Iyin Ekiti Gets New Oba
The Ekiti State Executive Council has approved the appointment of Prince Ajakaiye Adeola Adeniyi as the new Oluyin of Iyin-Ekiti in Irepodun/ Ifelodun Local Government Area.
The approval was given at the 17th virtual meeting of the council presided over by Governor kayode Fayemi.
The Commissioner for Information and Values Orientation, Mr Akin Omole confirmed this in a statement in Ado Ekiti.
Mr Omole said that members of the council deliberated and approved the appointment of the new monarch.
According to the commissioner, Prince Ajakaiye Adeola Adeniyi was the choice of the Kingmakers among the eight candidates presented by the Oketagidigidi ruling House, having scored the highest number of votes at the meeting of the kingmakers.
The Oluyin stool became vacant since September 20, 2019 following the demise of Oba (Justice) John Ademola Ajakaiye..