By Tajudeen Adebanjo
A significant contender for the Oniru stool, Prince Hakeem Ajasa, has urged members of the Oniru Royal Household to assist the newly-installed Oniru of Iruland, Oba Abdul Wasiu Omogbolahan Lawal.
Ajasa led members of the Abisogun Ruling Home to pay homage to Oba Lawal on the palace final Friday.
Many family members converged on Prince Ajasa’s Ogba dwelling earlier than transferring in a convoy to the palace on Victoria Island.
Some joined the staff on the palace.
Oba Lawal was joined by Commissioner for Dwelling Affairs Prince Anofiu Elegushi and Elegushi of Ikateland Oba Saheed Elegushi to obtain the friends.
The trio, Prince Ajasa and a few members of the family went for a closed-door assembly that lasted for nearly three hours.
In response to Prince Ajasa, the go to was a part of the reconciliatory course of wanted to maneuver Iruland and environs ahead.
He prayed for s profitable reign of the monarch.
He mentioned that the emergence of Oba Lawal will usher in additional peace, tranquillity, love and growth to Iruland.
He mentioned: “Kabiyesi, we’ve got come to indicate our assist to you. Be relaxation assured of our assist and prayers for the success of your reign on the stool.
“Iru has been peaceable and it’ll stay a peaceable kingdom, save for the latest minor misunderstanding which is regular.
“I wish to urge all of the little kids of Oniru Royal household from the three ruling homes – Abisogun, Akiogun and Ogunyemi to come back collectively and assist our new king, we should perceive that it’s God who really appoints a king and never man, and He has chosen Oba Abdul Wasiu Omogbolahan Lawal and it’s important for us to undergo the need of the Almighty and rally spherical our monarch.”
He suggested those that thought he would rock the boat to perish the thought.
“Some folks have questioned my motive for supporting the monarch, they don’t know that Oba Omogbolahan and I are good cousins with a long-standing cordial relationship. Sustaining that relationship and retaining our households united is greater than my private ambition. There can’t be disaster between us as a result of we’ve got a household title to guard, and we should play our half to guard the nice title our forefathers left for us,” he mentioned.
He appealed to social media lovers and bloggers to please cease selling hate and discord inside the Iru Kingdom.
Prince Ajasa, the Chief Private Safety Officer to Speaker of the Home of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, thanked Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu and Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, for his or her love and helps.
“My deepest gratitude goes to Asiwaju Tinubu. He’ll all the time have my highest regard, we pray that the Almighty Allah information his path all the time.
“I’m additionally grateful to Oba Saheed Elegushi for his maturity and knowledge. It’s my prayer that the connection between the Elegushis and Onirus will all the time stay cordial. We’re proud to inform the world that henceforth, peace will reign supreme in Iruland.”
Oba Lawal thanked the staff for his or her go to.
He reaffirmed that his relationship along with his cousin, Prince Ajasa dated again for many years.
He assured that regardless of what occurs, their relationship would stay cordial.
“I recognize everybody who contributed to my ascension to the throne, I pray to God to grant me the knowledge of Solomon. The great folks of Iruland will be assured that we’ll all work collectively in the direction of the widespread good of our folks,” he mentioned.
The monarch additionally thanked Oba Elegushi, Prince Elegushi and different personalities for his or her presence.
Iruland, he mentioned, will witness extra growth throughout his reign.
Commissioner for Dwelling Affairs Prince Elegushi mentioned he wasn’t shocked that Prince Ajasa got here to pay homage to the monarch as a result of the duo’s relationship has all the time been cordial.
“The go to reveals loads and solid aspersions on damaging issues individuals are saying on social media. Abisogun Ruling Home is rarely a divided home; the go to will strengthen the peace in the neighborhood,” he mentioned.
Prince Elegushi urged different ruling homes to come back collectively and assist for the event of the realm.
Oba Elegushi hailed Prince Ajasa’s maturity and huge coronary heart.
His go to, the monarch mentioned, has proven his love for the unity of the royal household.
He appealed to the opposite members of the royal household to sheath their swords and assist the monarch.