Come Saturday 31st of July, 2021 the beautiful scenery of Hunga M. DE. Suite along Egbeda, idimu road, Lagos will play host to what could probably be one of the biggest event ever hosted at the facility as cremes-de-la-creme of the society both in industry, media world and entertainment journalists converge to celebrate one of their own , an accomplished and award journalist per excellence, Mr Murphy Ajibade Alabi.
Murphy as he is fondly called turned 50 on July 24 but the celebration was postponed to the following week due to the restriction of movement for the local government election.
The event will play host to Nollywood stars like Yemi Solade, Jaiyeola Kuti, Bimbo Oshin, Laide Bakare, Ola Samuel, TAMPAN president, Mr. Latin and others.
Hon Kehinde Odeneye, a two term House of Representatives in Abuja is expected to grace the party.
Also expected to grace the golden year celebration of the award winning journalist who was adjudged Nigeria Best Entertainment Writer of the year in 2014 by NMNA is Dare Babarinsa, the Chairman and Editor- in – Chief to be accompanied by his Executive Editor, Dele Fashomi, Adeleye Fabusoro, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Rare Edge, producer of Aladun de, Borokini, Sola Olugbero (Sokem).
While Property and Homes expert, SSAFRI will announce its presence with its Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Ayeni Sunday and Ayeni Samuel, the Executive Director, Samuel Madosi, the chairman of Madosi Nig LTD.
Though the event is meant to be a low key celebration but the friends of the ever smiling and friendly journalist who have been in the pen profession for over two decades decided to celebrate him.
” Samson Ajibade Alabi known and addressed as Murphy is a vibrant journalist who has given established fame to many Nollywood artists through his writings.
Murphy is a house name already in the field of entertainment reporting.
Many Nollywood artists got celebrated through his writeups and it is high time he is celebrated too. That is why we planned to celebrate him come July 31st though the birthday fell on July 24. ” Declare Laide Gold, a journalist and head of the planning committee.
Aare Suru J. Hunga, the Aare Lisa Igbore of Egbaland and the CEO of Hunga M.DE Suite where the ceremony will take place also eulogized the fast talking journalist who has worked in various media houses like : Westerner Magazine, Compass Newspaper, Tribune, Leadership, Newswatch, Daily Independent, and Daily Times newspaper
” He is one journalist I respect. He is virtual and very professional. So it was not difficult for me to give him my hotel to come and celebrate there”