Oba Abdul-Rasheed Adewale Akanbi, the Oluwo of Iwoland has said eminent Nigerians are expected to attend his second anniversary on throne and 50th birthday on 7th of October.
Oluwo, in statement he persinally signed said: “As a responsible father I am thirsty of development. There are two Iwos: the old Iwo and the new Iwo. The new Iwo is the best because we have migrated from obscurity to light. The name is everywhere now and big investments are underway.
According to him, former President Olusegun Obasanjo, and the national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, are among many dignitaries expected to grace the event marking his 50th birthday and coronation anniversary.
According the statement, the State Governor of Osun, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola will be the chief host to the invited guests.
According to the Monarch, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, Mike Adenuga and Femi Otedola as well as Akin Ogunbiyi and Wale Babalakin, are other dignitaries expected at the much publicized event.
He added that traditional rulers expected at the event are Sultan of Sokoto, Muhammadu Sa`ad Abubakar, Emir of Ilorin, Ibrahim Sulu-Gambari, Orangun of Ila, Oba Abdulwahab Olukayode, Olugbo of Ugbo Kingdom, Oba Obateru Akinruntan, Osile Oke Ona Egba, Oba Adedapo Tejuoso, Etsu of Nupe, Alhaji Yahaya Abubakar, Ataoja of Osogbo, Oba Jimoh Olanipekun, and other high ranking monarchs.