(OPINION) Gbongan’s star-boy: A tribute to Dr Wale Babalakin at 60


In the early 2000s while as a young man I lived at Ikoyi, Lagos with my mentor, Mr J.M. Ajekigbe, the then Managing Director of First Bank Nigeria Plc, we usually on Sundays play host to many high-profile personalities. While the big men discuss business and other matters of interest, I liked to watch from one corner of the house and listen to interesting senior conversations. I loved and wished to welcome some of the big men more often because of the quality of their discussions and of course their benevolence. I really enjoyed those moments and still thankful for that privilege. One of the few high-net-worth visitors that I always looked forward to having around was Dr Bolanle Olawale…

Source: Nigerian Tribune