Lawmaker representing Oyo North Senatorial District at the upper chamber of the National Assembly Dr Abdulfatai Buhari and A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress APC Joseph Tegbe has felicitate with the Alaafin of Oyo Oba Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi on the celebration of 50th coronation anniversary.
The duo in a statement signed separately also prayed for Longer life and good health on the throne.
Senator Buhari said “It was like yesterday and now, it’s 50 years. His Imperial Majesty, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi ascended the throne of his father’s. ”
“I join other erudite personalities in celebrating the kabiyesi. During your reign that has spanned half a century, we have witnessed unprecedented growth, not only In Oyo Town but in the whole of the state.”
“When other royal fathers have become subject of tabloid posts and floundering standards, you have kept the Institution in such impeccable manner. We are proud that you are our royal father!”
“While I am not in the position to bless the King, I pray that you will live long to rule us all in might, good health and majesty.”
Also Joseph Tegbe in a statement made available to National Insight said “I felicitate with His Imperial Majesty, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi on the 50th Anniversary of his ascension to the throne.
“In half a century, Kábíyèsí has displayed uncommon wisdom and emotional intelligence in administering his domain, fostering peace and sustainable development.
“Iku Baba Yeye has sustained our heritage and identity as a people. He is best described as an encyclopedia of the culture and traditions of the entire Yoruba race.
Our Father has used his throne to build bridges of friendship and harmony in the state, across Yoruba Land and beyond.
I remain proud of his progressive ideals, particularly the legacy of peace and harmony which Yorubas are known for.
I pray that Kabiyesi spends many more years in good health