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Gov. Oyetola Mourns Akirun, Oba AbdulRauf Adedeji II

Osun State Governor, Adegboyega Oyetola, has expressed sadness over the transition of the Akirun of Ikirun Land, Oba AbdulRauf Olawale Adedeji II.

Governor Oyetola in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Ismail Omipidan, commiserated with the first son of the monarch and Commissioner for Innovation, Science and Technology, Hon. Babatunde Olawale, the immediate family of the monarch, his friends, associates and the people of Ikirun.

He commended the late traditional ruler’s leadership style, noting that Ikirun witnessed tremendous development during his reign.

According to him, Oba Adedeji demonstrated strong concern and commitment to the welfare of his people and the development of the town.

Mr Oyetola, who described the late Akirun as a father and great supporter of his administration, said the deceased would be long remembered for his impacts and legacies.

Oba Adedeji, who died at the age of 78, was installed the Akirun of Ikirun in 1991.

Wasiu Ajadosu

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