The Olowo of Owo, Ondo State, Oba Ajibade Gbadegesin Ogunoye III, has been offered with the employees and instrument of workplace from the state Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu.
The ceremony which happened on the premises of the king’s palace on Saturday attracted dignitaries from far and broad who got here to felicitate with the Olowo.
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Speaking whereas presenting the employees of workplace to Oba Ogunoye, governor Akeredolu burdened that the folks of the city will take pleasure in a reign that can witness peace and improvement.
He said that after broad session, the selection of Oba Ogunoye is a collective one and the therapeutic course of for the city has simply commenced.
“The presentation of an instrument of appointment and staff of office to my king Oba Ajibade Gbadegesin Ogunoye III, as the Olowo of Owo Kingdom, enjoys the approval of God; he enjoys the approval of our ancestors and other aspirants who contested against him.
“This choice no doubt has set the stage for a reign which promises to witness unprecedented peace and development in Owo.
“I know all your concern; I have had discussions with you overtime since you came into this office; I’m sure you are interested in the development of this town and adjoining towns and villages; the healing process has commenced in a town which has experienced a serious crisis in the past.”
Oba Ogunoye in his speech urged the youths to enterprise into agriculture and handle the challenges dealing with the city collectively.
“I must inform you that these activities were put in place to proffer solutions to the challenges facing the kingdom; Infrastructural provision, lack of unity, unemployment, illiteracy, and lack of skills among our people, prevalent cult activities particularly amongst our youths, abandonment of agriculture, lack of interest in business activities within the kingdom.
“We thank God that unity is being restored in the land and we must consolidate on that. We must encourage ourselves, particularly the youths, to go back to the farms.”
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