Double celebration for Abiodun Akinlade

All roads lead to Owode-Yewa, Ogun State on Saturday March 25, 2017 as top politician, Abiodun Akinlade rolls out the drum to celebrate his 50th birthday.

The three term former House of Representatives member will also add another feather to his cap as he becomes the Baba Adinni of Yewa land on his big day.

Expected to grace the occasion are eminent politicians like the Ogun State Governor, Senator IbikunleAmosu, Honorable YakubuDogara, Yusuf Lasun, lawmakers from both chambers of the National Assembly, traditional rulers, religious leaders and members of the organised private sectors.

Given the political influence of the former lawmaker social pundits have already termed his two-tier celebration a converging point where political foes might mend fences and reunite.

Breaking into politics at a time people of his age were considered immature to handle elective positions, Akinlade etched his name in marble, little wonder his exploits within and outside the Gateway state rings out with mythic quality.

Despite stepping aside after 12 years of dutiful representation, the suave politician still enjoys a cult-like popularity within his state.