Oyetola Presents Staff Of Office To New Owa Of Igbajo
The Osun State Government on Thursday presented staff of office to Oba Adegboyega Famodun, as the new Owa of Igbajo, in Boluwaduro Local Government Area of the State.
Until his unanimous selection and appointment by the kingship authority, Famodun was the state Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC).
Recall that the State Executive Council at its meeting last Monday ratified the selection of Oba Adegboyega Famodun by the kingmakers from Igbajo and he was subsequently installed on Tuesday morning after undergoing all the traditional rites associated with the stool.
The installation of Oba Famodun from Gbeleru section of Owa Oke Ruling House became necessary after the demise of his predecessor, the immediate past monarch, late Oba Olufemi Fasade who joined his ancestors on the 23rd of December, 2020.
Presenting the Staff of Office and Instrument of Appointment to the new traditional ruler, Governor Oyetola expressed confidence in the ability of Oba Famodun to take the ancient town to an enviable height.
Oyetola who described the new monarch as an embodiment of good character, nobility and political wherewithal, said he had no doubt that his reign will attract unprecedented development and progress to the town.
In his short remark, Oba Famodun applauded the state government and his subjects for their unalloyed support and solidarity.
He promised to do all that is humanly possible to advance the cause of the ancient town and herald socio-economic development befitting the town and her people throughout his reign.