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Tinubu, Sanwo-Olu, Hamzat, others congratulate Oniru at 50


Oniru of Iruland, Oba Abdul Wasiu Omogbolahan Lawal, Abisogun II (left) and Group Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of Access Bank Plc, Herbert Wigwe during a courtesy visit to the Oba as he marked his 50th birthday at the Oniru Palace, Victoria Island, Lagos<br />

The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu and his deputy, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat, have congratulated the Oniru of Iruland, Oba Abdulwasiu ‘Gbolahan Lawal for attaining the age of 50.

The APC chieftain, who extolled the good virtues of the monarch, said Oba Lawal had recorded significant strides in his public career traversing sectors such as governance, security, youth development, empowerment and housing delivery, among others.

Tinubu said: “Your accomplishment in life must be why this occasion of your attainment of the golden age has attracted so much love and public interest. Personally, my joy on this important landmark knows no bounds, having mentored and monitored your career development as a superb police officer and excellent public servant in Lagos State.


“Kabiyesi, as you attain this golden age of wisdom and maturity, I wish to commend your unflinching commitment to service and loyalty, a virtue that is fast becoming a rare commodity in our society today. I recalled with nostalgia your contribution to my success as the governor of Lagos State.

“As Aide de Camp, you discharged your duties with the utmost professionalism, competence, and dedication. As Special Adviser and later commissioner in the cabinet of my successor-governors, you were brilliant, diligent and resourceful.
Sanwo-Olu rejoiced with the monarch for the golden jubilee birthday celebration, describing him as a committed humanist and astute administrator, who brought so much positive energy and transformational change to the Agricultural sector in line with his administration’s THEMES agenda while serving as the Agriculture Commissioner.

Other dignitaries at the event were the Deputy Governor of Lagos State, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat; Speake, Lagos State House of Assembly, Mudasiru Obasa; the Elegushi of Ikate Land, Oba Saheed Elegushi, Dr. Joe Odunmakin, St Gregs Old Boys, captains of industry, agriculture facilitators, amongst others.


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