In a statement signed by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Dr. Reuben Abati, the President extolled the exemplary dedication of the Alake to the promotion of peace, unity, equity, justice and positive development in his domain and Nigeria as a whole.
He said: “I write on behalf of my family, the Government and people of the Federal Republic of Nigeria to express warm felicitations to Your Highness as you celebrate your landmark 70th birthday.”
“You have used your exalted throne to uphold the highest ideals of the traditional institution, steadfastly promoting peace, justice, harmony and positive development in Egbaland and beyond.”
“I pray that Almighty God continues to strengthen and prosper you even as He blesses you with many more years of fulfillment,” he stated
Mr. Jonathan wished Oba Gbadebo very happy 70th birthday celebrations.