The governor, in a congratulatory message signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Yinka Oyebode, on Saturday in Ado-Ekiti, described Ojudu as an illustrious son of Ekiti, a distinguished journalist and activist.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the Ado Ekiti-born presidential aide turns 60 on Saturday.
Fayemi recalled how Ojudu deployed his pen as a major weapon in the fight against military tyranny and enthronement of democratic rule in the country years back.
“On behalf of my family, government and good people of Ekiti State, I rejoice with my dear brother, Sen. Babafemi Ojudu, on his diamond jubilee celebration.
“It’s been sixty amazing years. We thank God for the blessings He has bestowed on you these past years.