Hon. Olasupo, Barr. Raji, Alaran, Folorunso Celebrate Aseyin on His Birthday
The former member of the Federal House of Assembly, representing Iseyin, Kajola, Itesiwaju and Iwajowa, Honorable Abiodun Olasupo, former Chairman of Iseyin local government, Alhaji Saheed Alaran, popular legal luminary, Alhaji Ahmed Raji and the founder of SAF Polytechnic, Iseyin, Alhaji Isiak Folorunso have congratulated the Aseyin of Iseyin, Oba Dr. Abdulganiy Salawudeen Adekunle Oloogunebi (Ajinese 1) on the celebration of his birthday on Thursday in Iseyin.
The four notable sons of Iseyin community described Oba Aseyin as ‘a traditional ruler with a Midas touch’, saying his ascension to the throne has brought many developmental projects and human growth to Iseyin and its environs.
Hon. Olasupo said Oba Aseyin has done so well for the progress of the people of Iseyin within the period he became the traditional ruler of the ancient town and prayed for long life and prosperity for Aseyin on the throne of his forefathers.
“During Kabiyesi’s reign, we have seen many developments, the higher institutions of learning that we have been craving over the years are now coming to our town, we have private Polytechnic and the College of Agricultural Science and Renewable Resources of the LAUTECH University, the Iseyin-Ibadan road is completed, Iseyin-Oyo road and Iseyin-Ogbomoso road construction are about to start.
“We are happy in Iseyin for this development and pray for the our Oba to reign in good health, prosperity and happiness for many years to come.”
Alhaji Ahmed Raji (SAN) hailed the intelligence and tenacious push of Oba Oloogunebi in redirecting the progress of the people of Iseyin.
The legal luminary said the time has come for every son and daughter of Iseyin in diaspora to give their all to develop the community in order to further reposition the community for development.
Former Chairman of Iseyin local government,Alhaji Saheed Alaran note that the closeness Oba Aseyin created between the palace and all Indigenes of the community was the major cause of the rise in infrastructural growth in Iseyin local government.
He called on the monarch to intensify his efforts towards making Iseyin regain its lost glory among other notable towns in Yorubaland.
“So many things that we have craved are now coming to Iseyin during his time as the Aseyin, it is just starting, Iseyin was one of the foremost developed communities in the old, pipe borne water, electricity, telephone service got here before so many other popular Yoruba cities of today, I believe the desired change is here.”
The founder, SAF Polytechnic, Iseyin, Alhaji Isiak Folorunso enjoined Oba Oloogunebi to keep up his steadfastness and love for God, as according to him, it was the Lord Almighty that has kept him over time and has directed his steps.
Oba Dr. Salawudeen will be celebrating his ascendancy to the Aseyin of Iseyin throne in November 2021 as he was enthroned in November 2007.