By Richard Akintade, Osogbo
President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated Olowu of Kuta, Oba Makama Oyelude, Tegbosun II, on his 10th anniversary on the throne.
In a statement by the Special Adviser to the President (Media & Publicity), Femi Adesina, the president noted the harmony, peace and tolerance that pervaded the Owu Kuta kingdom since Oba Oyelude ascended the throne of his forefathers, bringing his experience of wide travels and interaction at national and global levels to bear on the position.
President Buhari, celebrating with the royal father on his many achievements, particularly upholding the rich traditions of Owu Kuta kingdom.
He affirmed that His Royal Majesty’s proclivity of giving to people, without discrimination and demonstrating love, without expecting returns, “goes a long way in getting his people to believe in his vision of making the kingdom a reference point in the state, and the country.”
On the 10th anniversary of Oba Oyelude, President Buhari extolled the royal father for his wisdom, and willingness to share with the old and young, and the lowly and highly placed in society.
The President prayed for more grace and strength for Oba Oyelude to keep serving his people, country and humanity.