The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila has felicitates with his Imperial Majesty, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi III, the Alaafin of Oyo, has the First class monarch clocks 50years on Throne.
In a statement released on Wednesday, the Speaker also rejoice with the Monarch, as the 50years on throne comes with a sound 82nd Birthday Anniversary.
“Kabiyesi Oba Lamidi Adeyemi III is one man that believes in the unity of his people and the entire nation. This much he has guided his people to achieve in the last 50 years.
“I am particularly delighted that the 50th anniversary of the Alaafin of Oyo is happening during my lifetime.
“I believe every Yoruba son and daughter, irrespective of where they are, should be proud of the Alaafin for the kind of leadership he has been providing in the past 50 years.
“We cannot forget in a hurry how the Alaafin used his good office and leadership style to make the Oyo kingdom a reference point. He is indeed a man blessed with abundant wisdom.
“To think that the Alaafin is marking his 50 years on the throne at the age of 82 in sound health is another source of joy.
“I join millions of Nigerians, especially the sons and daughters of Yoruba land, in wishing the Alaafin God’s protection, blessings and wisdom,” Hon Gbajabiamila said