Pan Yoruba socio political group, Afenifere has congratulated Alaafin of Oyo,Oba Lamidi Adeyemi on his Golden jubilee anniversary on the throne saying he has brought peculiar character to the throne he mounted in 1971 to succeed late Alaafin Ladigbolu.
The message was contained in a statement signed by its spokesman Yinka Odumakin.
He stated further that,”the Pan-Yoruba Socio political group, Afenifere is delighted to congratulate the Iku Baba Yeye, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi as he hits 50 years on the throne as the Alaafin of Oyo making him a great pride to the Yoruba at home and abroad.”
It also recalled the roles played by the foremost traditional ruler during the days of resistant against late General Sani Abacha.
Oba Adeyemi was coronated on 14th January 1971 at the age of 31 succeeding the late Alaafin Ladigbolu.
It will be recalled that all celebrations of the event have been postponed due to the ravaging COVID 19.
The Afenifere stated further that the Alaafin in 50 years has brought peculiar gravitas and character to the throne adding that he is a great pride to Yoruba at home and abroad.