By Kolawole Olayinka, Abeokuta
Ogun State Governor-elect, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has felicitated with Alayeluwa Oba (Dr) Sikiru Kayode Adetona, the Awujale and paramount ruler of Ijebuland, on the occasion of the monarch’s 85th birthday celebration.
In a statement issued on Friday in Abeokuta and signed by Abiodun’s spokesperson, Pst Remmy Hazzan, he said Prince Dapo Abiodun joined all Ijebu sons and daughters, home and diaspora, to celebrate a principled royal father, whose exploits in leadership is worthy of recommendation and emulation.
The Governor-elect was quoted as saying “Kabiyesi Awujale has over the decades carved a niche for himself as an enigma among very many other traditional rulers. A royal majesty of high integrity who says it as it is, regardless of whore ox is gored.
Abiodun said, You have always played unique fatherly roles, mentoring all Ijebu sons and others, and outing the Ijebu landscape in the forefront of commercial, economic, entertainment and cultural industries, for which we are all proud of you. On this unique occasion of your 85th birthday sir, I wish you very many more years of service to humanity in good health and in prosperity.