The ESAMA of Benin Kingdom

Celebrating Chief Igbinedion at 75

We are here on the warm grounds of the Transcorp Hilton Hotel, Abuja today Saturday 19th September 2009, to celebrate one of the greatest of living men. We are here to celebrate a living legend, phoenix, pathfinder, educationist, businessman extra-ordinaire and philanthropist per excellence. We are here to celebrate the titanic achievements of an icon leader, husband, father, father-in-law, grand father and great grandfather.

The celebration of Chief Igbinedion's 75th birthday kicked off in his native ancient Benin Kingdom on Monday 7th September 2009 with a commemorative lecture on the theme of this year's celebration: "Giant Strides of a Titan at 75, ably delivered by Prof. T. O. K. Audu of the University of Benin at the Main Auditorium of Igbinedion University Okada, Edo State. After a week of eventful and memorable celebration which climaxed with a thanksgiving service at St. Gabriel The Archangel Catholic Church, Benin City on Sunday 13th September 2009, the celebration train has now rolled into the Federal Capital City of Abuja.

Your Excellencies, Your Royal Highness, My Lords Spiritual and Temporal, Distinguished Ladies and Gentlemen, we invite you on this historic occasion to join The House of Igbinedion in hearty celebration of one of Africa's leading celebrities, His Excellency Sir Chief Dr. Gabriel Osawaru Igbinedion GCKB, D. LITT, LLD, CON, Esama of Benin Kingdom and Honourary Consul of the Republic of Romania to Edo and Delta States of Nigeria.

Long may he live.

Michael Edo Ogie

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Cutting of the Birthday Cake
Amenze Precious Igbinedion presenting a special number at the event


During Chief Igbinedion's House Warming Ceremony in Abuja


Birthday Party
Transcorp Hilton Hotel- Abuja
Congress Hall Banqueting Room
1 Aguyi Ironsi Street, Maitama, Abuja
Saturday, 19th September, 2009 @ 7:30pm Prompt

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