TREK AFRICA NEWSPAPER EDITOR CELEBRATES DAD AT 70

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TREK AFRICA NEWSPAPER EDITOR CELEBRATES DAD AT 70

By Abayomi Oyelami, Trek Africa Newspaper

The celebrant, Elder John Boladale Oyelami

 

 

 

 

The editor of Trek Africa Newspaper, Abayomi Oyelami celebrated his dad, Elder John Boladale Oyelami as he hit the Platinum age of 70 over the weekend.

Clad in royal blue agbada, Elder John Boladale Oyelami (fondly called OBJ) celebrated the 70th birthday with a special Thanksgiving Service held at The Apostolic Church Nigeria Ajegunle Assembly, Agege Area, LAWNA Territory on Sunday 6th November, 2022. The service had family, friends, church members, neighbors, among others trooped into the church in celebration of the Grace, Goodness and Mercy which the man enjoyed.

Born 4th November, 1952 in Osun state,
Elder Oyelami worked in the Federal Civil Service with the Federal Ministry of Works and Housing, Ikoyi, Lagos before the rightsizing of the workforce. This was conducted by the Bureau of Public Service Reforms (BPSR) under the President Olusegun Obasanjo administration in 2006. He has since worked as a freelance electrical engineer.

The celebrant, Elder John Boladale Oyelami and wife posing with the Presbytery of the Church

 

In his appreciation to his dad, the Editor of Trek Africa Newspaper, Abayomi Oyelami shared: ‘Tremendous man of God. Thank you for serving God unabashedly! Intensely exemplary Life! Reward days are here – days that are markers of the best days of your life.’

‘And it shall come to pass that everyone who calls on the name of the Lord shall be saved. For in Mount Zion and in Jerusalem there shall be those who escape, as the Lord has said, and among the survivors shall be those whom the Lord calls’ (Joel 2:32 ESV). God will continue to increase you!
Happy 70th birthday, Dad. I celebrate you all the way, always’, he prayed.

The celebrant, Elder John Boladale Oyelami and members of the family being prayed for by the clergyman, Pastor Samuel O. Adewale

The celebrant, Elder John Boladale Oyelami displays his heart of worship to God with songs during the Thanksgiving Service

The celebrant, Elder John Boladale Oyelami L-R: The celebrant, Elder John Boladale Oyelami and wife, Deaconess Gboyeola OyelamiThe celebrant, Elder John Boladale Oyelami, wife posing with the Choir of the church

The celebrant, Elder John Boladale Oyelami; wife and children The celebrant, Elder John Boladale Oyelami, wife posing with the Men’s Movement of the church The celebrant, Elder John Boladale Oyelami; his wife posing with the Assembly Pastor, Pastor Samuel O. Adewale and the Pastor’s wife, Deaconess Adewale The celebrant, Elder John Boladale Oyelami, wife posing with members of the family The celebrant, Elder John Boladale Oyelami with his only sister The celebrant, Elder John Boladale Oyelami with daughter and family friend, Mr. Rotimi Ojo-OratokhaiThe celebrant, Elder John Boladale Oyelami with some members of the Women’s movement of the church

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