President Muhammadu Buhari has sent his message of felicitation to Oba of Lagos, His Majesty, Rilwan Akiolu, on his 77th birthday anniversary.
The President, in a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu, also commiserated with the monarch over the recent #EndSARS crisis, which claimed lives and property within his domains.
“President Muhammadu Buhari spoke on phone today, Thursday with His Royal Majesty, Alayeluwa Oba (Dr) Rilwanu Babatunde, the Oba Lagos.
“President Buhari conveyed his warm greetings and best wishes to the Lagos ruler on the occasion of his 77th birthday.
“He also commiserated with him on the recent episode of violence that led to the losses of life and property in Lagos.
“The President recalled his long association and friendship with the Oba and appreciated the personal role that the latter has played in nurturing the peace and development of Lagos state and nation as a whole,” the statement said.