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Gov Abiodun Presents Staff of Office to Olowu

Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun has presented the staff of office to new Olowu of Owu Kingdom, Oba Saka Matemilola with a call on him to see his appointment as a call to service.

Speaking at the Coronation held in Abeokuta, Governor Abiodun urged Oba Matemilola to focus on the task of accelerating the pace of socio economic development in Owu Kingdom and Egbaland.

While pointing out that the new Olowu had requisite skills and experience to steer the ship of Owu Kingdom to a greater height, the Governor urged sons and daughters of the kingdom to cooperate with the new Monarch.

In his acceptance speech, the Olowu of Owu Kingdom, Oba Saka Matemilola said he had already mapped out agenda that would promote unity, peace and facilitate growth in the kingdom.

While appealing to the council of Chiefs, as well as sons and daughters in the kingdom to contribute their quota with trust, dedication and unity, Oba Matemilola promised to live up to the virtues, principles and values as exemplified by his predecessors.

Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, the Obong of Calabar Edidem Ekpo, Olu of Warri  Omoba Tsola Emiko , the Alake of Egbaland , Oba Adedotun Gbadebo were among dignitaries present at the Occasion.


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