The family members of the late Timi of Ede, Tijani Oladokun Oyewusi, Agbonran the 2nd have paid glowing tributes to the late monarch 15 years after he joined his ancestors, AMILOADED reports.
Oba Oyewusi died in 2007.
The Blue-Crescent Limited,http://www.blue-crescents.comin a statement signed on behalf of the entire families home and abroad, hailed the late monarch for his contributions and achievements in Ede, Osun State.
The statement read: “You came, you saw and you conquered!!!
Your contributions, achievements, virtues and character have engraved you in the minds of Ede sons and daughters forever.
“You relentlessly fought for the growth and development of Ede and it environs during your 31 years rein as the ruler of the most respected city in Osun State.
“For what seemed like a lifetime you strode across the land like a true colossus and great king that you were made to be. Even though you dedicated your entire reign to serving the people of Ede and impacting positively in their lives, you also cared so much about your entire families.
“We feel so blessed to have you as our father and are immensely thankful for the wonderful life you have given us.
“We celebrate and remember you today and always a magnificent King, a loyal servant, a loving husband, a devoted father, and a true friend.
“You may be gone but surely not forgotten because you are forever in our minds.
“The mighty Iroko tree might have fallen but the roots are still firmly planted in the ground.
“Your exemplary ways shall continue to live through us, we are proud to call you our own “Ikubolaje Ajagbe Omo Aji fojogbogbo dara bi egbin” Orun re!!!
“We pray unto almighty Allah to forgive your shortcomings in this world, accept you as a loyal servant and count you among those that will inherit the best part of paradise – Aameen thuma Aameen.”