Oyo Speaker, Hon Adebo Ogundoyin has showered encomiums on the Otun Olubadan of Ibadanland and former Oyo State Governor, Sen. Rashidi Ladoja as he marks his 79th birthday.
Hon. Ogundoyin in a congratulatory message to the elder statesman in Ibadan said every 25th of September is the birthday of one of the best Governors of Oyo State, Sen. Ladoja.
He described the celebrant as a Political mentor of mentors and a leader of leaders.
” I am thankful to Allah for sparing the life of our father and mentor, Former Governor Rashidi Adewolu Ladoja to witness his 79th birthday which comes up every 25th of September. The Otun Olubadan remains an exceptional political role model and father figure who has made history in Oyo State as a politician, a Governor, a national parliamentarian, a high chief, a business man, an agriculturist and a philanthropist of repute. Congratulations to Your Excellency on your birthday today. We are proud of you and your sterling leadership qualities. ” Oyo Speaker said
According to the statement, High Chief Rashidi Ladoja is a political leader who served with honor and integrity.
” High Chief Ladoja has served in various capacities with honor and integrity. He is a man of his words who stands for whatever he believes in. He has continued to provide all round guidance for me personally, my extended family and for current and upcoming youth and politicians in general. Thank you Daddy for being there for us always. God bless you for your wonderful leadership. Thank you for your calm mind and clear political vision which is a lesson for young politician like me. Many happy returns to you Sir. May your days be longer than this, and may you celebrate more years in sound health, mind and in abundant prosperity”