Celebrated monarch, astute administrator and successful entrepreneur, keen facilitator and harbinger of grassroots development, Oba Abdulfatai Akamo, Olu Itori Egbaland combined majesty with a sense of history, tradition and modernization that is profound and impressive. A devout practicing Muslim, he was born of humble parentage with strong Islamic roots on October 1st, 1960 [Independence Day] to the family of Busari & Belawu [Kemta and Itori respectively.
The founder of Great Expectation Group, a conglomerate offering wide –range services ranging from Travel Agency, Supermarket, and Fashion Outfit to Car-Hire service and Haulage business. An avid sports personality and member of the Football Supporters Club, he recorded a major breakthrough in his endeavor when he secured a lucrative contract to provide tickets for members of the Nigeria Football Supporters Club contingent to the 1996 Atlanta Olympic. Sociable, charismatic and a formidable exponent of grassroots empowerment and development, he was enthroned Olu of Itori beyond his wildest dream on February, 2004, by late Oba Oyebade Lipede, the then Alake of Egbaland.
The news about this very respected monarch is that over a period of time many people have thought he is not the social type, but he has disappointed many who make such assumptions as we have noticed him at different high profile events lately. The most recent of his outing was when Society people sighted him at the 70th birthday celebration of the king of Juju maestro, King Sunny Ade in his home town in Ondo state last week, and trust the high ranking monarch he did not spare anything as he enjoyed his time spent qualitatively.