Chief Comr. Isaac Omagbaluwaje Ajatiton, The Olunotiti Of Warri Kingdom, and Chief Comr. Shuwa Oyemami, The Ikaye Of Warri Kingdom, represented His Majesty, Ogiame Atuwatse III CFR, The Olu Of Warri Kingdom, at the 80th Birthday Anniversary of His Eminence Cardinal John Onaiyekan in Abuja. The event also included the launching of a book and fundraising for the Onaiyekan’s Foundation.
Born on January 29, 1944, in Kabba, Kogi State, John Cardinal Onaiyekan served as the Archbishop of Abuja from 1994 to 2019 and was ordained a cardinal on November 24, 2012, by Pope Benedict XVI. His Eminence has held significant positions such as President of the Christian Association of Nigeria and President of the Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria, along with serving as the Bishop of Ilorin.
The ceremony in Abuja was attended by notable dignitaries, including Chief Comr. Isaac Omagbaluwaje Ajatiton and Chief Comr. Shuwa Oyemami, representing the Olu Of Warri Kingdom. The occasion celebrated Cardinal Onaiyekan’s 80th birthday, acknowledging his lifetime commitment to the service of others, unwavering dedication to justice, compassion, and unity.