Oluwo of Iwo, Oba Akanbi says Nigeria gained Independence too early
Written by Olarotimi Oshin on October 1, 2022
The Oluwo of Iwo, Oba Abdulrosheed Adewale Akanbi, has stated that he regretted Nigeria’s independence was too early.
Oba Akanbi, who noted that Nigeria as the giant of Africa should have been developed by now, blamed the woes of Nigeria on politicians and leaders who he claimed have managed the country’s affairs since independence.
In an Independence Day message addressed to the general public and politicians, signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Alli IBRAHEEM, and made available to reporters today in Osogbo, the monarch lamented that the state of the nation was unsuitable and urged politicians to change their ways.
The monarch added that rewards are awaiting Nigeria’s leaders past and present for all they did and are doing for Nigeria and Nigerians