The Governor Of State of Osun Adegboyega Oyetola has presented the staff of office to the new Akirun of Ikirun, Oba Olalekan Yunus Akadiri.
The presentation was done at an event held at the state ministry of Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Abere and attended by prominent indigenes of Ikirun including the Oluomo of Ikirun who doubles as the Elemo Aga of Ikirun land, High Chief Bamidele Onifade.
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Oyetola who was represented by his Special Adviser on Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Hon Razaq Adeosun urged the people of Ikirun to collaborate with the new monarch for the progress and development of the town.
The Governor also charged the new monarch to rule the town with the fear of God and extend hands of fellowship to all and sundry.
He called for peace in the ancient town, even as he called in the people of the town to jettison issues that can divide them, calling on all the indigenes of the town to support Oba Akadiri.
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Speaking, the monach expressed gratitude to God for the privilege to rule the town, just as he called for the support of all and sundry in his desire to ensure the overall development of the town.
He called on prominent indigenes of the town to team up with him for the overall development of the town.
The monarch who was flanked by his wife and other indigenes of the town expressed his willingness to rule with the fear of the Lord.