No epistle required as the name alone commands utmost respect among the Yoruba race and beyond. Iku baba yeye, the great monarch of Oyo Kingdom, custodian of Yoruba culture and guardian of Yoruba heritage, His Imperial Majesty, Oba Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi III celebrates 50 years coronation anniversary today.
Let the ‘Iya Ilu’ and ‘Sekere’ collaborate to sing melodies of praise as we rejoice with the people of Oyo Kingdom for this golden jubilee celebrations.
On this note, with regal pleasure and royal wishes; His Royal Majesty, Oba Mufutau Muhammed Gbadamosi, Ajagungbade I Esuwoye II joins the rest of the world to congratulate the people of Oyo and as well wishes the Alaafin a happy celebrtaions.
This personal message from Olofa of Offa says it all – “Warm wishes to my father, Iku baba yeye, Igbakeji Orisa, the great king and paramount ruler of Oyo Kingdom as he celebrates the golden jubilee anniversary of ascension of the enviable and highly revered throne of Oyo Kingdom. Evidently, Oyo has witnessed a lot of growths and transformations during his reign and I pray for a continued peaceful and productive reign for many years to come. Long life, good health and inclined wisdom are my prayers for him. Happy 50th anniversary to the great monarch of class”