Aid appears to have come the way in which of the inhabitants of Iloko-Ijesa in Oriade Native Authorities Space of Osun State because the state authorities has accredited the appointment of Prince Akeem Ogungbangbe as the brand new Owaloko of Iloko-Ijesa.
In an emotion laden voice, an indigene of the city, Awoyemi Olayinka Rafael who spoke with DAILY POST said that the problem of putting in a conventional ruler for the city has been on the entrance burner for a very long time.
He famous that the favored selection for the city was Prince Ogungbangbe regardless of a number of opposition from some people who additionally had curiosity within the kingship of the city.
Based on him, “the collection of Ogungbangbe needed to convey friction amongst some nicely which means people, even from royal princes within the city who felt their very own particular person should occupy the throne slightly than the selection of majority of the city’s individuals.
“We needed to battle for our rights. There was a time that we publicly demonstrated early this yr as a result of we felt that one thing shady was about to be carried out.
“Fortunately in the present day, our efforts has not been in useless and the selection of the kingmakers and the individuals has been ratified by God and the state authorities.”
The youth coordinator, Chief Kehinde Odeyemi said that the choice of the state authorities to approve the city’s selection of Prince Akeem Ogungbangbe would convey growth to the city.
He revealed that the explanation for the delay was resulting from the truth that one other Prince, Tunde Olasore was additionally aspiring for the kingship however since different ruling homes have stepped apart and supported the candidature of Prince Akeem Ogungbangbe, he didn’t have every other selection than to just accept the desire of the individuals.
“Iloko-Ijesa has been a peaceable and affluent city and with this approval of the brand new Owaloko by the state authorities, the progress that has been stalled for the previous eight years will start once more.”
DAILY POST gathered from sources that because the information hit the city, the kingmakers and inhabitants of Iloko-Ijesa have began preparations to obtain Prince Ogungbangbe for the graduation of conventional rites of coronation.
Prince Akeem Ogungbangbe who’s a Lagos-Ibadan primarily based businessman is predicted to fill the vacuum left by the previous Owaloko, Oba Oladele Olashore, who joined his ancestors in 2012.
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