The Elegushi of Ikate Kingdom, Oba Saheed Ademola Elegushi, has penned a heartfelt birthday message to honor his mother as she turns 71 on May 21, 2023.
The king took to social media and shared a photo of himself alongside his mother, accompanied by a grateful and affectionate caption, expressing his joy for her.
Elegushi celebrates and expresses gratitude to his mother for being not only his mother but also his friend and confidant. He admires her strength and resilience, and prays for Allah’s blessings to protect her and grant her many more years of good health.
In his Instagram post, he writes, “Today, I celebrate you and thank God for preserving your safety and good health throughout these past 71 years.
Thank you for being my mother, friend, and confidant.
Your unwavering strength has been truly remarkable.
May Almighty Allah continue to watch over you and bless you with many more years of good health.
Happy birthday, Mum.”
Last year, in 2022, the Elegushi monarch marked his mother’s 70th birthday with a heartfelt letter, acknowledging the undeniable grace in her life.
He recognized her accomplishments as a wife, mother, and community leader, expressing gratitude for her unwavering commitment to motherhood. He praised her as a great mother and conveyed his wishes for her continued safety and gracefulness, as she impacts humanity with her kindness.
He wrote, “My Dear Mother,
As we rejoice in Almighty Allah’s preservation of your life until this day, it is a testament to the undeniable grace bestowed upon you.
This grace shines through your success as a wife, mother, and community leader.
Throughout my life, I have witnessed your dedication to motherhood, raising not only your children but also your grandchildren. Today, we are all living proof of your exceptional motherly qualities.
On this special occasion of your 70th birthday, we say Alhamdulillah (Praise be to Allah). We are grateful to God, and we trust that He will continue to protect and preserve you for many more years, so that humanity can continue to benefit from your extraordinary kindness and gracefulness.
Happy birthday, Mummy.”