Tinubu Celebrates Awujale on 64th Coronation Anniversary, Olu of Warri at 40

Deji Elumoye in Abuja

President Bola Tinubu has congratulated His Royal Majesty, Oba Sikiru Kayode Adetona Ogbagba II, the Awujale of Ijebuland, on the 64th anniversary of his coronation.

In the same vein, the president has also congratulated His Royal Majesty, Ogiame Atuwatse III, the Olu of Warri, on the occasion of his 40th birthday.

The president, according to a statement by his Media Adviser, Ajuri Ngelale, joined the great people of Ijebuland, Ogun State, and Nigerians in totality to celebrate the Royal Father and one of the longest reigning monarchs in Nigeria.

He extolled the revered monarch as a fine personification of integrity, wisdom, and authenticity, as well as a prolific repository of Ijebuland’s and Nigeria’s cherished history.

Tinubu thanked the Royal Father, whom he described as a “close confidant,” for his prayers, support, and wise counsel, and prayed God to grant him the grace of good health, strength and many more prosperous years on the throne of his forefathers.

In another release, also by Ngelale, the president joined the people of Warri Kingdom in celebrating the Renaissance monarch.

He extolled his strength of character, clear-sightedness, and zest for peace, progress, and development of Itsekiri land and its people.

Tinubu commended the Olu of Warri for his support for youth-centred initiatives and development programmes, acknowledging Nigeria’s youths as the nation’s greatest asset.

“As His Royal Majesty marks the milestone birthday, the president wished the monarch good health and strength and many years of prosperity on the throne of his forefathers,” the statement stated.

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