Exactly ten years ago when pretty Abuja businesswoman, Aisha Achimugu marked her fortieth birthday, the country virtually stood still with parties that attracted creme de la creme of society from Abuja to Lagos. Because she is a silent player in the oil and gas sector, many who didn’t know were full of questions, ‘how did she pull it off?’ It was indeed a loud party. She spared nothing, no wonder the party was talk of the town for weeks and months.

Massive birthday cake for her fortieth
Excerpts from the 2014 birthday bash

The mother of three not only enjoyed herself but also spread the love with visits to orphanages and gifts to needy. That was ten years ago.

Fast forward 2024 January. For a woman with panache, sophistry and taste for the uncommon, it was only normal that she marked the special day in a way that would live up to her status but also billing of an A Class celebrity afterall, Fifty only comes once.

Grenada was the destination for the first leg of the birthday party. Obviously, she took a long some friends to the luscious island carrying along with her, her well-known philanthropic activities. It was therefore no news that she was welcomed with open arms.

She revealed that she was indeed deeply honoured that Grenadians accepted her as one of their citizens, she also highlighted what being 50 meant to her. In her words, ‘ I enjoy giving back to the society. God has been good to me and the least I can do is give back. ‘This celebration will not have been complete if I don’t give back to the society. It’s not enough and it’s not complete. I look forward to coming back, like I told the Prime Minister, I look forward to helping in finding solutions to the challenges the country have especially in education, healthcare and women empowerment.’ These are areas that give me joy.’

She also promised to grant scholarships to five students in the country in continuation of her activities in Nigeria through her SÀM, a non-governmental organization dedicated to philanthropic activities named after her sons.

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