*felicitates him on 5th Coronation Anniversary
By; BAYO AKAMO, Ibadan
The Ajia Balogun of Ibadanland, Oloye Adegboyega Adegoke on Thursday felicitated with the Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Saliu Adetunji on his 5th year coronation anniversary
Oloye Adegoke in a congratulatory message declared that Oba Adetunji has so far foster peace and unity in and across his domain thereby showing him as a visionary and purposeful leader.
The Ajia Balogun of Ibadanland commended Oba Adetunji for consistently promoting peaceful and harmonious co-existence, and respect for religions and diverse cultures in Oyo state and Nigeria as whole.
According to Oloye Adegoke, Oba Adetunji had successfully carried on with the legacies of his forefathers, “dating back to the 16th century, with an intentional focus to uphold the beautiful traditions of hospitality, respect for authorities and communal development that has always defined the throne.
“It was like yesterday and now, it is five years. His Imperial Majesty, Oba Adetunji ascended the throne of his fathers. I join other erudite personalities in celebrating the kabiyesi. During your reign, we have witnessed unprecedented growth and development in the largest city in black Africa”, he said.
Oloye Adegoke added, “You have kept the Institution in such impeccable manner that make us to be proud of you as our royal father! You have displayed uncommon wisdom and emotional intelligence in administering your domain, fostering peace and unity, which has sustained our heritage and identity as a people. You are best describe as an encyclopedia of the culture and traditions.”
The Ajia Balogun of Ibadanland while wishing Oba Adetunji ” more years on the throne in good health and strength”, added, “I am not in the position to bless the King, I pray that you will live long to rule us all in might, good health and majesty”.