Akinduro thanked the union for appreciating his contributions to society, promising to do more for the union and humanity.
Earlier, Mr Ademola Babalola, the NUJ Chairman, acknowledged Akinduro’s service to humanity which he said was the hallmark of the present administration in Oyo State.
He described the Ondo-born businessman as a God’s vessel who had continuously propagate the ideals of a typical Yoruba man.
According to him, “our new patron is not the richest or wealthiest Nigerian today, but he is wired with the spirit of attending to the needs of the people everywhere.
“For today’s event, we have brought before you, a man so passionate about humanity; an unrepentant philanthropist, a workaholic, a trailblazer, a shining star, an honest, God-fearing, diligent and wonderful personality.
“He is a God’s vessel, propagating ideals of a typical Yoruba Omoluabi. He comes across as a devout Christian having had Deeper Life background as a staunch worshipper for decades.”
Babalola said that Akinduro’s life was full of lessons for nowadays kids who daily seek to become billionaires overnight without minding how those successful businessmen navigated to breakthrough in life.
He expressed hope that Akinduro’s installation would be an added advantage in addressing the needs of the union and members.