…hails monarch’s contributions to Ibadan growth, devt at 81
Senator Sharafadeen Alli (APC- Oyo South) has described the leadership qualities of Olubadan of Ibadan, Oba Olalekan Balogun as a source of inspiration to many.
While lauding the contributions of the monarch to the growth and development of Ibadan as he clocks 81, Alli called on Nigerians to emulate the exemplary life of the ruler in their daily dealings.
In a statement signed by his Special Adviser on Media, Akeem Abas and made available to newsmen in Ibadan, the senator described the traditional ruler as a great leader who has worked tirelessly to ensure that the Ibadan community remained a force to be reckoned with in Nigeria.
Alli, the Maye-Balogun of Ibadanland, commended the monarch for his efforts in promoting peace, unity, and progress in Ibadan, saying his leadership has been a source of inspiration to many.
He said that the traditional ruler has set a remarkable standard for other traditional rulers in the country to follow.
The lawmaker prayed that God would bless Balogun with more years of good health and wisdom.
He felicitated the traditional ruler on his birthday, expressing hope that the monarch would continue to steer the ship of Ibadanland towards greatness and prosperity.
Alli urged all Ibadan indigenes to support the monarch in his efforts to ensure that the city remained prosperous and peaceful.