…Thanks Ooni, Oluwo, Aragbiji, others
The minister of Marine and Blue Economy, Adegboyega Oyetola, has expressed deep gratitude to the sons and daughters of Iragbiji and other Nigerians from all walks of life for trooping out en masse for the reception held in his honour on Saturday in Iragbiji, Boripe local government area of Osun.
Similarly, he thanked the Ooni of Ife, Oba Enitan Adeyeye Ogunwusi, the Oluwo of Iwo, Oba AbdulRasheed Akanbi Telu 1, the Aragbiji of Iragbiji, Oba Abdulrasheed Ayotunde Olabomi Odundun IV and several other traditional rulers who were physically present and those who visited him at home after the event to felicitate him.
This is even as he appreciated all the Chief Executives and Executive Directors of the agencies under his ministry for finding time to grace the reception in his honour.
In a statement from the Minister’s Media Office, the minister specifically thanked the Osun market women and men, and artisans for their show of love which was demonstrated in action on Saturday.
He noted that the overwhelming turnout at the reception which was devoid of political differences was a demonstration of Osun people’s undying love and passion for his person.
“On behalf of my family, I appreciate our revered monarchs and all Nigerians for according me a warm reception.
“The large turnout is an indication of the love and passion that the people have for us, and a show of appreciation of the modest achievements that God had used us to achieve while at the helms of affairs in Osun. I promise that I will not let you down as minister of Marine and Blue Economy as well,” Oyetola said.