President Muhammadu Buhari, on Thursday called the Oba of Lagos, Rilwanu Akiolu, to convey best wishes to him on the occasion of his 77th birthday.
Malam Garba Shehu, Buhari’s spokesman, said this in a statement on Thursday.
He disclosed that the president again commiserated with the traditional ruler on the recent violence that led to the loss of lives and property in Lagos.
”The President recalled his long association and friendship with the Oba and appreciated the personal role that the latter has played in nurturing the peace and development of Lagos state and nation as a whole,” Shehu said.
The Oba’s palace was burgled last week.
His staff of office, artefacts, valuables, shoes, were carted away.
Rituals for Akiolu’s return to his official residence at Iga Idugaran, Lagos Island, have been completed.
The palace was originally built in 1670.
Breaking: Ondo Deputy Speaker Impeached
NMA, NBA Calls On FG To Tackle Insecurity In Edo
Insecurity: Flawed Local Govt System To Blame –Gbajabiamila
#EndSARS: CNN Dares Buhari Govt, Releases Second Report On Lekki Shootings
NUJ Urges Security Agencies To Find Killers Of Nasarawa APC Chairman
BREAKING: Gunmen Kidnap DELSU Lecturer’s Wife In Abraka
JUST IN: Saraki Leads PDP’s National Reconciliation Panel
Missing Itsekiri N300 Million: Ayiri Emami Heads To EFCC
Pastor Chris Oyakhilome Says ‘They Hate Trump Because He Supports Christians’
Delta Cleric Calls On James Ibori To Retire From Politics To Avert Disgrace, Says It’s A Prophecy, Not Advice (VIDEO)
VIDEO: Joe Biden Will Be Impeached As US President, Harris To Take Over, Says Apostle Suleman
IPOB: Oyigbo Resident Writes Open Letter To Gov Wike, Appeals For Review Of 24-Hour Curfew
See What Joe Biden Vows To Do To Muslims If He Becomes America’s President
US Election: Trump Will Not Win- TB Joshua
News22 hours ago
BREAKING: Court Orders Senator Ndume To Be Remanded In Prison For Failing To Produce MaiMain
News10 hours ago
Delta LGA Chair Imposes Curfew Over Communal Crisis
Crime18 hours ago
BREAKING: IGP Promotes 82, 779 Police Officers
World News7 hours ago
BREAKING: President Trump Finally Allows Power Transition To Biden
News20 hours ago
JUST IN: Ondo Governor Sacks Attorney-General