Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde has approved the appointment of Prince Sefiu Olawale Oyebola as the Aseyin of Iseyin.
The governor gave the approval in a memo signed on Thursday, exercising the powers conferred on him by subsections 1 and 2 of the Chiefs’ Law, Cap. 28, Volume I, Laws of Oyo State of Nigeria, 2000.
According to a statement by the Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Matters, Honourable Olusegun Olayiwola, the approval is the culmination of a series of processes stipulated by the state’s laws regarding the ascension to royal thrones. The statement also added that the governor congratulated the new Aseyin-Elect, praying that his tenure will usher in greater developments to Iseyin.
It should be noted that the governor is due to receive former President Olusegun Obasanjo in the state on Friday to commission the 34.85-kilometre Oyo-Iseyin Road and the newly-constructed LAUTECH College of Agriculture and Renewable Natural Resources, Iseyin.
The appointment of Prince Sefiu Olawale Oyebola as the Aseyin of Iseyin has been met with great joy and anticipation by the people of Oyo State. The Aseyin, which is the title of the traditional ruler of Iseyin, holds a significant position in the community and plays a vital role in its development and governance.
Prince Sefiu Olawale Oyebola, who is well-regarded and respected in the community, has been chosen to lead Iseyin into a new era of progress and prosperity. His appointment comes after a thorough and meticulous selection process, in accordance with the state’s laws governing the ascension to royal thrones.
Governor Seyi Makinde expressed his congratulations to the new Aseyin-Elect, recognizing the crucial responsibility that comes with the position. He expressed his confidence in Prince Sefiu Olawale Oyebola’s ability to bring about positive changes and advancements to Iseyin.
In addition to the appointment, Governor Makinde has another significant event on the horizon. Former President Olusegun Obasanjo is set to visit the state to commission the newly completed 34.85-kilometre Oyo-Iseyin Road and the LAUTECH College of Agriculture and Renewable Natural Resources, Iseyin. This occasion will serve as a testament to the governor’s commitment to infrastructure development and the improvement of educational opportunities in the state.
The people of Iseyin eagerly await the inauguration of their new traditional ruler and the arrival of the former president. These events signify the beginning of a promising era for Iseyin, filled with opportunities for growth and progress under the leadership of Prince Sefiu Olawale Oyebola and the support of Governor Seyi Makinde.