The Governor described the monarch as visionary, vibrant and always at the forefront of the fight for justice, equity and fairness for the people of Lagos, Yorubaland and Nigeria as a whole.
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He spoke following a statement by Obi that he did not visit Akiolu during his Lagos rally because he was not available.
The ex-Governor stated this in an interview on Channels Television’s live programme: “The 2023 Verdict,” on Monday.
This our communication focuses on two interrelated issues. The first is with regards to the ownership of Oshodi land.
He said Oba Akiolu, a retired Assistant Inspector-General of Police, who clocks 78 on Friday, October 29, has brought quality leadership to his subjects since his ascension to the throne of his forefathers in 2003.
Akiolu, who spoke at the Glover Hall Memorial commissioning in Lagos on Wednesday, lamented the devastation inflicted on Lagos by the protesters, including his palace.
Youths had attacked buildings in Lagos State a day after soldiers opened live ammunition on #EndSARS protesters at the Lekki toll plaza on October 20, 2020.
This comes over two months after Oba Akiolu was spirited out of the palace by Soldiers during an attack by hoodlums who hijacked the #EndSARS protest.
The ceremonial ruler said this at a virtual meeting with some prominent Lagosians, including one of them he identified as Alhaji Gbadamosi.
But Lagosians now pay toll, to and fro, at the Lekki profit gate everyday. Even the Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, a true Lagosian, can’t mobilise fellow Lagosians not to pay at the Lekki bondage, sorry, boundary gate. Iyen ma lewu. Odikwa risky. Baba-Baba mustn’t hear that
The members, during a special sitting to review the violence that resulted in the attack on government infrastructure’ palace of the Oba of Lagos, Rilwan Akiolu; and private establishments in the state, resolved to call on President Muhammadu Buhari and the National Assembly to give a nod to this demand.
Oshiomhole fingered Shaibu as being behind the attack in a statement on Saturday.
Oshiomhole had invited the dignitaries for lunch in his Iyamho home in Edo State after they attended the first convocation ceremony of Edo State University, also in Iyamho.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, on Saturday said he would use his new office to impact on the lives of Nigerians.
The Oba of Lagos, Oba Rilwan Akiolu on Wednesday said the election of President Muhammadu Buhari for a second term in office was a clear proof that no man, but God gives power.
Justice Adebowale Candide-Johnson of an Ikeja High Court on Friday declared Rilwan Akiolu as the bonafide Oba of Lagos.
Operatives of various security agencies on Saturday have taken positions in and around the palace of the Oba of Lagos, Rilwan Akiolu, as all dignitaries are seated to receive President Muhammadu Buhari.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the security operatives were already at their respective positions at about 6.30am
The Oba of Lagos, Rilwan Akiolu, on Friday called on the Federal Government to develop communities in the oil-producing states to improve the lives of the people.
The Federal Government has been advised to improve the situations in the oil producing states, where the chunk of the nation’s revenue is generated.