The Olugbon of Orile-Igbon, Oba Francis Olusola Alao, has appealed to Nigerians to exercise patience and understanding with the administration of President Bola Tinubu.
He spoke to State House correspondents yesterday after he paid a courtesy visit to President Tinubu at the Presidential Villa.
He said progress and positive outcomes cannot be achieved without enduring certain challenges and hardships.
Oba Francis Olusola Alao encouraged Nigerians to remain steadfast and resilient during this period of transformation, acknowledging that the path to success often entails temporary setbacks.
He stressed the importance of looking beyond immediate difficulties and recognising the long-term benefits that will accrue to the nation.
The monarch expressed belief that the current government is committed to serving the people and ensuring that the dividends of democracy are delivered to every citizen.
While acknowledging the existence of initial pain, he assured Nigerians that their endurance would be rewarded with lasting prosperity and a brighter future.