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JUST IN: Osun govt appoints, approves elevation of 17 monarchs



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The Osun State Government has approved the appointments of Prince Oyeleye Saheed Akorede as the next Gbelepawo of Gbelepawo in Egbedore Local Government Area of the state and Prince Oyedele Isiaka Olasunkanmi as the next Alajagba of Ajagba.


The appointments of the monarchs, according to a statement by Kolapo Alimi, the state Commissioner for Information and Public Enlightenment, was approved after the state executive council observed the necessary administrative processes and relevant laws.


Alimi also revealed that the Council approved the restoration of Chief Omolola Ibitoye Afilaka in Atakunmosa East local government as the Alatorin of Atorin.


The statement added, “The Osun State Executive Council also at its meeting approved the elevation of the following: Alade of Atokejoye in Ayedire local government; Aleki of Ileki-Ijesha in Atakunmosa West; and Olu of Alapata in Egbedore local government.


“The Council further approved the elevation of Olu of Akiriboto Oke in Ayedaade local government, Chief Peter Oyewo; Baale Ajeniju of Halleluyah, Olu Oba Bello Enukoko, Olu Oba Akangbe Alayemore, Olu of Kuse in Egbedore local government, Onigun of Igun-Ijesa, Looyin of Apara-Ijesa, Asua of Isua-Ijesa (Atakunmosa West), Alaratu of Aratu-Ijesa, Oniberekodo of Iberekodo in Atakunmosa East, Alarobole of Arobole-Ijesa in Oriade local government and Olu of Laadin-Lakoro in Ife South to Part II, (Recognised) Status of the Chiefs law, Cap 25,Laws of Osun State 2002.”


All the appointments, according to the statement by Alimi, were done following due process and the tenets and spirits of the Chief’s law of Osun State.


“It is also to be noted that all the appointments and elevation of Obas mentioned above were done following the due process and the tenets and spirits of the Chief’s law of Osun State,” he added

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