Governor Sanwo-Olu hailed the monarch in a congratulatory message issued on Monday by his Chief Press Secretary (CPS), Mr. Gboyega Akosile, stating that Oba Shotobi has brought quality leadership to his subjects since ascending to the throne of his forefathers.
The governor expressed great delight as he joined Oba Shotobi’s family, friends, associates, and subjects to celebrate his 70th birthday, emphasizing that the people of Ikorodu are indeed fortunate to have an upright monarch like him as their paramount ruler.
“On behalf of my wife and family, the government, and the people of Lagos State, I congratulate the Ayangburen of Ikorodu, Oba Kabiru Adewale Shotobi, on the auspicious occasion of his 70th birthday. It is with great delight that I join Oba Shotobi’s family, friends, associates, and subjects in celebrating his 70th birthday.
“Since ascending the throne of his forefathers as the Ayangburen of Ikorodu, Oba Adewale Shotobi has displayed exemplary leadership in Ikorodu.
I salute his passion and commitment to the growth and development of the Ikorodu Division of Lagos State. Indeed, the people of Ikorodu are fortunate to have an upright monarch like Oba Shotobi as their paramount ruler,” Governor Sanwo-Olu said.
The governor prayed that as the monarch joins the Septuagenarian Club, God would continue to bestow on him good health, wisdom, knowledge, and understanding for a continuous reign of peace, prosperity, and love in Ikorodu, adding, “He will witness many more fruitful years on the throne of his forefathers for the continuous service to humanity, Ikorodu, Lagos, and our dear country, Nigeria.”