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Osun govt approves appointment of Makinde as new Owa of Igbajo

Osun State Executive Council has on Monday approved the appointment of Prince (Dr) Ademola Stephen Kayode Makinde as the new Owa of Igbajo in Boluwaduro Local Government area of the state.


Commissioner for Local Government and Public Enlightenment, Hon. Oluomo Kolapo Alimi, made this known in a statement in Osogbo.

He said, “at the Executive Meeting held at the Exco chambers, the nomination as forwarded by the Boluwaduro Local government was approved in line with due process, chieftaincy law and tradition.”

The commissioner added that, “the kingmakers had earlier approved Dr Makinde in line with chieftaincy laws and tradition.

“Governor Ademola Adeleke at the Executive Meeting congratulated the new Owa of Igbajo and tasked him to heal the wounds of the selection process by ensuring inclusive traditional governance.

“I congratulate the new Owa of Igbajo. I urge him to embark on reconciliation and restore the dignity and integrity of the traditional institution”, the Governor was quoted as saying.

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