By Sanjo Oyede

Ogun state Governor, His Excellency Prince Dapo Aboidun, MFR has said that his Government uphold the importance of traditional institution in the state and that is why, is been accorded its rightful place in is administration.

Above declaration was made by the State helmsman during the presentation of Staff of office and Instrument of appointment to the New Ogiyan of Alaari His Royal Highness, Oba Isaac Kehinde Adeisa in Ipokia Local Government recently.

Governor Abiodun commended Alaari people for maintaining peace and tranquility during the period the traditional stool was vacant. Ably represented at the event by a Director in the Ministry of Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Prince Adesoji Adewuyi,   Aboidun charged the kabiyesi to Foster peaceful relationship with other traditional rulers in the Council Area.

Speaking further, the Governor said that Oba Isaac Kehinde Adeisa should endeavor to rule within his domain and not extend beyond it and charged Alaari sons and daughters to cooperate with the New king and see to the development of the town and lauded them for their contributions towards the Coronation ceremony.

The Executive Chairman of Ipokia Local Government, Hon Agbetokun Olawale Wasiu – ONIKOYI was full of thanks to Ogun state Governor, Prince Dapo Aboidun, for granting his assent to the Coronation. He said that the Governor is compassionate about people’s welfare and State development, this according to ONIKOYI is the reason why the State helmsman continued to initiate and execute various projects in the State.

ONIKOYI charged His Royal Highness Oba Isaac Kehinde Adeisa to accommodate everybody irrespective of various shades of opinion. He however promised that after the coronation developments will be unfolding in Alaari and encourage the New monarch to work for overall development of Ipokia Local Government Area.

The Onipokia of Ipokia , His Royal Majesty, Oba Yisa Adeniyi Adelakun Olaniyan commended the State Governor His Excellency Prince Dapo Aboidun MFR, for addressing the rift that affected the Alaari traditional stool. While congratulating New Kabiyesi, He prayed for the peace, progress and prosperity of Alaari town. Onipokia also conveyed royal blessings and greetings from the Paramount ruler of YEWA Land, HRM ALAYELUWA OBA KEHINDE OLUGBENLE ( OLU OF ILARO).

In his acceptance speech, His Royal Highness Oba Isaac Kehinde Adeisa, the new Ogiyan of Alaari, commended the State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun and other Stakeholders that contributed to the fruition of the Coronation. He called on Alaari people to display love and harmony for the progress of the town. He also pledged to do everything within his reach for the greatness of Alaari town.

The ceremony was witnessed by top Government Officials , Political functionaries, Traditional rulers and people from various communities within the Council Area.

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