By Olasunkanmi Akoni
The Minister of Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola(SAN), and Oluwo of Iwoland, Oba Abdulrosheed Adewale Akanbi have known as on indigenes and all little kids of Iru Kingdom to cooperate with their new monarch, the Oniru of Iruland, Oba Abdulwasiu Omogbolahan Lawal, Abisogun II.
Congratulating the Oniru on his ascension to the throne of his forefathers, Fashola famous that the brand new function bestowed on the brand new Oniru was a well- deserved one, including that it was additionally a results of the arrogance that the folks had in him.
According to him, Oba Lawal had invested a lot of wonderful efficiency, arduous work, dedication and diligence within the public service, stressing that his set up because the 15th Oniru of Iru was subsequently solely a matter of time.
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Fashola stated: “I heartily felicitate with you, the one you love Olori and the complete household on the ascendancy to the throne of your forefathers.
“Having invested consistently, over the last two decades, in single-minded self-development and dedicated public service, your rise to this lofty height in the service of humanity was only a matter of time.”
The minister recalled the times of humble starting of the brand new Oniru, citing his dedication and forbearance as enviable expertise that younger ones ought to emulate whereas testifying to his trade, diligence and unwavering dedication in all duties assigned to him.
Fashola additionally said that the Oniru’s contribution to the achievement of peace, safety and growth by way of a honest interface with the indigenous land-owning households to which the Oniru belongs was of utmost significance, an element he famous contributed enormously to the choice course of.
Fashola expressed his confidence within the Oniru that he would proceed to use all his God-given expertise and abilities to the achievement of cohesion, unity and growth in Lagos State and by extension, the nation simply as he beseeched God to grant the Oniru lengthy life in good well being, nice accomplishments, prosperity, peace and achievement.
Also, Oluwo throughout his courtesy go to to the brand new king in his palace additionally prayed for a really profitable reign for the Oniru and peaceable co-existence amongst Iru topics.
Oba Akanbi described kingship as a place of service, which he famous is just not alien to the brand new Oniru having been a public servant for a few years.
In his response, the Oniru of Iru Kingdom, Oba Lawal thanked Fashola and the Oluwo for the go to and his form phrases.