Awujale of Ijebuland my pillar of support – Tinubu

President Bola Tinubu has described paramount monarch, the Awujale of Ijebuland, Oba Sikiru Adetola, as his dependable ally. He said this in a tribute to the monarch, who clocked 90 years. President Tinubu, also, said that Oba Awujale is “a preeminent royal father who has brought honour, integrity, dignity, courage, and impeccable strength of character to the throne over the last 60 years.”

“I have always enjoyed the trust, friendship, and confidence of Kabiyesi Awujale Ogbagba ll in the course of my political journey, through the struggles of our fight for the return of democratic governance in our country and beyond my tenure as Governor of Lagos State. Throughout these epochs in my political odyssey, Oba Adetona has remained a pillar of strength and support.

“In matters of fighting for justice, fairness, equity, and a more just society where every part of our country can progress and our people live peacefully and in harmony with each other, Kabiyesi has been a dependable ally,” the President says.

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The President extolled the “inimitable contributions of the revered monarch to nation-building”, adding that he “fought for and invested in democracy and good governance.” He believes it is due to this value, that the monarch endowed a chair and built a School of Post-Graduate and Research Studies in Governance at the Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago Iwoye.

Tinubu “wishes him more years in good health on the throne of his forebears.”

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