Obasanjo hosts post birthday bash for Bola Shagaya


A former Nigerian President, Olusegun Obasanjo has hosted a party to celebrate the 60th birthday of famous business woman, Hajia Bola Shagaya.

Obasanjo who was out of the country when the high society business mogul held a superlative birthday celebration in October decided to honour her with a special evening which was attended by very close friends and family members.

Held at Clear Essence California Spa and Wellness Resort, Ikoyi, Hajia Shagaya who is also an in-law of current Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo was all smiles throughout the occasion.

In a passionate speech, President Obasanjo described Hajia Shagaya as a remarkable woman and friend, who was close to his late wife, Stella.

He said she stood by her when he was imprisoned and was a pillar of support for her son, Muyiwa, when she died.

He added that despite all she did for the family, Hajia Shagaya never requested for favours from him when he was in government.

The celebrant in an emotional speech thanked the former President for the honour of hosting a diamond jubilee party for her.

The event was graced by VIPs, friends and associates of the celebrant and her host.