I will be king over all – Oba Ghandi, promises new deal for Ogbomoso

I will be king over all – Oba Ghandi, promises new deal for Ogbomoso


The new Soun of Ogbomosoland Oba Ghandi Afolabi Olaoye Orumogege III has assured he would not be biased against any of the three main religions in his community.



The Oba made this disclosure while speaking at an interdenominational thanksgiving service held at Beulah Baptist Centre Ogbomoso Sunday to commemorate his Coronation programme billed for Tuesday, December 19.

The well attended event had Pastor Enoch Adejare Adeboye General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God as guest minister.

Pastor Adeboye after his short sermon anointed Oba Ghandi for the traditional duty he has assumed.

Oba Olaoye in his speech promised a new deal for his domain, giving assurances of accelerated development, a reign of equity especially towards all religions as he sought for prayers to succeed in the task ahead

He said his major goal is to make Ogbomoso an envy of other towns beyond the shores of Nigeria disclosing he would utilize his networks of contacts to accomplish the vision.

“This is a new season, I believe it’s a new dawn for Ogbomoso, where there will be an opportunity, this land shall be a land where God Almighty will reign. I want everybody in this land to continue to pray for me that the lord should lead me aright,” he enthused.

“I will rule with equity, justice and fairness. I will not be the king to Christians alone, I will be a king to the Muslims, to the traditionalists and all over every indigene of this land and make Ogbomosoland a place where sons and daughters can be proud of.

“I pray for the grace and mercy to rule in the right way and do justice to everyone. I believe God will make this city a great city, the envy of many towns not only in this state not even in Nigeria but in the world at large.”

Noting the love and support he receives is humbling the Oba maintains he is bound to reciprocate it by facilitating the growth of the domain.

Pastor Adeboye anoints Oba Ghandi


“To the people of Ogbomosoland, I want to thank you all for the love you have been showing to me since I became the Soun of Ogbomosoland. Our love has been humbling to me and all I will do is that, I will use all God has given me with network, network to help this city grow better.”

Earlier, Pastor Adeboye affirmed Oba Olaoye was destined to be king revealing that was why he refrained from dissuading him when he sought spiritual guidance on the prospect in the beginning.

The cleric consequently urged him to rule with the fear of God, embrace the people and foster unity.

The Soun also expressed gratitude his paths crossed Adeboye’s describing him as his spiritual father and mentor.

His Majesty disclosed he was elated the same person who anointed him as pastor anointed his kingship also.

“I give the Lord all the glory for the day I met Pastor Adeboye.

“He has been a father to me. He is a spiritual father to me. He was a role model. I have traveled with him to every part of the world. I watched him closely, and I saw a genuine man of God.

“So, he has been a role model to me; you can imagine how excited I am today that the person who anointed and laid hands on me to become a pastor is the same person who lays hands on me as a King today.”

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