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He Had Remarkable Faith In Nigeria – Obasanjo Mourns Slack Alaafin Of Oyo, Oba Adeyemi

by Good News

Broken-down President Olusegun Obasanjo says the wise counsel and rich ride of the Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi III will be sorely overlooked.

The dilapidated Nigerian chief acknowledged this in his condolence message over the death of the major archaic ruler who joined his ancestors on Friday.

As earlier reported by Naija News, Oba Adeyemi died on Friday at the age of 83 after reining for 52 years.

Reacting, Obasanjo in a letter addressed to the Oyo Negate Governor, Seyi Makinde commiserated with the final americans of Oyo, the family, and various stakeholders over the death of the monarch.

He described the tiring archaic ruler as “a eager promoter of mutual tolerance and figuring out now not finest among the many various americans that are living in his area but additionally across the nation.

Obasanjo additionally counseled the tiring monarch as somebody who promoted the team spirit of Nigeria and stood for the handsome issues.

“I point out, with delight, Oba Adeyemi’s sizable contributions to peace, group pattern and development and national pattern, namely since his ascension to the revered throne of Alaafin of Oyo, nearly 52 years ago.

“As a patriotic and highly respected archaic ruler who had immeasurable worship for his americans and big faith in a united Nigeria, he stood out as a sing of forthrightness in national affairs and he used to be as nicely a eager promoter of mutual tolerance and figuring out now not finest among the many various americans that are living in his area but additionally across the nation.

“It is a long way nicely acknowledged that it used to be all the design thru his reign that Oyo Town purchased transformed to the contemporary metropolis that it has change into at the present time and now not surprisingly, his contribution to nation-building used to be additionally acknowledged in the conferment of the esteemed national honour of Commander of the Federal Republic, CFR, on him and various honorary levels that he purchased from some Nigerian and originate air academic institutions,” the assertion reads.

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