The Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki today received the 15th Aare Onakakanfo of Yoruba Land in his office at the National Assembly Complex, Abuja.
While welcoming Aree Gani Adams to his office, Dr. Saraki said, it is good that the younger generations are are taking up the mantle of leadership, according to him “i was very delighted and glad when i read it in the news that you have been appointed as the 15th Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yoruba Land, your determination and commitment to the promotion of culture and tradition as well as the defense and love you have for the Yoruba race and Nigeria led you to where you are today”.
Enumerating the virtues of the new Aare Ona Kakanfo , the Senate President revealed that Adams is not a stranger to him, “You are not a new person to me, i have known you for long, especially when I was the Governor of the Kwara State, you come to the state for a lot of cultural and people oriented events, you have distinguished yourself, I thank God for your life. I assure you that I will lead the delegation of the members of the Senate to Oyo on your installation day”.
In his remark, Aare Gani Adams said that his visit to the Senate President was to introduce himself as the 15th Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yoruba land and requested for the presence of the Senate President at his installation Come January 13, in Oyo. He saluted the courage of Saraki and praised him for the political wisdom he is using in paddling the affairs of the upper chamber.
Some of the Senator who were at the visit includes Senator Sola Adeyeye, Senator Monsurat Sunmonu, Senator Omotayo Alasoadura, Senator Boroffice Ajayi, Senator Olamilekan Adeola, Senator Clifford Ordia,
On the entourage of Aare Gani Adams, were his Chief of Staff, Prince Akanni Segun Olalekan, Bar Tanimowo Babajide Akinkunmi, Bar Oguntimehin