Gbenga Daniel Is My Beloved Son – Otunba Subomi Balogun
Otunba Michael Olasubomi Balogun, the Olori Omooba and Asiwaju Onigbagbo of Ijebuland has described former governor of Ogun State, Otunba Gbenga Daniel as his beloved ‘son’ and an integral part of the Subomi family.
Otunba Balogun stated this at the Annual Visitation Thanksgiving Service organised by Christians Association of Nigeria (CAN), Ijebu Area held at the Otunba Tunwase Court early Tuesday morning.
Speaking glowingly of Otunba Daniel as a good-nature personality, Otunba Subomi said the relationship between them was like that of ‘father and son’. “He is such a quintessential personality who I have known ever before he became the governor and the relationship is still waxing stronger till date. He is my beloved ‘son’. I am always happy seeing him by my side at any occasion and I pray that God will continue to be with him in all his ways”.
Otunba Balogun, who glorified Almighty God for His Mercies and abundant grace over the years prayed for a quick end to the current economic situation in the country as he urged the people to move closer to God expressing optimism that the nation will get over the recession period soonest.
In his words, Otunba Gbenga Daniel noted that Otunba Subomi Balogun is a great mentor and father-figure who inspired many with his selflessness, humility, simplicity and sincerity. “We shall continue to thank God for his life and all the good things God has used him to do for the community and the country in general. We wish him more grace, good health and continued divine protection”.
The service was well attended by prominent men of God, Church leaders and an array of dignitaries comprising traditional rulers, community leaders and eminent personalities from different parts of the country.