Oba Hafeez Badiru At last, Langbasa Kingdom gets new king [Photos]

The Langbasa Kingdom, one of the enduring communities in the Eti-Osa Local Government Area of Lagos State now has an authentic king.

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After a lot of dilly-dallying, the Langbasa Kingdom in Eti-Osa Local Government Area of Lagos State has gotten a new king with the coronation of Oba Abdul Hafeez Olakunle Badiru.

Oba Badiru’s coronation which was heralded with a lot of fanfare and pageantry rounded up with an elaborate ceremony in the Langbasa community on Saturday, November 11, 2017.

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play Oba Abdul Hafeez Olakunle Badiru on his coronation day (Facebook)

 

According to palace sources, the new Oba has been involved in politics at the grassroots level and was elected Councilor in 1999 to represent Ward K-4 under the Eti-Osa LGA and since then, has been a mobilizer, helping to bring good governance to his people.

play Fuji Music legend, KWAM I with Oba Abdul Hafeex Badiru (Facebook)

 

In January 2015, the then governor of the state, Babatunde Raji Fashola, appointed him as the Executive Secretary to Eti-Osa East LCDA, a position he held until June 9, 2016.

play Dignitaries cheering on the new Oba (Facebook)

 

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The coronation ceremony was graced by dignitaries from all walks of life including top government officials, politicians, religious leaders and entertainers including Fuji Music maestro, King Wasiu Ayinde Marshal, popularly called KWAM 1.

play The new Oba acknowledging cheers from the crowd (Facebook)

 

play The religious leaders also gave the new Oba their support and prayers (Facebook)

 

play Oba Abdul Hafeez Olakunle Badiru in his full glory (Facebook)

 

play Even the youths were not left out in the joy of the day (Facebook)

 

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