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Sanwo-Olu hands Lagos monarch staff of office

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Thursday presented the staff of office to the Ogudu Oshadi of Ogombo kingdom in Eti-Osa East LCDA, HRM. Oba Abiodun Muslim.

According to the Vanguard, Sanwo-Olu was represented by the Special Adviser on Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs; Hon. Bolaji Kayode Robert.

While presenting the staff of office to the monarch, the governor’s representative assured that the state government would continue to collaborate with traditional rulers in the state and ensure that their welfare was accorded the attention it deserved.

He said his choice by the kingmakers and wide acceptance by his people to lead them and be the custodian of the culture and tradition of the kingdom was a reflection of their trust and confidence in his ability to positively impact the fortune of the land and its people.

“On behalf of myself, the government and people of Lagos State, I rejoice with Your Royal Majesty as you ascend the stool. Your choice by the Kingmakers and wide acceptance by your people to lead them and be the custodian of the culture and tradition of this Kingdom is a reflection of their trust and confidence in your ability to positively impact the fortune of this landscape and its people.

The Newly crowned King, Oba Abiodun Ogunbo, assured that his reign will ensure peace and stability in the Lagos Community.

Ogunbo became the first monarch of the community since it was founded on October 4, 1873. Before his enthronement yesterday, he was the Baale of the community.

“I congratulate all Ogombo indigenes for this historical moment. From our fathers to our youths and to our mothers, this would not have been possible without their prayers, support and most importantly, their sacrifice.

Sanwo-Olu who was represented by the Special Adviser on Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs; Hon. Bolaji Kayode Robert.

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