessary payment solutions for thriving in the digital era, Squad, a fintech subsidiary of Guaranty Trust Holding Company Plc (GTCO), offering comprehensive payment and e-commerce solutions for businesses, has entered a partnership with OmniPay, a subsidiary of OmniRetail Inc.


This collaboration has currently benefited more than 65,000 stakeholders, which include retailers, distributors, and manufacturers through improved payment and collection methods using Squad’s Virtual Bank Account without incurring any charges. Additionally, they have gained more accessible and affordable working capital to procure goods on credit for their businesses, contributing to the daily transaction volume exceeding N3 billion, and this figure continues to grow.


Adeyemi Atanda, the Chief Marketing Officer, Squad, shared insights on the partnership’s significance, emphasizing, “At Squad, our mission revolves around providing African businesses with the right solutions for effortless payment processes, available at their convenience. We understand the pivotal role small businesses play in our economy. Through strategic alliances like this, we aim to empower even more merchants by granting them access to rapid, user-friendly, and dependable payment solutions that optimize their business operations and, in turn, boost their revenue.”


Deepankar Rustagi, CEO of OmniRetail stated, “As we join forces with Squad, we are driven by our shared vision of transforming the digital payment landscape for African businesses. With OmniPay, businesses will gain improved payment methods with zero transfer fees, while retailers and distributors will have easier access to OmniPay’s BNPL (Buy Now Pay Later) solution. This partnership aims to empower businesses, streamline payment processes, and enhance record-keeping accuracy through automated reconciliation for orders. This partnership reinforces OmniRetail’s commitment to innovation and financial inclusion.”


About Squad


Squad is a complete payment solution that is reliable, secure, and affordable, making receiving in-person and online payments simple and convenient.


Our goal is to support SMEs, micro-merchants, large corporations, and other fintechs (Tech Stars) with the tools they need to thrive in an evolving digital economy and expand beyond their current market reach.


Squad’s current products and service offerings include SquadPOS, Squad Payment Links, Squad Virtual Accounts, USSD, and E-Commerce Storefront.


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About OmniPay


OmniPay, a subsidiary of OmniRetail Inc., is a company with a mission to simplify payments in Nigeria and provide working capital to trade businesses. OmniPay provides an API-based wallet built to simplify trade payments.

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