The Esama is said to have ordered a new wonder ride to celebrate this milestone. See pics from some activities that has already taken place after the cut..
1) First to set up an auto assembly plant in Nigeria with the company he founded, Mid Motors
2) First to set up a private Airline in Nigeria, Okada Air which at its height had over 40 aircraft including the world's largest passenger plane at the time, the Boeing 747. Okada was also the largest private airline in Africa at the time.
3) First to set up a private university in Nigeria, Igbinedion University, Okada Town.
He's also known for his many philanthropic contributions and organizations set up by him.
In recognition of his Numerous achievements he was twice honoured with high national awards by the President, namely Commander order of the Niger, and Commander of the Federal Republic. (CON & CFR)