The management and staff of Prokonnect Limited, the publishers of PMParrot.com and Parrot Xtra Magazine, have joined other Africans to celebrate the Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi, as he celebrated his 80th birthday on Saturday.
In a statement signed by Olayinka Agboola, the Editor-In-Chief of the publishing outfit, the monarch was described as one of the most powerful individuals who has been serving as a symbol of peace, tranquility and progress.
The statement said: “We join other great Africans to celebrate the Alaafin of Oyo, Oba (Dr) Lamidi Adeyemi as he celebrates his 80th birthday.
“At PMParrot.com and Parrot Xtra Magazine, we do not have any doubt that this great monarch is a father to all and one of the most powerful monarchs on the African continent.
“For those who may not know, the Alaafin is one of those being used by God to sustain Nigeria’s democracy and he has been doing his best.
“In terms of the promotion of the African, Nigerian and Yoruba culture, the Alaafin stands tall. He is a very rich bank to tap from when African tradition is being discussed.
“We pray for sound health, more prosperity and long life for this great African monarch.”