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Senator Iyabo Obasanjo To Graduate Soon From Harvard


Iyabo Obasanjo

Iyabo Obasanjo

SENATOR Iyabo Obasanjo-Bello, the popular politician-cum-daughter of ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo, will very soon graduate from the prestigious Harvard University, United States of America.

It would be recalled that Iyabo relocated to the US after the 2011general elections when she lost her bid to return to the senate for the second term.

On settling down in America, she quickly enrolled at Harvard University to further boost her curriculum vitae.

The ex-senator of the Federal Republic of Nigeria was said to have taken the decision to forget what befell her and moved on with her life again.

A close source who craved anonymity, said ex-President Obasanjo had warned her not to contest at the general election, following his observation.

She, however, got the shock of her life when she lost to a candidate of the Action Congress of Nigeria, who was said to have spent little money prosecuting the election. Obasanjo-Bello, who flew the flag of a divided Peoples Democratic Party, spent a fortune.

Iyabo Obasanjo, any day, any time is still an epitome of dedication, dignity and service to humanity. If not familiar with her background, you will not notice any air of arrogance, affluence or privilege let alone royalty. Iyabo, the chairperson of Iyaniwura Foundation, a popular group in Abeokuta, Ogun State, is a rare gem and a gift to her generation.

On Kehinde Kamson’s Busy Schedule

From all indications, Kehinde Kamson, the founder of Sweet Sensation Confectionary Limited, a successful chain of quick service retail restaurants, may relocate to the United States of America, following her frequent visit to the Obama Land.

A very dependable source close to Kamson said Madam hardly stays in Nigeria these days because she was said to have entrusted her business into the hands of one of her children and few trusted aides to run the business while she is abroad pursuing another deal.

Kamson who said to have been in and out of the country lately, spent eight months in the United States last year. Although we are yet to confirm what has kept her busy over there, many believe whatever Kamson is pursuing will turn out good because of her success with Sweet Sensation. Her story is a proof of how one’s passion can grow into something larger than one’s self and can become a source of livelihood for hundreds and even thousands of Nigerians.

Sweet Sensation was not her first business venture. She had earlier started a little shop called Fishmongers while working as an accountant at an oil service company.

She operated this business for five years but the business fell through as she discovered it was not sustainable.

She decided to instead start a pastries and cake business which would tap into her childhood love for baking and cooking.

She named this business Citicate-the City Caterers. Through Citicates, she catered for functions and continued to run it while keeping her full time job as an Accountant. She later quit her full time job when its demands became unbearable.

She began supplying her cakes and pastries to the University of Lagos where her pastries became popular, especially at Medlag, the University of Lagos Medical School.

Soon, she began supplying to UTC and Leventis and then eventually, Mr Biggs. This was a major win for her small but growing business and was part of the inspiration that encouraged her to set up Sweet Sensation.

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