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Alaafin of Oyo’s Death Throws Spanner In Gbajabiamila’s 60th Birthday Celebrations – Naijanewsdirect

The death of Alaafin of Oyo, His Imperial Majesty, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi is a big blow to the entire Yoruba race, it has also thrown a spanner in the 60th birthday celebrations of the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila. If not for Alaafin of Oyo's death, plans have been concluded by the the Late monarch to install Hon. Gbajabiamila as the Aare Baasofin of Yoruba land, that is the Supreme Legislative Guide for the Yoruba race as part of the plans to mark the 60th birthday celebrations of the Speaker. According to an invitation card in possession, the event is slated to hold on Friday, 27 May, 2022 with Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and Presidential Aspirant, scheduled to be the Chairman of the occasion. The Ooni of Ife, His Imperial Majesty Enitan Adeyeye Ogunwusi was slated to be the Royal Father of the Day while Chief Commander, Ebenezer Obey and K1 De Ultimate have been named as the musicians to entertain guests at the event. The Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Adeyemi died and was buried on Saturday, 23 April, 2022.

Speaker Obasa Congratulates Sanwo-Olu At 56, Hails Gbajabiamila – Naijanewsdirect

  * Commends Governor for cordial relationship between executive and legislative arms * Urges Governor to renew his zeal for a greater Lagos * Says Gbajabiamila has shown true leadership as Reps Speaker The Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. (Dr) Mudashiru Obasa, has congratulated Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu on his 56th birthday describing him as one who continues to prove his belief in the development and prosperity of the state. Speaker Obasa, in a message released by his media office on Thursday, said the Governor's actions and activities have been such that have helped the State to maintain its enviable position in Nigeria. Obasa further commended Sanwo-Olu for the cordial relationship enjoyed by the executive and the legislative arms adding that this has continued to reflect in the successes achieved by the government thus far. "I heartily congratulate our amiable and hardworking Governor, who has, like many of us, continued to experience sleepless nights in his zeal to sustain the tempo of growth and development in Lagos. "Our dear State is proud to have had leaders who are passionate about its progress and you remain one of them. "Last year, I attested to a cordial relationship between the executive and the legislative arms of the government of Lagos State and this has been sustained by you and your cabinet. "I also spoke about some of your exemplary qualities, the wisdom and strength that God has blessed you with as well as how you have been able to effectively implement policies for the benefit of the people who you serve as Governor. "I want to reaffirm that we have remained brothers, bonded by the need to continue to make Lagos one of the best places in Nigeria and where residents would live happily with their neighbours," Obasa said. While promising that the House of Assembly would continue to support

Mild Crisis In House Of Reps As Gbajabiamila Stops Elumelu’s #PantamiResign Campaign – Naijanewsdirect

There was a mild crisis in the House of Representatives after the Speaker of the house Femi Gbajabiamila, blocked a motion by Minority leader Ndudi Elumelu. Elumelu, on Wednesday had urged the House to demand resignation or sack of the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Pantami, for once backing activities of Jihadist leaders and deadly Islamic sects. At the plenary on Wednesday, Elumelu raised a point of order to demand that the House acts on the issue. He particularly demanded the minister’s resignation or sack. Recall, Pantami has been under fire for once preaching the violent cause of extremist Islamist sects and Jihadist narratives of al-Qaeda and the Taliban before he became a minister in the cabinet of the President Muhammadu Buhari.   The Speaker, Femi Gbajabiamila, overruled the Minority Leader, noting that Elumelu came under the matter and the matter being raised had nothing to do with his privilege as a lawmaker making the plenary to move to other items on the House’ agenda.