Education Icon, Comrade Musbau Agboola, Celebrates Glorious Retirement in Epe.

Kakalistiq.com reports that a grand celebration unfolded in Epe as Comrade Musbau Agboola, a revered figure in education, marked his retirement amidst a gathering of education stakeholders. The event, held at the iconic NUT Multipurpose Hall on Sunday, January 21st, 2024, attracted prominent figures from Epe’s educational realm who paid tribute to the accomplished teacher, who also served as an elder of the Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT), Epe Branch.

High Chief Oriyomi Ayeola, Comrade Wasiu Ayeola, and Elder Pa Balogun SA (Solu), alongside other distinguished figures in the education community, graced the occasion to honour the legacy of Comrade Musbau Agboola.

Honouring the retiree, the Epe Local Government Education Authority Education Secretary, Hon. Shittu Idowu (SAICO), extended his congratulations, acknowledging Comrade Agboola Musbaudeen Oladedele’s resourcefulness, articulation, and dedication as a school manager. He expressed hopes for a chapter filled with joy, favour, and tranquillity in the retiree’s life.

Elder Adebisi, the New Coordinator of the Epe N.U.T Elders Forum, described Comrade Agboola Musbaudeen Oladele as an elder par excellence, praising his proactivity, pragmatism, and leadership qualities. He highlighted the retiree’s diligence in managing both human and material resources, leaving a lasting legacy for others to follow.

Wishes and tributes poured in from various quarters, reflecting the impact Comrade Agboola made in his 35 years of service. Mr. Obidina Sunday, speaking on behalf of the headteachers in Epe, wished the retiree a fulfilling and rewarding retirement, emphasizing the lasting difference he made in the lives of many.

In a heartfelt tribute, Comrade Waliu Ojikutu chronicled Comrade Agboola’s 35-year journey as a committed leader of the NUT Epe Branch. He praised Agboola’s invaluable roles in stabilizing the union, fostering leadership succession, and championing the welfare of teachers. The retiree was hailed for his contributions to the development of many educators.

The overwhelmed retiree, Elder Musibau Agboola, extended his gratitude to the attendees. Expressing his profound appreciation for the gifts, support, encouragement, and prayers, he acknowledged the impact of their thoughtful gestures. Elder Agboola conveyed his heartfelt thanks and blessings to all, expressing confidence that they would all end well in life.

“I am overwhelmed with your gifts, support, encouragement, and prayers towards my pen-down ceremony. You all are behind my success stories. I can’t thank you enough for your thoughtful gesture. Your thoughtfulness truly touched my heart.”You will all never lack. You shall continue to be blessed, promoted, and protected. Thank you so much for your kindness and support. Your generosity means the world to me,” he remarked.

The event, which featured a cultural display and presentation of gifts also witnessed the official pen-down ritual conducted by the Education Secretary, Hon. Shittu Idowu, witnessing the handover of Comrade Agboola’s leadership reign as Headmaster to the next in command, Mrs. Ayodele.

As Comrade Musbau Agboola steps into a new chapter of life, the gala celebration in Epe served as a fitting tribute to an education icon whose contributions have left an indelible mark on the local educational landscape. The retiree’s legacy was celebrated, and well-wishers joined in expressing their best wishes for his future endeavours.

                  
Kaka Babatunde

Kaka Babatunde

I am Kaka Babatunde, a budding academic researcher and media enthusiast whose experience in the media industry spans 3 years under @Ekohotblog as a field reporter. I'm a writer, serial volunteer, and community and youth development enthusiast whose collaborative efforts have immensely contributed to nation-building in Epe LGA, Lagos.

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