The Chairman of the Ondo State Council of Obas and the Deji of Akure Kingdom, Oba (Dr) Aladetoyinbo Ogunlade Aladelusi, Odundun II, CFR has congratulated the flag bearer of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Senator Bola Ahmed Tinubu on his emergence as the President-elect of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
Speaking on behalf of the Ondo State Obas in a statement released on Tuesday by the Chief Press Secretary to the Deji of Akure, Mr Michael Adeyeye, the Ondo State Obas described the victory of Asiwaju Bola Tinubu as well deserved considering the fact that the election was keenly contested as this was reflected in the pattern of votes across the country.
Oba Aladetoyinbo described the victory of the President-elect as a victory for Nigerians and indeed a renewed hope that Nigerians can keep conventional promise of a rotational presidency which is a reflection of fairness, equity and justice.
“Your track records and credentials of progressivism, patriotism and commitment to democratic tenets over the years is a sound and clear testimony of your proven capacity as a nationalist to lead our nation to economic recovery and make it the true giant of Africa and the pride of the black race”, Oba Aladetoyinbo said.
Oba Aladetoyinbo urged the President-elect to live up to the expectation of his renewed hope mantra by renewing the hope of every Nigerians who had almost gave up on Nigeria. This is evident in the mass exodus of our youths and Professionals in search of a greener pasture.
The Monarch urged the president to re-unite every Nigerians who had been sharply divided along tribal and religious sentiments. There is no doubt that our nation is faced with myriads of challenges, however, there is a renewed faith in the capacity of Asiwaju Bola Tinubu to bring positive development to the Country.
Meanwhile, Oba Aladetoyinbo has hailed the Ondo State Governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, CON, for his resilience and commitment to democracy and the welfare of the people of Ondo State. He described the Governor as a man of integrity who will always keep to his words even in the face of adversity and uncertainty.
Oba Aladetoyinbo prayed for God’s guidance of the President-elect as the nation looks forward to a better assured days.
Chief Press Secretary to the Deji of Akure Kingdom
7th March, 2023.