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Dignitaries throng Iyalode Alaba Lawson 70th birthday. •See Photos

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Former President Olusegun Obasanjo, Royal fathers, captains of industries, net worth individuals thronged the birthday bash of socialite and famous Iyalode Alaba Lawson who marked her 70th birthday yesterday.

The well-attended church service was held at Christ Glorious Church, CCG OOPL, Oke Mosan, Abeokuta, Ogun State.

Chief Alaba Lawson (born Alaba Oluwaseun Lawson on January 18, 1951) is a Nigerian business magnate, entrepreneur, and academician. She served as the first female president of NACCIMA and Chairman of the Board of the Governing Council, Moshood Abiola Polytechnic, Ogun State.

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Chief Lawson is also the president pro-tempore of the Forum of Female Traditional Rulers in Nigeria.

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On May 25, 2017, Chief Alaba became the first woman to be elected President of National Association Of Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Mines And Agriculture (NACCIMA) following the expiration of the tenure of Dr. Benny Edem.

Her exploits were in business when she established a trading/distributing firm known as Capricorn Stores Ltd, between 1968- 1996. where she distributed outlets with Nigerian Breweries Ltd, Nigerian Bottling Company Ltd, Guinness Nigeria Ltd, West African Portland Cement Ltd etc. She became the President of the Abeokuta Chambers of Commerce in 1995 and later became the President of Ogun Council of Chambers of Commerce in the year 2000 and headed it till 2002. In 2009 she also established a Microfinance Bank known as Abestone Microfinance Bank to boost SMES

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She has bagged several chieftaincy titles including the Otun of Oko; Asiwaju Iyalode of Egbaland; Otun Iyalode of the Egba Christians; Iyalode of Egbaland; Iyalode of Yorubaland among others. See photos

From right Chief Ebenezer Obey Fabiyi celebrant, Iyalode Alaba Lawson, Mrs. Bola Obasanjo , Chief Olusegun Obasanjo and Ogun State Deputy Governor Mrs. Noimot Salako Oyedele as Iyalode Alaba Lawson marks her 70th birthday with attended Church Service held at Christ Glorious CCG OOPL Oke Mosan, Abeokuta. From left Osile Oke Ona Egba, Oba Dapo Tejuoso Agura of Gbagura Oba Sabiru Bakaree, Olori Oniob Oba Ola Bakaree, and Olubara of Ibara Oba Femi Omolade
from left Osile Oke Ona Egba, Oba Dapo Tejuoso Agura of Gbagura Oba Sabiru Bakaree, Olori Oniob Oba Ola Bakaree and Olubara of Ibara Oba Femi Omolade as Former first female National President of NACCIMA Iyalode Alaba Lawson marks her 70th birthday with a well-attended church service held at Christ Glorious CCG OOPL, Oke Mosan Abeokuta.
Freft Chief of Staff Alhaji Shuaib Salisu, Otunba Chris Okunnowo and Senator Lanre Tejuoso
Cross Section of Iyalojas
From left Olori Omolara, Yetunde and Bisi Tejuoso
The celebrant Iyalode Alaba Lawson cutting her birthday cake, supported by Mrs. Bola Obasanjo.

 

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