The lawmaker representing Oyo Central Senatorial district and All Progessives Congress (APC) 2023 governorship candidate, Senator Teslim Folarin, has felicitated the Olubadan of Ibadanland, HRM, Oba Moshood Olalekan Balogun as he celebrates 80 yrs.
Folarin made this known in a statement personally signed on Tuesday, in Ibadan, Oyo State.
The Senator described the Olubadan as ''an embodiment of royalty, objectivity and astuteness, one full of wisdom, and a custodian of the very rich Ibadan traditional heritage.''
He said; “On behalf of my family and the good people of Oyo Central Senatorial District, I felicitate Your Imperial Majesty, Oba (Dr) Mohood Olalekan Balogun, the Olubadan of Ibadanland on the occasion of your glorious 80th birthday.
“Attaining the age of 80 is not an easy feat, especially in this clime where life expectancy is something to worry about, but God in His infinite mercies has kept you to this day.
“Your reign as our King has been peaceful and prosperous for both indigenes and non-indigenes alike”
“As you celebrate, I am very sure your heart is filled with joy for what God has helped you achieve in the last eight decades and looking forward, I pray that all your dreams and wishes for Ibadanland and our people come true.
“Long may you live in peace and good health, Kabiyesi. Aku Odun, Aku Iyedun. K’Ade Pe Lori, Ki Bata Pe L’ese, Ki Irukere Di Okini”.