Soun of Ogbomoso land, Oba Oladunni Oyewumi Ajagungbade III has felicitated with Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi III on the occasion of his 50th coronation anniversary.
The nonagenarian monarch urged Oba Adeyemi to continue to use his position to advance the cause of the people of Oyo, while praying to God to grant the celebrant longer life and sound health in the service of humanity.
Oba Oyewumi, who stressed the importance of traditional institution in nation building, called on traditional rulers to use their platforms to promote peace and unity in their domains.
In a congratulatory letter to Alaafin, Oba Oyewumi extended his greetings to the royal household and the people of Oyo on the landmark celebration.
He said, “I am delighted to convey my warm greetings, on behalf of the good people of Ogbomoso land, to you on this glorious occasion of your 50th coronation anniversary.
“Since you ascended the throne of your forefathers, you have used your position and resources to advance the cause of your subjects and domain.
“As you mark this historic feat, it is my prayer that Allah will grant you longer life as you steer the affairs of your domain”. Oba Oyewumi wished Alaafin a joyous and memorable celebration.
Insisting that it was the turn of Delta central to produce governor in 2023, he however stated his aspiration was not hinged on such sentiment even though he is from the zone, maintaining that he was in the race because of his integrity and competence to transform the state.