“Agba Egbe rejoices with Oba Senator (Dr) Moshood Olalekan Balogun Alliwo (Alli Okunmade 11) on his coronation and presentation of staff by the governor of Oyo state, His Excellency, Engr. Seyi Makinde at the ancient Mapo Hall.
The executive chairman of Ibadan north local government, Hon. Yusuff Sahib Oladayo (Agba Egbe). As wished the new Olubadan of Ibadanland a long and successful reign and also urged him fair and just.
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“On behalf of the good people of Ibadan North Government, the executive chairman of ibadan north local government, hon. Yusuff Sahib Oladayo (Agba Egbe), congratulates Oba Senator (Dr) Moshood Olalekan Balogun Alliwo (Alli Okunmade 11) on his emergence and coronation as the 42nd Olubadan of Ibadanland and successor to the late Oba Akanmu Saliu Adetunji.
“As he begins his reign as the olubadan of ascension to the revered throne of his great ancestors, the executive chairman urges the Olubadan to commit himself to carrying all his subjects along to a new era of peace, stability and progress in Ibadan, Yoruba land and Nigeria as a whole.
“The local government chairman calls on Oba Lekan Balogun to be prepared to put his new position as Olubadan and principal custodian of the rich cultural heritage and traditions of the Yoruba’s to good use in the service of his people and country.
“As baba ascends to the grand throne of the Olubadan of Ibadanland, he prays that God Almighty will grant him the immense wisdom and courage he will require to oversee further progress and greater prosperity for his people.
“He wishes the new Olubadan a long and highly successful reign in the service of his people, the country and the entire Yoruba race.”
IGBA YIN YO TU WA L’ARA L’ASE ELEDUWA. ASE!!!