The Olota of Ota, Oba Adeyemi Obalanlege, celebrated the fifth anniversary of his ascension to the throne on Wednesday May 10, 2023 at his palace— Ipeti Square, in Ota, Ogun State.
The event also witnessed the commissioning of the newly built Olota Royal Residence at Oba Adeyemi Imperial Estate. This was done by Obasanjo, who was the chairman on the occasion.
Appreciating Obasanjo’s presence and his contributions to the construction of the edifice, Oba Obalanlege added that the former taught him that though people usually prostrate themselves for a king, monarchs also prostrate themselves for certain people.
Another high point of the event was the groundbreaking and foundation laying of an e-library, named Oba Prof Adeyemi Obalanlege E-Library. The exercise was led by the Deputy Governor of Ogun State, Noimot Salako-Oyedele, who represented Governor Dapo Abiodun.
Guests at the event include the Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly and Jagunmolu Tayese of Ota, Awori Kingdom, Mudasiru Obasa; a former Deputy Governor of Ogun State, Salmat Badru; a former Speaker of the Ogun State House of Assembly, Suraj Adekunbi; Senator Akin Odunsi, Senator Gbolahan Dada; the Akarigbo of Remoland, Oba Babatunde Ajayi; the Alake of Egbaland, Oba Adedotun Gbadebo, who was represented by the Otun Egbaland, Seriki Egbaland and Akogun of Egbaland; as well as the Osolo of Isolo, Oba Abdukabir Agbabiaka; and Alara of Ilara, Oba Ogunsanwo.
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