His Royal Highness, Owa-Obokun of Ijesha-land, Oba Gabriel Adekunle Aromolaran II.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday felicitated with His Royal Highness, Owa-Obokun of Ijesha-land, Oba Gabriel Adekunle Aromolaran II, on his 80th birthday.
Presidential spokesman Mr Femi Adesina, in a statement, said Buhari congratulated the majestic Ijesha Kingdom, renowned for its historic military and entrepreneurial prowess, family members and close associates of the royal father, who joins the club of octogenarians, with 35 years on his fathers’ throne.
According to the statement, “The President extols the maturity and wisdom of the royal father in administering his domain, consistently ensuring peace and development, and promoting a strong appetite for education and commerce among his people.
“President Buhari believes the octogenarian has, over the years, successfully sustained the heritage of patience, tolerance and good neighbourliness that was bequeathed by his ancestors, and taken his people to new heights of integration into the global trade community.
“The President prays that the almighty God will grant the Owa-Obokun of Ijesha-land good health and long life to continue serving his people, and the country.”