Soun congratulates Nigerians on New Year celebration 

Soun congratulates Nigerians on New Year celebration 


Soun of Ogbomosoland, His Imperial Majesty Oba Ghandi Afolabi Olaoye Orumogege III, has extended warm congratulations to Nigerians on the occasion of the celebration of the dawn of Year 2024.




In a press release signed by his media aide, Rev Peter Olaleye, Oba Olaoye expressed heartfelt congratulations asserting the New Year is full of new opportunities and glory despite the hardships which must be meticulously tapped.


The monarch noted 2023 was a year filled with ups and downs affirming that the grace to overcome the numerous challenges emanated from God and should be praised.


“I congratulate Nigerians excitedly as we roll over into a New Year. Let us see this New Year as one full of new opportunities and glory and we must tap into these in order to strive towards fulfillment.


“2023 was a year of ups and downs for Nigerians but we were able to overcome through the grace of God and so we need to praise Him continually.”


Soun further thanked God for the success of his installation and coronation as Oba just as he appreciated the Oyo state governor Engr Seyi Makinde, functionaries of the state government, the people of Ogbomoso and all who contributed to making the event a huge success and glamorous, assuring, “We will seize the momentum to realize our goal of turning the sod of developments and building on the foundation to recreate Ogbomoso in the image of the new millennial we envisage.”


Oba Orumogege added, “From now on, we will move ahead at a faster rate as if the time is limited. 2024 will be the year to begin the actualization of our dream and vision. I beseech us individually and corporately, to key in, I am beginning a voyage of upending the status of our community, economically, industrially, infrastructurally, aesthetically and in various other facets. I have been called to serve and not to savour the glamour and glitz of the throne but to serve our land and its people and this burden I have accepted and determined to bear.”

His Majesty charged Nigerians not to be wearied in the face of the excruciating challenges whittling down lives in the country, assuring, “From the ashes of suffering will a new Nigeria rise.”

“Once again, I felicitate Nigerians on welcoming Year 2024, it is my earnest prayer that it will be a prosperous year and one of tranquility. In the midst of hardship let us believe that we will strike comfort and surplus,” the Oba stated.

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