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Ambassador Funmi Ayanbirin Bags AFILUSEWA OODUA Award

By Dupson Collins, 28th March, 2024

The multi awards winning female drummer, Ambassador Funmilayo Ogunje Edwin has been conferred with a prestigious honour of AFILUSEWA OODUA in Akure, the Capital of Ondo State on Thursday, 28th, 2024.

The award presentation was held at the Ade Super Hotel, Akure under the Chairmanship of the APC Stalwart, Barr Olumuyiwa Adu.

Speaking the publisher of the Dingi Oodua, Sunday Jagilegbo Agbaje congratulated the Awardees who made the list of the selected individuals in the 2024 edition of the annual event.

Dingi Oodua is the first Yoruba News Magazine in Ondo State and South West Nigeria.

The publisher stated that the choice of topic picked for the programme, “Anfaani Itoju Ohun Abalaye Wa ati Ewu Inu Re” was designed to enlighten the public of the advantages and disadvantages of keeping the old age artifacts.

He added that, Ambassador Funmi Ayanbirin was bestowed with AFILUSEWA OODUA based on her contributions and development of the entertainment industry in Nigeria.

” In Ondo State and Yoruba Race, fewer are female drummers in the entertainment industry. In our Sunshine State, Ayanbirin stands out as one of the creative, knowledge seeking drummer who has carved a niche for herself in the entertainment industry”.

On her part, Ambassador Funmi Ayanbirin thanked the Management of Sunday Agbaje Media Group for counting her worthy for the prestigious award, adding that the honour will spur her to do more.

She Noted that her passion and love for talking drum and entertainment coupled with talent from God are the motivators keeping her in the industry.

Ayanbirin promised to continue to use her God given talent to promote culture in Ondo State and South West of Nigeria.

Other Awardees include Fatai Dan Wahab, Barr Olumuyiwa Adu, Ambassador Omobola Temitope Ojoge and others.

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