The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare, has described the Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi 111, as a unifier and a custodian of rich cultural value.
The minister, who congratulated the first-class monarch on his 50th coronation anniversary, said: “On behalf of the good people of Oyo State and Nigerians at large, I felicitate with his Imperial Majesty, Oba Lamidi Olanrewaju Adeyemi 111, on the special occasion of his 50th coronation anniversary.
“Your reign has not only brought stability, progress and development, it has also fostered unity, love and hope in Oyo State and Nigeria. Your fatherly role, wisdom and peaceful disposition have been inspiring in the last 50 years of your reign. You are not just a custodian of our rich cultural values and tradition, but also a lover of humanity. You are a sports man.
“Your life is indeed very exemplary not only to the old generation, but also to the…