PUSH NEWS 24 INTERNATIONAL: June 15th, 2023
ALAMUWO : PLS CONDOLES WITH THE INDIGENOUS PEOPLE OF KUJE-AMUWO
Prince Lanre Sanusi (PLS) has condoled the government and the indigenous people of Amuwo Odofin Federal Constituency over the passing of the Alamuwo
on the 14th of June, 2023, in Amuwo Odofin, Lagos State, noting that Oba Olayemi’s reign witnessed transformations in his domain.
The financial expert cum politician said the Alamuwo’s years of rule was remarkable. Most significant was the emphasis he placed on community development, encouraging learning as a culture and the promotion of peaceful co-existence as a necessity, he added.
Sanusi particularly lauded the late traditional ruler for promoting values of peace and stability.
PLS, an Awori born equally noted that the late traditional ruler took part in many stakeholders meetings and conferences to shape the future of the country and Amuwo Odofin FederalConstituency, including leaving words of wisdom which he shared at every opportunity on unity and people-focused grassroot governance.
‘Oba Olayemi a unifier, a progressive’s passing came as a shock to us”.
The statement, signed by Sanusi on behalf of his family and Team, described the Alaafin as a traditional ruler who brought respectability to the stool bequeathed to him by his fathers.
“Oba Olaeyemi used the entire years he spent on the throne to build bridges of friendship across all divides,” the statement said.
“He was a unifier in words and in deed. He was a progressive and a philosopher king.
“He worked so hard to mould his kingdom into a modern city and was always available to speak for the people when occasion demanded.
“Everyone who ever interacted with him knew his worth as a great repository of history, culture and tradition of his people.
“Kuje-Amuwo kingdom has lost a father and a king; Yorubaland and Aworis have lost a leader and Nigeria has lost a patriot and a nationalist.”
Push News 24 International reports that details of the burial and traditional proceedings are still very sketchy and members of the Amuwo-Odofin community are advise and to be guided with activities with their domain.