CAC No. 160967


Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has charged the new Olofin of Ado-Odo, Oba Olusola Lamidi-Osolo, to concentrate on accelerating the pace and socio-economic development of the town.

Governor Abiodun gave the charge at the official Installation and Presentation of Staff of Office to the Olofin of Ado-Odo, urging him to see his appointment as a call to service that would complement the effort of his administration in actualising the “Building Our Future Together’’ agenda.

The Governor, represented by the Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Hon. Ganiyu Hamzat, said the new monarch needed to harness both human and material resources to be able to execute seamless developmental projects, while steering the ship of Ado-Odo to greater heights.

The state’s helmsman commended the unflinching support and cooperation of the sons and daughters of the land to the new monarch, imploring them to always embrace peace and tranquillity.

In his address, the Executive Chairman, Ado-Odo/Ota Local Government Area, Hon. Sherif Adewale, admonished the new monarch to bridge the gap of development and ensure peaceful co-existence of the community.

Also speaking, the Olu of Ilaro and Paramount Ruler of Yewaland, Oba Kehinde Olugbenle, represented by Onimeko of Imeko, Oba Benjamin Olanite, said the new monarch should serve as a symbol of unity in the land, hence the people of the community should support and cooperate with the king to bring about development and advancement of Ado-Odo, praying good health and sound mind for the monarch, to enable him paddle the affairs of the land and record unprecedented success.

In his acceptance speech, Oba Lamidi-Osolo, who appreciated the Governor for the privilege to serve and also the trust reposed on him by the people, promised to continue his predecessors’ noble work through service to the people, adding that all would be done to lead the town into a new era of prosperity and unity.

‘’As I ascend the sacred throne, I pledge to devote every ounce of my being to the betterment of Ado-Odo. Together we will restore our kingdom to its former glory, ushering in an era of prosperity, peace and progress for all our people’’, he said.

The monarch called on members of the community to join hands in unity, determination and shared vision to pilot the affairs of the land, thereby charting a course towards a brighter future for Ado-Odo, where everyone could thrive and flourish.

The occasion was graced by the members of Yewa Traditional Council, political appointees and other well-wishers.

Abiodun Okuboyejo,

Press Officer, Ministry of LG&CA