AREGBESOLA SOLICITS SUPPORT FOR TRADITIONAL RULERS IN THE STRIVE FOR THE DEVELOPMENT
The Governor of the State of Osun, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola has solicited support for traditional rulers in the state in the onerous task of developing the state.
The Governor made the call while presenting the Staff of Office and Instruments of Appointment to Elegbedi of Egbedi, Oba Isiaka Ayanboye Jinadu III.
The Governor, who was represented at the event by the Secretary to the State Government, Alhaji Moshood Adeoti said that the present government recognizes the position and importance of traditional rulers to ensure peace, orderly conduct and development of their areas which will pave way for greater socio – economic and political
development of the society.
Ogbeni Aregbesola called on the monarch, Oba Isiaka Ayanboye to work for progress and the development of his domain. He also advised the people of the town to cooperate and support the monarch to ensure peace and harmony.
The Council Manager of Egbedore Local Government, Olori Christiana Owolola promised to rededicate herself to the task of developing the Council area so as to make life better for the people. She then enjoined them to be paying taxes and levies as and when due.
The Community Leader of the town, Chief Gbadebo Ajao pledged the continued support of the people of the town for the government. He expressed gratitude to the Governor for elevating their monarch to part II status.
In his response, the Elegbedi of Egbedi, Oba Isiaka Ayanboye Jinadu III thanked Almighty God and the Governor of the state for the honour done him. He promised to provide a purposeful leadership for the people of the town.
Later in the day, the Secretary to the State Government, Alhaji Moshood Adeoti also presented Staff of Office and Instruments of Appointment to Olukotun of Ikotun, Oba Amuda Ajadi Adio Fasina I on behalf of the Governor, State of Osun Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola.