Ondo State Government tells Ayeka Kingmakers to sustain value of their forbears over town’s vacant stool.
Written by awawa on September 20, 2022
- Awawa FM
The government of Ondo State has urged
the kingmakers of Ayeka community in Okitipupa Local Government to sustain the principles and values of their forebears in chosing a new king for the community.
The State Deputy Gov, Lucky Aiyedatiwa gave this charge on Monday in his office while having a deliberation with the Kingmakers of Aiyeka kingdom and the aspirants jostling for the vacant stool of The Lumure of Ayeka , who visited him in his office.
Aiyedatiwa charged them to be fair to all the aspirants eyeing the stool in their dealings, promising that, government would give the necessary support for a crisis free Monarch selection.
The Deputy Governor counselled the kingmakers, all the aspirants and the people of the community on the need to always seek for peace, harmony and prosperity of their community .
He maintained that Ondo State Governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu SAN is so sensitive and fair minded on the issue of concern to the people, particularly traditional institution in the state
The Deputy Governor advised the Lumure descendants to follow the inspiring examples of their forefathers in carrying out this historic task through the guidance and help of God to chose the rightful candidate as Oba-elect.
In their respective contributions, both commissioner of Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Akogun Akinwunmi Sowore and Executive Chairman of Okitipupa Local Government, Hon Igbekele Akinrinwa appealed for peace, as they both noted that peace is necessary for the development of the community.
They equally called for the need for the kingmakers to be truthful and neutral in the selection process.
In his reaction , while Speaking on behalf of the Kingmakers, Chairman of the Ayeka kingmakers who is also the Konye of Ayeka, High Chief Kolawole Adeule thanked the Deputy Governor for championing the course of peace in the community while promising a crisis free selection process.
Chief Adeule said the necessary prayers have been done and the community is seeking God’s guidance in picking the right candidate for the stool.
The Konye of Ayeka noted that definitely, one of the six aspirants eyeing the stool will be nominated and presented as Oba-elect, charging all the aspirants to be good team players all through the process of selecting a king to feel the vacant stool.
Others at the meeting were Senior Special Assistant to Governor on Security, Alhaji Jimoh Dojumo, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Mr Dele Adesanmi, Special Assistant to Governor on New Media, Ladi Okunniga, Head of Administration, Okitipupa Local Government, Mr Atibioke, top officials of Ministry of Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs and others.