New Oniru Receives Staff of Office (Photos)

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Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu today presented the staff of office to the 15th Oniru of Iru land, HRM Oba Abdul-Wasiu Omogbolahan Lawal (Abisogun II)

Due the Corona virus epidemic, the new king was ushered in with less fanfare in order to comply with safety rules. In attendance at the occasion were Deputy Governor of Lagos State, Mr Obafemi Hamzat and the wife of His Royal Majesty and other Chiefs of Iru land.

In his words, the governor urged all sons and daughters of Iruland to rally round the new king and join hands with him for the progress of Iruland, and Lagos in general.

Continuing, the governor stated “As an accomplished man with an extensive public service record, I have no doubt that his reign will be a progressive one. The ascension of HRM, Oba Lawal to the throne, marks the start of the next phase of the journey of Iruland into growth, progress and greater development.”

The governor also commended the kingmakers and elders of Iruland as well as the ruling houses for the peace and mutual understanding that have characterized the process that led to the installation of the new monarch. According to him, “This is a remarkable feat, worthy of commendation and emulation. ”

Fuji star Wasiu Ayinde Marshal (K1 De Ultimate) also performed virtually at the occasion.

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