Akeredolu hails Oba Oladunjoye Fajana, Ajana Afa of Okeagbe on peace

The Ondo State Governor, Arakunrun Oluwarotimi Akeredolu has congratulated the Ajana Afa of Okeagbe Akoko, Oba Oladunjoye Fajana on his 30 years coronation anniversary for his sterling, outstanding and commitment to peace and development in the kingdom and their neighbours.

Akeredolu who made this known in his speech at Okeagbe Akoko at the weekend said with relative peace and unity over 30 years of the regin of Oba Oladunjoye Fajana in his domain, there was no doubt that the monarch could recorded monumental achievemens in the history of Ondo state.

“I congratulate you on your outstanding achievements. I also want to felicitate with the people of Okeagbe for their commitment to peace. There is no record of conflict despite four communities in Okeagbe. Okeagbe has taught other towns and villages in the state on how to maintain peace”, he said.

Akeredolu who was represented by Human Rights Activist and Pro-Chancellor and Chairman of the Governing Council for Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba-Akoko, Dr. Tunji Abayomi said “I am glad that Oba Fajana is a man of peace. Okeagbe is a very important town in the state. I salute the sons and daughters of Okeagbe for the great contribution to Nigeria,

In his address, Oba Oladunjoye Fajana said “I have the unique honour to serve as the custodian and protector of Afa tradition. I was optimistic about the impact that I was going to make. Today, we celebrate some of those achievements and my heart is gladdened.

“There is much. Still yet to be discovered in my beautiful Okeagbe and even stil, our immense potential. I am confident that this just the beginning of our trajectory towards a much better society.

“Let us support, encourage, love one another just as Good has asked us to. Let us give unto Caesar’s what is his. We shall prosper in all seasons, we shall work and not to be too tired to fend for our families and shall overcome all obstacles for the good Lord is our strength”, he said.

Earlier in his address, the Chairman, Planning Committee, Olori Omo Oba Olusoga Sofolahan said Oba Okadunjoye Fajana is an Oba in a class all by himself, from his professional feats, to economic prowess, to his ability to bring people together, to his sheer intimidation profile, he is a world class leader that all his people can proud of any day, anytime and anywhere.

Among the eminent people that grace the occasion are, Elder Akande, Chaiman Akoko North West Local government, Otunba Solomon Ayo Oladunni, the Asiwaju of Okeagbe Akoko, Mr Matthew Imoru, President of Egbe-Omo Oke-Agbe, Akure branch, Rt Hon. Olufowobi Bakkita Bello, former Speaker, Ondo State House of Assembly,

Others are, Baba-Ijo ‘Tuyi Ehindero, Prince Funso Arasanyin, Vice Chairman, Planning Committee, Prince Adegbenro Arasanyin, Chief Odofin Muyiwa Asagunla, Mr.Ilesanmi Akande (Agbaoye), Prince Niyi Fajana and Princess Yemi Afinju among others.

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