The Speaker, Lagos State House of Assembly, Hon. Mudashiru Obasa, has felicitated with His Royal Majesty Oba Gbolahan Lawal, Abisogun II, the 15th Oniru of Iruland on his 50th birthday on Friday.
Obasa, who is also the Chairman, Conference of Speakers of State Legislatures in Nigeria, made this known in a congratulatory message in Lagos on Friday.
He said: “I join millions of people and Lagosians in particular to felicitate with His Royal Majesty Oba Gbolahan Lawal, Abisogun II, the 15th Oniru of Iruland on his 50th birthday today, July 24.
“I am delighted to use this medium to congratulate Your Majesty on your birthday, the first to be celebrated as you ascend the throne of your ancestors.
“Your emergence as Oniru of Iruland is not a surprise as you have always been a public spirited person.
“You have also been an altruistic, discerning, self-respecting, well-groomed and properly-oriented community leader with enviable pedigree.
“Without doubt, your wide and vast knowledge, cognate exposure and personal achievements shall be brought to bear.
“This is in the discharge of your functions as the traditional leader of the already-blessed Iruland and make it greater,” Obasa said.
The speaker said with his bespoke leadership skills and natural endowments, his kingdom was on a refreshed and reinvigorated journey to unprecedented growth and ground- breaking progress.
Obasa said his prayer to God was to grant him good health, long life and divine wisdom in leading his people as he joined the golden age.