Prince Gbolahan Lawal was appointed by the Lagos State Government as Commissioner for Agriculture, Prince Lawal is also the Oniru-elect of Iruland.
The Chief Press Secretary to Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Friday stated that Lawal’s appointment was approved during the State Executive Council meeting where final approved was made on his nomination.
He is also a former aide-de-camp to the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu.
He was born on July 24, 1970, to late Chief T. A. Lawal Akapo and Olori M.A Lawal Akapo, His father is known to be Ojora of Lagos from 1977 to 1993. Prince Lawal hails from the Ojora, Aromire, Shokun and Abisogun branch of Oniru Royal families of Lagos State.
The appointment takes immediate effect from Friday afternoon.The new monarch will succeed the former Oniru of Iruland, the late Oba Abiodun Idowu Oniru, who passed on after a brief sickness on September 23, 2019 at the age of 82.