Ogbomoso born Hon. Ayobami Oyalowo has congratulated sons and daughters of Ogbomoso, home and abroad, on the final selection and approval of Prince Afolabi Ghandi Olaoye as the soun of Ogbomoso Designated.
The congratulatory message read thus.
Your Majesty, Prince Afolabi Olaoye, it is with great joy and excitement that I extend my warmest congratulations to you on your selection to ascend to the ancient throne of Ogbomosoland, as the custodian of its rich heritage and tradition.
Your selection as the new soun of Ogbomosoland is a testament to your divine ordination, your outstanding leadership qualities, unwavering commitment to the development of our people at home and abroad, and your deep understanding of leadership as demonstrated by your forefathers.
Your selection is the right choice to occupy the ancient throne of Ogbomoso, and I have no doubt that you will discharge your responsibilities with great wisdom and integrity, just as your great forebears had all displayed.
As a man of many abilities, capacity, and vision, I am confident that you will bring positive changes to Ogbomosoland during your tenure. Your passion for community development and your desire to foster peace, unity, and prosperity for the entire Ogbomosoland will undoubtedly benefit our people and create a better future for generations to come.
I would like to take this opportunity to thank his excellency, the executive governor of Oyo state Seyi Makinde and the Ilus and the council of kingmakers for their forthrightness in selecting you as the new soun of Ogbomoso. Their decision has been widely accepted and celebrated by the people of Ogbomosoland, and we are all eager to see the positive impact that your leadership will bring to our beloved fatherland.
To this end, as a son in your kingdom, I wish you a successful reign on the throne as the Soun of Ogbomoso. May God grant you the wisdom, courage, and strength to lead our people with distinction and honor. Congratulations once again, Your Imperial Majesty!