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OUR STARS: OMO OBA YEMISI SHYLLON — PROMOTING EDUCATION THROUGH PHILANTHROPY

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  TERRIFIC HEADLINES ….. The Whole World Is Our Constituency Reliable, Authoritative, Credible, Efficient & Very Professional…. “Ask not what your country can do for you – ask what you can do for your country” – President JF. Kennedy In this edition, we bring you accounts of memorable events that have shaped the course of history in Nigeria. We feature stories of the lives of notable Nigerians who could be classified as role models, whose footsteps could be followed by the growing generation as a result of the successes recorded by these personalities by dint of hard work and enviable conducts. The activity also has the objective of promoting the feelings of empathy in the growing ones. It is also designed to make readers see hope in the future of Nigeria through enviable conducts. OUR STARS: OMO OBA YEMISI SHYLLON — PROMOTING PHILANTHROPY: Omo Oba Yemisi Adedoyin Shyllon, OUR STAR in this edition combines a somewhat incongruous educational attainment. He is a University trained engineer who also trained as a Lawyer before bagging a Masters Degree in Business Administration.  Evidently, there is no correlation between Engineering & Law. The recognition accorded him shoots beyond his being Africa’s largest private art collector, and his place as one of the World’s top 100 art collectors. He has over 7,000 artworks of sculptures, paintings and other media, and 55,000 photographic shots of Nigeria’s cultural festivals. Yemisi Shyllon is from a royal background in Abeokuta, and is passionate about black cultures, particularly the civilizations of the Yoruba race that have prodded him to embark on several philanthropic activities in the art and culture sub-sector.  ANDREW CARNEGIE: A business magnate and philanthropist, Andrew Carnegie once posited very rightly too, that:  ”The duty of the man of wealth…is to set examples of modest, unostentatious living, shunning the display of wealth and extravagance, provide moderately for the legitimate wants of those dependent upon him, and after doing so, consider all surplus revenues which come to him simply as trust funds, which is for administration, in the manner inwhich his judgment is best calculated to produce the most beneficial results to the community. . .”  Philanthropy is a compassionate activity and a legacy,that more than anything else, preserves the name of the doer for centuries; if not for ever, depending on the society in which the charitable act is done. It is for this reason why names of prominent people like…

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