Recent News and Events

OCF Executive Meeting, March 17, 2011

The executive committee of the Ogbomoso Community Foundation held its meeting in General Popoola's office on the 17th March, 2011. It deliberated on the forthcoming 10th year anniversary of the Foundation.

Among those present were the Chairman EXECO, General Oladayo Popoola (rtd), the Assistant General Secretary Mr. Toye Bolade, a Trustee of the OCF Chief (Mrs.) Tayo Sulu, Alhaji S.A. Akande (Trustee), Mr. E. A. Oyegade, Chairman, Technical Committee on Auditorial and Publications, Col. Bode Adewuyi (rtd) Chairman, Technical Committee on Publicity, and Alh. K. A. Kilani (Trustee).






Controversy On The Proposed New Oyo State

  • Soun of Ogbomosoland on the proposed New Oyo State
    I write to congratulate you as the Speaker of the House of Representatives. I have watched with pride and admiration the dynamism that you have brought into the work of the House. Your focus on strengthening the oversight functions of the House has engendered greater accountability in our public institutions. I am also highly impressed by your inclusive leadership style, which has endeared you to your colleagues and ensured stability in die House...

  • NOSFOM Rejoinder on the New Oyo State
    We read with surprise the publications in the Nigerian Tribune and the Punch Newspapers of Wednesday 18th August, 2010 by the Soun of Ogbomoso, Oba Jimoh Oladunni Ajagungbade III on the above subject and addressed to your High Office...


OCF 8th Annual General Assembly Held November 18, 2009

  • Welcome Address, Gen Popoola (rtd)- Chair of the Executive Board
    I welcome you dearly and most sincerely to the 8th Annual General Assembly of our foundation. In welcoming you, I must let you know that the reports you are going to receive from different officials of the Foundation may not be encouraging because we had very few or far in between activities in the past year...Read More..

  • Asiwaju Sunday Adewusi's Address at the Annual Assembly
    Honour, glory and adoration to the Almighty God for making it possible and pleasant to be here again today for our anniversary. It was on Saturday, 11th October, 2008 we held our last Annual General Assembly under this roof, and here we are all gathered again to review our activities in the year and strategize towards contributing more and meaningfully to the growth and development of Ogbomosoland, the land of our birth, the land bequeathed to us by God through our progenitors (the five musketeers, the Aales, the Ohunsiles; the Orisatolus; the Akandes and the Ogunlolas). It is indeed gratifying to be with you once again at this forum. We are all alive today through the grace of God and what can we actually say unto HIM for the special grace than to say Thank You Lord. I therefore seize this opportunity to congratulate you for the special privilege and to pray for God’s continuous guidance and protection over you and all your loved ones... Read More ...

  • Report of The OCF General Secretary, Mr. Emmanuel Adebayo Oyegade
    Praise be to God for granting us all His Grace to be here today for the 8th Annual General Assembly of the OCF. It is an honour and a priviledge for me to report to this august gathering the programmes and activities of the Foudnation within the last AGA specifically from Saturday, 11th October, 2008 till today, Saturday, 14th November, 2009...Read More ..


Ogbomoso Personalities in The News

  • A Tribute to: Jokotoye Babalola by Christopher Agboola Ajao
    Dr. Deacon Joseph Jokotoye Akinniyi Babalola, Alade Ogboo, a quintessential gentleman, had impeccable pedigree having descended from the Oyenekan dynasty of Ile-Otun, Oke Olola, Ogbomoso. Yoruba custom and tradition ordinarily would not have allowed me to call him by name, he being an Elder and a Senior to me at a “School” where seniority is all important. Therefore, I call him “Egbon Atata” a phrase coined by, and which I have borrowed from Professor E. A. Ayandele, hence the sub – title to this tribute “Egbon Atata”. More ..

  • Professor Omotoye Olorode Delivers Lecture on Leadership
    Omotoye Olorode of the Department of Biological Sciences, University of Abuja, Abuja. F.C.T. delivered an Invited Paper on leadership presented on January 15, 2010 at the Ogbomoso Stakeholders’ Forum Lecture in Remembrance of the Assassination of Chief Samuel Ladoke Akintola on January 15, 1966. More..

  • Taju Abdul-Raheem, Ogbomoso Son, is African of The Year
    The late Nigerian activist, scholar, newspaper columnist, social campaigner and exemplary Pan Africanist Dr. Tajudeen Abdulraheem was last night named as the Daily Trust African of the Year for 2009. The choice was announced by the Advisory Board at a special dinner and award ceremony at the Congress Hall of the Transcorp Hilton Hotel, Abuja, which was attended by Mrs Winnie Madhkizela-Mandela and the Ghanaian Member of Parliament Mrs Samia Nkrumah, among other prominent guests. More..

Past Events

  • Agric show in Orire Local Government. This will most likely be held in July / August 2007.
  • Orthopedic surgery to connect deformities such as crooked legs. This will hold before the end of the year
  • Career talk for secondary School students in Ogbomosoland. It is scheduled for the month of September 2007
  • Annual General Assembly of the OCF is tentatively fixed for the first week in September 2007.
  • New Executives for Ogbomoso Parapo Washington D.C (USA) Click to read
  • International Professional Recognition for Dr Emmanuel Olarinde Click to read
  • Airman First Class Alexander Adeleve: 2006 U.S. Air Force Material Command Bioenvironmental & Engineering Technician of the Year. Click to read

Ogbomoso Community Foundation becomes A School Management Organisation

Ogbomoso Community Foundation  successfully bidded as a school Management Organization (SMO) under the Federal Ministry of Education Public and Private PARTNERSHIP Initiative in  Education. OCF is new an SMO for the Federal Government College, Ogbomoso. As an SMO, OCF will ensure that the objectives and goals of the school are pursued with vigour.


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