The Executive Governor of Osun State, Senator Ademola Adeleke on Tuesday congratulated HIM Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, Ojaja II, the Ooni of Ife, on the auspicious occasion of his 49th year birthday, eulogizing him as a foremost traditional ruler in the promotion of culture and heritage.
The congratulatory message, which was contained in a statement signed by the Governor’s Spokesperson, Mallam Olawale Rasheed, described Oba Ogunwusi as a symbolic leader, given his remarkable efforts towards the preservation of Yoruba ideals and culture.
Governor Adeleke extols the humble carriage of the Arole Oduduwa and pronounced commitment to the unity of the Yoruba race, expressing his admiration for the monarch’s style of leadership, which embodies strong emphasis on the well-being and prosperity of the people.
“It is my honour to warmly felicitate with the Arole of Oduduwa, HIM Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi Enitan, Ojaja II, on his 49th year birthday celebration,” the Governor was quoted to have said in the congratulatory message.
While sharing in the joy that come with the moment, Governor Adeleke noted that Oba Ogunwusi’s “exemplary leadership is a source of inspiration to a lot of people”. He added that “we are grateful for your unwavering commitment to our tradition and fostering mutual understanding and harmony between our people.”
The Governor prays to Eledumare to continue to give Kabiyesi good health and wisdom to pilot the traditional affairs and offer valuable contributions to the development of our dear Osun state and Nigeria at large.
Mallam Olawale Rasheed,
The Spokesperson to the Osun State Governor