By: Sinmiloluwa Fadoju
The All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu has felicitated the Chairman, Board of Directors of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Senator Olabiyi Durojaiye, who clocked 85 years.
The birthday celebration was held at the Metropolitan Club, on Kofo Abayomi, Victoria Island, and was attended by the crème de la crème from across political and business circles.
The celebration also featured the launch of a biographical book on the celebrant authored by Dare Babarinsa and Dele Fashomi, the NCC statement said.
Speaking at the event, President Mohammadu Buhari, who was represented by the Minister of State for Aviation, Hadi Sirika, described Durojaye as a man of integrity, who has deployed his intellectualism to benefit the business and political spaces in the country.
Also speaking, Tinubu’s representative at the forum, Senator Demola Seriki, described the NCC chair as a ‘public-spirited and committed individual, who has remained faithful to the drive for true democratic precepts and revolution till date.
Executive Vice Chairman of NCC, Prof Umar Danbatta, said Durojaiye’s appointment as NCC board chairman has strengthened the Commission in piloting the affairs of the nation’s telecoms industry.