Kessington Adebutu congratulates son’s rival, Gov Abiodun on Supreme Court victory

Dapo Abiodun Kessington Adebutu Ladi Adebutu

The Odole-Oodua of The Source – Ife, Sir (Dr) Kesington Adebukunola Adebutu, has congratulated Prince Dapo Abiodun on the validation of his re-election as Ogun State governor by the Supreme Court of Nigeria last Friday.

Adebutu, in a congratulatory letter addressed to Governor Abiodun to congratulaye him on his victory in an election and election litigations in which his son, Ladi Adebutu, popularly known as Lado, was a major challenger, said the apex court is the final arbiter and its verdict, a clincher in all matters of litigations.

He called on the governor to take the opportunity of his victory to reconcile indigenes and youths of Ogun State, particularly those of the Remo extraction, and all those that might have taken sides to file behind him in respect of the governorship contest and not allow the negative vibes generated in the process to fester the more.

“I write to formally congratulate Your Excellency, on your re-election and validation of same by the Supreme Court of Nigeria, which is the final arbiter and its verdict a clincher, in all matters of litigations in our dear country.


“Inarguably, it was an intense contest involving my scion, but irrespective, there must be an end to litigation and unhealthy rivalry hence: I have counselled my son to sheathe sword and join hands in moving Ogun State forward.

“Furthermore, having expressed the desire to HRM the Akarigbo & Paramount Ruler of Remo-Land on the 23rd of December 2023, to meet with Remo Royal Fathers for the purpose of reconciliation, it is of essence I seek Your Excellency’s cooperation towards seizing the opportunity of your victory, to reconcile our indigenes, youths and all those that might have taken sides to file behind Your Excellency, with a view to not allowing the no love lost created by the governorship contest to fester the more.

“This is being magnanimous in victory Your Excellency. I thank you in anticipation, ” the Odole-Oodua stated in the message.