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98th Birthday: I Celebrate Baba Oba —The Iresi Of Osi Kingdom, Oba David Olajide congratulates Pa Fasoranti

…..”A leader who demonstrates leadership through actions, not through coercion. Congratulations Daddy!!”

I, HRM Oba Olajide David Okunato, the Iresi Of Osi Kingdom in Akure North local government area of Ondo State, And the People Of the town today join well-wishers, Nigerians and Yoruba nation to felicitate the National Leader of Pan-Yoruba socio-political group,  Afenifere, Pa Chief (Dr.) Reuben F. Fasoranti, on his 98th Birthday.

In a Congratulatory Message, Oba Okunato described Pa Fasoranti as a father figure to many yoruba great sons and daughters including traditional rulers, who must be celebrated for his unprecedented contributions to the development of the country at large and yoruba nation in particular.

The Royal father identified Pa Fasoranti as a reliable leader, “a leader who demonstrates leadership through actions, not through coercion. PA FASORANTI @98… Congratulations Daddy!!”

The Monarch also eulogised the Foremost Afenifere Leader for living an exemplary life worthy of emulation by the young and incoming generations, while his shining attributes of being humble, accommodating, courageous and God’s fearing are unmatchable.

“He is my ‘Baba Oba’ and my leader that I follow his lifestyle; very straightforward and courageous man

“Like I use to say whenever I have challenges as an Oba of my town, I run to him, and he will give me wise counsel, share great experiences with me, and encourage me to be strong always.

“As old as Baba, he still finds time to check on me in my palace, I also visit Baba regularly and tell me many things about leadership tasks.

“For me and my kingdom we cherish him so much and we pray Lord to grant him,” Oba Okunato.

The Monarch said Pa Fasoranti is a colossus in the fields of education and politics whose contributions to yoruba race and humanity at large would for ever remain a source of inspiration and pride of Ondo State and Nigeria at large.

Iresi of Osi charged other yoruba leaders and the political class to continually emulate unblemished attributes of Baba Fasoranti.

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