The Transition Committee Chairman, Ipokia Local Government, Hon, AbdulKabir Abolurin has charged the new Onipokia of Ipokialand, HRM, Alayeluwa, Oba Yisa Adeniyi Adelakun Olaniyan, Oshigin(ii) Ilufemiloye(i) Ariwigbade(i) to do everything within his reach to further the progress and development of Ipokialand and environs.
The Council Chief made this charge during the coronation of Kabiyesi, which came up on Saturday, 5th September, 2020 at Ipokia. While calling on him to foster unity of purpose among the traditional rulers and people within the council area, he pledged the support of government to the Kabiyesi.
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the Alaafin of Oyo, His Imperial Majesty Oba (DR) Lamidi Adeyemi called on other Obas, Baales, Chiefs, Stakeholders and the people of Ipokia and its environs to Support and rally round the new Kabiyesi. He therefore assured him of his support and co-operation always.
In his congratulatory message on the double celebrations of Onipokia’ 50th birthday and coronation, the Paramount Ruler of Yewaland and Olu of Ilaro, HRM Oba Olugbenle Asade Agunloye1V prayed for peace, progress and unity of Yewaland and Ogun State during the reign of the monarch.
Also, the High Chief Ogboni Olisa of Ipokia Kingdom, Chief Olagbomi Yakubu Olawale has expressed his joy with the Kabiyesi on his ascension to the throne of his fore-fathers, promising the co-operation and loyalty of all traditional chiefs as well the entire people of Ipokia and environs.
High Chief Olisa however called on the people to rally round the Kabiyesi towards making his reign a peaceful one that will further foster development and peaceful coexistence.
In His appreciation, the Monarch, HRM Oba Yisa Adeniyi Adelakun Olaniyan expressed his gratitude to God for making the day a reality, promising to do his best for the development of all communities within his jurisdiction.
The Kabiyesi also solicited for collaboration and team spirit with all the players in the administration of Ipokia Kingdom.
The event was attended by top government officials, Traditional Rulers, political functionaries, religions leaders and other important dignitaries.