Ogun State Governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun has joined other well-meaning Nigerians to felicitate with his royal Majesty, Elesi 1, Alaye of Odogbolu, Oba Adedeji Olusegun Onagoruwa, on his 10th Year Coronation Anniversary, describing him as a role model and blessing to his community and the State at large.
Speaking at the thanksgiving service, held at the cathedral Church of St. Pauls, Odogbolu, in Odogbolu Local Government Area of the State, the Governor maintained that Oba Onagoruwa’s emergence has been iconic and his unique style and giant stride has redefined royalty, saying he is an inspirational leader.
Femi Olayinka, Press Officer, Office of the State Deputy Governor revealed to PublicFaces that Gov. Amosun was represented by his Deputy, Chief (Mrs.) Yetunde Onanuga and other top government functionaries, including Commissioner for Commerce and Industry, Otunba Bimbo Ashiru, commended the monarch for being good to his subjects by uniting and developing Odogbolu land with various developmental projects being witnessed since he ascended the throne, wishing him long reign, full of prosperity.
Earlier in his sermon, the Bishop, Diocese of Remo, Methodist Church of Nigeria, The Rt. Reverend Gboyega Ohu urged Oba Onagoruwa to remain close to God, so as to continue receiving divine directions, for more successful reign over his subjects, calling for unity among the traditional rulers across the State, ‘’as God dwells where peace and tranquillity abides’’.
Rt. Rev. Ohu while lauding Senator Ibikunle Amosun for his giant strides in all sectors across the State, especially, infrastructural development, urged him not to leave any of the ongoing projects uncompleted.
Responding, Oba Onagoruwa appreciated God for the wisdom to rule over his subjects, commending the people of Odogbolu for their supports, which had made it possible for him to rule successfully in the last 10 years.
“I want to thank you all for standing by me. I must also commend our Governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun for transforming the State; he’s doing a wonderful job and we cannot but complement his good deeds by making our people happy. Let us continue to work in unity, to move our state forward’’, he stated.