Former Ogun state governor, Gbenga Daniel, has said the Aare Ona Kakanfo-designate, Gani Adams, is the greatest Yoruba man in his generation.
The former governor said he shared similar ideological views with Adams, especially in the area of Yoruba emancipation.
This was made known in a statement issued by Adams’ Chief of Staff, Segun Akanni, on Wednesday to newsmen.
The statement quoted Daniel as expressing these views during a courtesy call on him by Adams.
Daniel said: “I welcome you to Asoludero, your second home. I want to specially congratulate you.
“I am happy with the decision of Iku Baba Yeye, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi, who many don’t know I have a special relationship with as a close friend of my late father.
“It is not misplaced to have made you the 15th Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yoruba Land.
“I have come to see you as a very principled man who does not worship money; I have seen you rubbish people with money over your principled stand.
“I have not seen a greater Yoruba man in your generation, you have galvanised our people through the OPC and lately the Oodua Progressive Union now in 79 countries.
“You have become a phenomenon, a perfect example of a self-made man. We are for you.”