The long-anticipated and planned End of the year party 2021, of the Association of Yorubas In Diaspora South Africa (AYIDSA) organized by the NEC-Members under the leadership of Dr. Olusola Agbeniyi, finally took place yesterday at the Brooklyn Conference Center- Pretoria.
In attendance at the party were members of the Hall of paladin; Prof. Oluboyo and his deputy Prof.Ojo
Others at the party include Dr.Olubiyi Chairman AYIDSA- Health Assist, Pastor Segun Adeyemo Chairman AYIDSA-Business forum, and his Vice, Mr. Folarin.
Representatives from the various AYIDSA affiliates were equally not left out, with a special showcase of perfect and excellent coordination from the Pretoria West Affiliate under the leadership of Hon. Oluwa-Seyanu Akinsola.
The event gave room for attendees to ask the leadership of AYIDSA various questions ranging from political issues vis a vis the position of the association with regards to the Yoruba’s agitation, the detention of prominent Yoruba sons & daughters, the unity of Nigeria, and proposed 2023 elections, Gender issues, and Membership qualifications, etc.
Furthermore, the End of the year party gave room for the Secretariat of AYIDSA headed by Hon. Mathias Afolabi Sagbo, to update the members present on the proposed programs and events of the association scheduled for next 2022. While the Vice-President of AYIDSA Prof. Dayo Yussuf, equally came on board to deliver a brilliant motivational speech on how best to excel in a foreign land and the usefulness of belonging to an Association in Diaspora.
The AYIDSA End of year party came to an end at exactly 7:30 pm with strict adherence to the covid -19 regulation and closing remarks from SG of AYIDSA, thanking everyone present & also to all those who couldn’t make it for the occasion due to one reason or the other; saying a big thank you for your financial support at all times. May God continue to bless and replenish your purse.
Death will never be our portion lagbara Edumare.
Story by Joshua Olusan