By Adebayo Folorunsho-Francis
On November 14, 2013, all roads led to Sheba Hall, Mobolaji Bank-Anthony Road, Maryland, venue of the 50th birthday celebration of Mr. Femi Soremekun, chairman of Biofem Pharmaceuticals Limited.
The colourful event featured citation of the celebrant, praise and worship, presentation of gifts, comedy session and goodwill messages from friends, family members, pharmacists, admirers and several clients of the company.
Notably in attendance were Pharm. Ade Popoola, chairman, PSN Board of Fellows; Pharm. Gbenga Falabi, incumbent chairman of Association of Industrial Pharmacists of Nigeria (NAIP); Pharm. LoluOjo, past chairman of NAIP; Pharm. Ernest Okafor, managing director of Nemitt Pharma Limited; and Pharm. Lekan Asuni, managing director of GlaxoSmithKline (Pharma) Limited.
Describing the personality of Soremekun, Popoola remarked that the celebrant was a philanthropic soul who had touched so many lives with his generosity.
Another pharmacist, Pharm. Okafor noted that Soremekun had been a good and dependable friend.
“I am happy that God has rewarded his labour with love to others. I have found him a gentleman and an astute businessman who has impacted positively on the lives of many. I therefore rejoice with him today as he celebrates his 50th year,” he enthused.
Pharm. Lekan Asuni lauded Soremekun’s achievements in the pharmaceutical field as well as in life. Describing him as a hardworking and dependable person, he prayed for God to grant him good health and mercies.