Ubulu Community, Others Eulogise BASALT On His Birthday.



Birthday wishes and goodwill messages have flooded the Social media space as Ubulu-Uku people celebrate one of their most illustrious sons.
Today marks the birthday anniversary of Dr. Stanley Afamefune Okafor. He is the C.E.O Integrated Marine and Petroleum Solutions Ltd, Basalt Oil & Gas Nig. Ltd, and Noblewayz Entertainment.

Dr. Stanley (a.k.a BASALT) was born April 26, to the family of Mr. Okafor of Idumu-Umuiwa, Umu-Awali, of Ugbaa' quarters in Ubulu-Uku, Aniocha South Local Government, Delta State.

He is a man who without holding any political appointment or position has committed personal resources and continued to play key role in the development of his home state.

In Sports;

~ He is the sponsor of Delta State Football League.
~ Aniocha/South Primary School's Annual Football Tournament, known as "Basalt Cup".
~ He is the Boss of Basalt Football Academy, where young footballing talents are nurtured and developed.

Also, it was his courage to take up the sponsorship of the dying Ubulu-Uku annual December football league that led to the resurgence of the prestigious competition.
He has sponsored the community league competition which is played for half a million naira for three years and running.

Community Development;

After close to a decade of darkness and power outtage, Dr. Okafor threw his heavy weight behind the UDC and other well meaning Ubulu people to restore power to the ancient kingdom.
He pays annually for the road clearing of the Ubulu-Uku/Issele-Uku roads.

Youth Empowerment;

He has provided numerous employment opportunities for people, especially those from the Delta North region.
This has come as either direct employment to his companies, sponsorship of enterprenurship trainings, and referrals to other affiliate companies.
Through Noblewayz entertainment, he has signed musical artists whose names have now become household names in the Nigerian Music industry.

In Education;
He has underscored the need to utilize education as tool to foster community development.
To that effect, countless number of secondary school students are enjoying free education under his scholarship program in non other than St. Anthony's college Ubulu-Uku, Delta State.
The school is one of the oldest secondary schools in the old Midwestern Nigeria.

Dr. Okafor has received both local and international accolades for his exemplary entrepreneurship acumen and leadership Skills. He is a UN Peace ambassador.

Prior to the reelection bid of His Excellency, Sen. Dr. Ifeanyi Arthur Okowa, Dr. Okafor relocated to his home state to help mobilize support for the governor. The move turned out a very effective one as the governor won a landslide victory in his ward and the entire community.

Dear BASALT,
truly, you have demonstrated the true meaning of leadership, that leadership doesn't only rest on a political stool but on the will to make better the lives of people and propel them to greatness.

It's our wish that God prospers you more and grants you sound health to enjoy the selfless life you are living.

Happy birthday!
Akinne ashoinne...
Utomi, awele n'isi nkah.

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