One of the frontline Aspirants for Ijesa South Federal Constituency seat in the Federal House of Representatives, Abuja and a philanthropy, Barrister (Dr.) Janet Ogundipe Fashakin recently celebrated her 60th birthday in Nigeria and United States of America.
Janet Fashakin, a popular Nigerian born lawyer and a socialite on June 23rd, 2018 was given a big treat by her family and friends in United States to celebrate the woman of great virtues.
His Imperial Majesty, the Owa Obokun and The Paramount Ruler of Ijesaland Oba (Dr) Gabriel Adekunle Aromolaran, II, CFR, LLD, the Chairman Council of Osun States Traditional Rulers who served as the Grand Royal Father of the Day applauded the celebrant for her contribution to development of Ijesaland.
Oba Aromolaran also commended Janet Fashakin for always reaching out to the less privileged through Janet Ogundipe Fashakin Empowerment Foundation (“JOFEF”).
The Monarch said he is proud to associate with the celebrant, noting that she is a true daughter of Ijesaland.
In an interview that Oba Aromolaran gave , he described Lawyer Janet Fashakin as a trustworthy, dependable, kind and hardworking lady that is the pride of Ijesaland.
When asked about his advise to Barrister Fashakin in her bid to represent the people of Ijesa South Federal Constituency at the Federal House of Assembly, Kabiyesi Aromolaran said that Nigeria needs the likes of Barrister Janet Fashakin and that he has no doubt that she will go above and beyond the call of duty to make life better for the common people.
Barrister Fashakin was in Nigeria in May 2018 to celebrate the same 60th Birthday during which she launched her Janet Ogundipe Fashakin Empowerment Foundation (“JOFEF”) and she seized the opportunity to distribute clothes, cash, writing materials and food to the Less Privileged Widows of Ijesaland as well as the School kids.
This is in line with what she has embarked on since 2008. Fashakin has a lot of support from her base in Ilesa and she trends on the social media.
Other important personalities at the occasion were the Christ Apostolic Church North America Regional Overseer Pastor (Dr) Timothy Agbeja, the retired Coordinator of the church Pastor (Dr ) Joshua Owoeye. The Oloni of Eti-Oni, Oba Dokun Thompson flew in from the United Kingdom while the Obabirin of Ibokun Yeyemojumu Adenike Dunsin , came from Nigeria. So many other local and international dignitaries were in attendance.