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Otunba Gani Adams celebrates turning 47 in grand style (photos)

Otunba Gani Adams celebrates turning 47 in grand style (photos)

- The national coordinator of the Oodua People’s Congress (OPC) Otunba Gani Adams turns 47 on Sunday, April 30

- His wife, Erelu Mojisola Adams flaunts baby bump as her husband celebrates

- This will be the couple's second baby

- The birthday was attended by kings, celebrities and politicians

Celebrating his birthday has become a yearly festival for the national coordinator of the Oodua People’s Congress (OPC) Otunba Gani Adams.

Chief hostess, Erelu Mojisola Adams despite her peeping baby bump made sure all were well attended to during the birthday bash. This will be the second child of the couple since they got married.

Otunba Gani Adams celebrates turning 47 in grand style (photos)

Otunba Gani Adams's wife Erelu Mojisola Adams shows off baby bump at his 47th birthday

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Otunba Adams expressed great delight at the turnout of dignitaries for the occasion, saying he saw the gesture as a reward for the service he had made to his people of Nigerian irrespective of ethnic background.

Adams, while giving thanks to God for what he done in his live and also praying Him to honour all those that came for the event, charged people of Nigeria to remain committed to fighting for what was right and just irrespective of criticism or victimisation as God was always ready to give reward for such contribution.

Otunba Gani Adams celebrates turning 47 in grand style (photos)

Otunba Gani Adams and wife cutting his 47th birthday cake

“Anything you are doing, continue with it, no matter the criticisms, no matter how people try to victimise you, once you are on the side of the people, at the end of the day, God will reward you. That is exactly what we are seeing here today, it is a reward for the service to the people, the Yoruba people and Nigerians,” he said.

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Otunba Gani Adams celebrates turning 47 in grand style (photos)

Yinka Odumakin, Tony Oranta, Otunba Gani Adams, his wife, others cutting Otunba Adams' birthday cake

“I would say that even though I worked for the Yoruba people, I still have the privilege to defend Nigeria on the path of peace and justice. I am happy people have come to this occasion from all parts of the country to honour me, they have honour me and God would honour them, every spirit in heaven and earth would honour them. God would elevate them."

Otunba Gani Adams celebrates turning 47 in grand style (photos)

Otunba Gani Adams and Chief Ayo Adebanjo and Joe Okei-Odumakin

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“I pray that God should give me more years to serve the people and for the people to honour me,” he prayed.

Prominent Nigerians from all walks of life on Sunday, April 30, gathered at the Batten House, Lagos to celebrate Adams as he turned 47.

Otunba Gani Adams celebrates turning 47 in grand style (photos)

Pasuma, Otunba Adams and a guest presnting the celebrant an award

Among the dignitaries on ground to celebrate the generalissimo were seasoned Nigerian entertainers like Pasuma, Lanre Teriba Atorise and Sir Shina Peters.

Otunba Gani Adams celebrates turning 47 in grand style (photos)

Traditional chiefs and obas at Otunba Gani Adams 47th birthday

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Traditional rulers, including the Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi, who was represented by Aare Ayandotun Oyelakin, Onigbaye of Igbayeland, Oba Okunola Oni, Oba Nasir Lawal Oba of Shasha Kingdom, pan-Yoruba socio-political chieftain, Chief Ayo Adebanjo, spokesperson of the group, Yinka Odumakin; religious leaders, such as Sheik Ahmed Tijani and Prof Samsudeen Saka, Psastor Irael Oladele were among those that were in attendance.

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