The new Oniru of Iru land, Oba Abdulwasiu Gbolahan LAWAL did not ascend the throne by accident. The new Oba who was a cabinet member of Governor Babajide Olushola Sanwo-Olu’s as Commissioner for Agriculture enjoys the hacking and supports of some of the most powerful people within the cabinet, aside the fact that he is the anointed choice of the Jagaban of Borgu Kingdom of Nigeria State, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu.
Recently, these powerful Lagossians, led by the Chief of Staff to Governor Sanwo-Olu, Mr. Tayo Ayinde paid a visit to the new Oniru at his palace.
Others in the entourage are Lagos State Head of Service, HoS, Hakeem Muri-Okunola, popularly known as HMO. Of course, Oba Lawal’s Close buddy and long term friend, Oba Saheed Ademola Elegushi, the Elegushi of Ikate Kingdom was also in the entourage. They were all there to visit the new Oniru along with their spouses.
Another famous face that also visited the Oniru is female philanthropist and clergy, Iya Adura Reverend Mother Esther Abimbola Ajayi, who prayed for the new Oniru and blessed his stay on the throne.