Alake Appreciates Egba Muslims For Their Full Participation In This Year’s Lisabi Festival


The Alake and Paramount Ruler Of Egbaland, Oba Adedotun Gbadebo has appreciated the Egba Muslims for their full participation in this year’s Lisabi festival

Alake made this known, in his address at this year’s Lisabi festival annual thanksgiving Service at the Central Mosque, Iporo-Sodeke, Abeokuta on Friday, 4th March 2022.

Oba Gbadebo noted that, Lisabi had laid solid foundation for Egba unity, hence, calling on the present generations to emulate and sustain his enduring leadership quality.

The Egba Apex Monarch also told the Egbas Muslims leadership, that it should ensure that, more people attend a special Islamic service such as Egba patriots in remembrance of Lisabi, who risked his life to save the Egba Nation from servitude.

Welcoming the Alake’s entourage, the Baba Adeen of Egbaland, Alhaji Rasheed Raji, called on the Egbas and other Nigerians to obey Islamic injunction which mandates the people to pray and obey their leaders.

The Baba Adeen said that, the Alake has been leading the Egbaland wonderfully well, adding that, followers should cooperate with rulers and leaders in ensuring peace and economic progress of the society

Also in his sermon, the Alfa Tafsir Taofeek Amolegbe said that any leader that loves and serves his people, would live and end on a satisfactory note

The Alfa said that, the Egbas were appreciative of quality and compassionate leadership, as to their act towards celebrating a great icon (Lisabi) of Egbaland.

Traditional Rulers that acclaimed the Alake were the Agura of Gbagura, Oba Saburee Bakre, Onijale Papa, Oba Aderounmu Babalola, Olu Itori AbdulFatah Akamo, Olu Owode Kolawole Sowemimo, Olu Mokoloki, Olu Odeda and Olu Olorunda, Oba Olajide.

Egba High Chiefs That Accompanied Alake To the special occasion included Balogun Sikirullah Atobatele, Osi Akeem Olabode Mustapha, Seriki Tosin Fadare, Aare Ganiyu Babayeju, Asiwaju Maxwell Ayinla, Asiwaju Onimo Ero Adeniyi Akanni, Akingboye Sakiru Akingbade and Aare Baaroyin Layi Labode

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