President Goodluck Jonathan has extolled the exemplary dedication of the Alake of Egbaland, Oba Adedotun Gbadebo to the promotion of peace, unity, equity, justice and positive development in his domain and the whole of Nigeria.
In a letter written to congratulate the Alake on the occasion of his 70thbirthday anniversary, tomorrow, September 14, 2013, President Jonathan also praised the monarch for upholding the highest ideals and virtues of traditional institutions in the country.
“I write on behalf of my family, the Government and people of the Federal Republic of Nigeria to express warm felicitations to Your Highness as you celebrate your landmark 70th birthday.
“You have used your exalted throne to uphold the highest ideals of the traditional institution, steadfastly promoting peace, justice, harmony and positive development in Egbaland and beyond.
“I pray that Almighty God continues to strengthen and prosper you even as He blesses you with many more years of fulfillment,” President Jonathan wrote.
He wished Oba Gbadebo very happy 70th birthday celebrations.