The Baagbile of Egbaland, Chief Femi Majekodunmi, has assured of his commitment to continue to serve humanity for the rest of his life, stating that there is no joy that is greater than this.
He gave the commitment during his inauguratIon as Oyo State President, The Boys’ Brigade, held at the Cathedral of St. James The Great, Oke Bola, Ibadan.
He said the essence of the association was for members to use their time and resources to serve humanity, stating that he could afford to do otherwise more so when he had served as patron of the association in the state for many years.
He added that he accepted the position to further make himself to continue to serve humanity, urging the well to do in the society to think more of serving the people rather than their families alone.
While lauding the leadership of the association for finding him worthy to be the Oyo State President, Majekodunmi who was accompanied by his wife, Dr. Deke Majekodunmi, said with over 120 batallions in the state, he was more than prepared to take the association to greater heights and make it the best in the country.
He however called for the support of every member as he said he could not do it alone.
He said with Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State as the Grand Patron of the association in the state, he was sure that the association was in safe hands.
The national president of the association, Sir. Sunday Nnamdi Nwosu, while speaking at the ceremony, called on the Anglican Church to continue to support the association, stating that it was the church that owned it and could not afford to abandon it.
He added that there should be training and re-training for members so as to keep them up to-date on their duties and responsibilities.
He noted that there was pride in being a member of The Boys’ Brigade.