Commercial activity was almost ground to a halt on Saturday in Oworoshoki, Kosofe Local Government area of Lagos State when the Paramount Traditional Ruler of Oworoshoki Kingdom, His Royal Majesty Oba Babatunde Saliu celebrated his first coronation anniversary on the throne of his forebears in grand style.
Oba Babatunde Saliu who ascended the throne of his ancestors on July 17th 2022, amidst pomp and pageantry commemorated his coronation at the Oko Cole area of the community with popular Fuji musicians King Wasiu Ayinde Marshall and Alhaji Wasiu Alabi Pasuma entertaining thousands of guests who came from far and near.
The venue of the occasion was a fascinating spectacle to behold as it was agog with family, friends of the royal family, the people of Oworonshoki Kingdom as well as friends, families and colleagues of the newly installed chiefs of Oworonshoki Kingdom who came from far and near.
It will be recalled that last week Thursday, Oba Babatunde Saliu conferred the chieftaincy title on six notable personalities in the Kingdom.
Those conferred with chieftaincy title are Chief Mufutau Olabimtan and his wife Chief Mrs. Abike Olabimtan as Asoju and Yeye Asoju; Chief Yusuf Busari and his wife Chief Mrs. Ashietu Busari as Borikini and Yeye Borokini; Chief Babajide Yahaya Agunbiade and Chief Mrs. Morenikeji Atoyegbe as Bobaselu and Yeye Oge of Oworoshoki Kingdom respectively.
The splendid coronation anniversary was graced by important personalities who came from within and outside Lagos to add gaiety to the occasion.
Prominent among them are the royal fathers such as Olofin Adimula of Isheri Olofin, Oba Sulaimon Bamgbade: the Osolo of Isolo, Oba Kabir Agbabiaka; the Ojo of Ejigbo, Oba Morufu Adisa Adekunle Ojoola; the Olu of Agboyi, Oba Monsur Abimbola Oladega; the Olojota of Ojota, Oba Rasheed Adewale-Cole; the Onikosi of Ikosi, Oba Samuel Alamu; the Alagbara of Agbara, Oba Lukman Jaiyeola; the Ogunfayo of Ogunfayoland, Oba Mufutau Olanrewaju Adewunmi; the Onilakowe of Lakowe, Oba Akeem Olusegun Ojomu and the Onikate of Ikate, Oba Lateef Adam among others.
Others are the executive chairman of Kosofe Local Government Barrister Moyosore Ogunlewe, Member House of Representatives, Kosofe Federal Constituency, Hon. Kafilat Ogbara; Ikosi-Isheri LCDA Chairperson, Princess Samiat Bada; Secretary to the Local Government Kosofe, Prince Fatai Gbadebo; Former Special Assistant to the Speaker House of Representatives, Prince Ibrahim Oladega and Former Senior Legislative Aide to the Speaker House of Representatives, Olusegun Apena.
The occasion was also graced by other notable personalities such as the chairman and treasurer of Lagos State Parks and Garages, Alhaji Musiliu Akinsanya aka MC Oluomo and Alhaji Mustapha Adekunle Sego. A popular Nollywood Actress, Fathia Balogun was also present at the occasion.