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Tinubu hails Ooni at 49

President Bola Tinubu and Ooni of Ife

 

President Bola Tinubu on Tuesday hailed the Ooni of Ife and Co-Chairman of the National Council of Traditional Rulers of Nigeria, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, on the anniversary of his 49th birthday.

 

Tinubu in a statement issued by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Ajuri Ngelale expressed gratitude to the monarch for his unflinching support to his administration and remarkable efforts in rallying royal fathers from across the nation.

 

The President further acknowledged the important role played by the royal father, in passing down the cultural and spiritual Yoruba practices to the people, as a revered custodian of Yoruba heritage, history, and traditions.

 

He however prayed that God should bless him with long life and good health, why also prayed that his reign would be a source of unity and prosperity.

 

The statement reads partially: ”Kabiyesi, since ascending the throne of your ancestors, your leadership has been instrumental in conflict prevention and resolution; community development, as well as representing the interests and concerns of Nigerians, both at home and abroad.

 

”I look forward to the continued partnership with our esteemed Royal Fathers to propel our nation forward.

 

”May God bless the Imperial Majesty with long life and good health, and may his reign be a source of unity and prosperity.”

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