By Ridwan Oyebamiji
The lawmaker representing Ibadan North federal constituency in the House of Representatives, Prince Musiliudeen Olaide Akinremi has congratulated the Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Saliu Adetunji as he clocks 91 years on Monday.
A statement made available by the media office of the lawmaker quoted the APC lawmaker, eulogising Oba Adetunji for the rare gift of life that Allah bestowed on him for over nine decades.
Akinremi who is the Vice Chairman, House committee on Science and Technology, called on the subjects of the first class monarch to use the opportunity of the celebration to seek for continuous peace of Ibadanland under the reign of Oba Adetunji.
He also thumbed up for the Olubadan as a colourful monarch whose life of service to humanity has been remarkable in both his private business and administration of the city of Ibadan.
Akinremi popularly called Jagaban said, “our Kabiyesi, the Olubadan has weathered the storm over the years. I thank Almighty Allah for bestowing the Olubadan with the grace of reaching this milestone in sound mind and quality health.
“This celebration presents a rare opportunity for all the high chiefs to sheath their swords and embrace long lasting peace in the Olubadan-In-Council.
“Ibadan is our proud heritage and Olubadan is our symbol of royalty. I therefore pray that the ongoing efforts at resolving the grievances between the Kabiyesi and some High Chiefs, end in ‘no Victor, no vanquish situation and ‘win win’ for all sides.
“Kabiyesi, may your reign further spur this land to greater glory and more abundance. You will celebrate more years in quality health and sound mind. As one of your subjects, I, Prince Musiliudeen Olaide Adewale Akinremi is proud of your towering influence among the comity of other Obas in Yorubaland,” the statement further stated.