Yoruba Redemption Foundation (YRD) yesterday bestowed an award on Chief Ajipe Alex ( CEO/ Chairman Klickonnect Networks and Irawo Ola of Yoruba Kingdom) as Yoruba Most Outstanding Finacier and Pillar of Youths Support in Yoruba Race. Chief Ajipe beat Director of CBN and some other notable Yoruba Elders to win " Yoruba most Outstanding Financier and Pillar of Youths Support in Yoruba Race Award" In a vote casted in the presence of over 15 notable Yoruba Professors and numerous dignitaries at Primer Hotel, Ibadan, Chief Ajipe got 92 votes to emerged winner, while 77 votes went to the runner up and the person in third position got 66 votes.
Reacting to the remarkable development, Chief Ajipe said, " first of all, I want to thank you all for using your vote, to express your confidence in me." " I have officially accepted to the Yoruba hall of Fame and my Name would be kept in the Oduduwa Book of record for ever." " A book about me will be launched later in the year for this wonderful award."
" I will forever be grateful to our Father, a Veteran Actor, Prof. Peter Fatomilola who presented the Award and decorated me on behalf of the Board." " I am indeed shocked and surprised about this development, as i got no clue whatsoever when all this nominations election process were been made, however i am happy about this and also on all other awards bestowed on me in the past,as little as any good maybe I prefer it to trouble." " I thank the Yoruba Redemption Foundation, I thank everyone I didn’t know but co-count me worthy of this, Once again, I thank Prof. Peter Fatomilola for coming all the way."
" Finally, I thank all my well wishers, may the almighty God continue His provision on us all in good health." Chief Ajipe concluded
The last awardee was Former Senate majority leader, Senator Teslim Folarin.