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Tinubu, Aiyedatiwa celebrate Fasoranti at 98

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President Bola Tinubu, on Saturday, extended his congratulations to the National Leader of the Yoruba Socio-Cultural Organisation Afenifere, on his 98th birthday.

In a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr Ajuri Ngelale, President Tinubu poured encomiums on Pa Fasoranti, describing him as a “mouthpiece of the people”.

The statement is titled ‘President Tinubu hails Pa Reuben Fasoranti on 98th Birthday’.

President Tinubu joined family, friends, and associates to celebrate the nonagenarian “with a natural agency for rallying minds to the cause of peace, unity, and development”.

“The President affirms that Pa Fasoranti, as the leader of the respected Pan-Yoruba socio-cultural group, has brought honour and dignity to the organization and has also honed its voice as a noble and trenchant mouthpiece of the people”, the statement read in part.

President Tinubu also extolled the sacrifices and painstaking contributions of the elder statesman to the development of Nigeria as a “veteran teacher, seasoned administrator, and exceptional politician”.

Also, in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary Mr Ebenezer Adeniyan, the Ondo State governor, Mr Lucky Aiyedatiwa praised Pa Fasoranti as a “rare symbol of integrity”.

The governor said, “On behalf of the government and good people of Ondo State, I congratulate a distinguished elder statesman, one of the founding fathers of our state and the National Leader of the Yoruba socio-political group, Afenifere, Pa Reuben Famuyide Fasoranti, OFR, on the occasion of his 98th birthday anniversary.

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