The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila, has congratulated the Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi III, on his 50th anniversary on the throne.
In his congratulatory message to the Oba, the Hon. Speaker said, “Kabiyesi Oba Lamidi Adeyemi III is one man that believes in the unity of his people and the entire nation.
“I’m particularly delighted that the 50th anniversary of the Alaafin of Oyo is happening during my lifetime. I believe every Yoruba son /daughter, irrespective of where they are, should be proud of the Alaafin for the kind of leadership he has been providing in the past 50 years.
“To think that the Alaafin is marking his 50 years on the throne at the age of 82 in sound health is another source of joy.
“I join millions of Nigerians, especially the sons/daughters of Yoruba land, in wishing the Alaafin God’s protection, blessings and wisdom,”