On his 89th birthday, December 28, 2021, President Muhammadu Buhari joins family and friends in congratulating former Nigerian High Commissioner to the United Kingdom, Christopher Kolade.
The President congratulates the diplomat and academic, whose integrity, intelligence, and experience have been put to many uses in the service of the nation, leaving a legacy of excellence and glory wherever he has served.
President Buhari lauds the veteran broadcaster’s accomplishments in both the private and governmental sectors, citing his roles as Director General of the Nigerian Broadcasting Corporation, Chairman/Chief Executive Officer of Cadbury Nigeria Ltd, and instructor at the Lagos Business School, among others.
As the journalist, diplomat, and academic approaches his 89th birthday, the President wishes him good health so that he can continue to share his vast knowledge.
President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed his condolences to the Komolafe family on the death of their beloved matriarch, Chief Mrs Morenike Victoria Komolafe, the mother of Kayode Komolafe, the Group Executive Director of ThisDay Newspapers Limited.
The President feels that Chief Komolafe will be recognized for decades of major contributions to the development of her people as an active member of her local community and a leader.
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President Buhari is confident that Chief Komolafe’s children, extended family, friends, and associates will continue to honor her legacy by giving to those in need the compassion and selflessness that characterized her life.
The President joins them in grieving and honoring the life of a quiet achiever and philanthropist, pleading with God to grant the departed’s soul eternal rest.