Baale Of Elepe, Omoba Ganiyu Omotayo Sets To Receive Staff Of Office As Oba

Kunle Adelabu The stage is set for the presentation of a staff of office to the Oba – elect, Prince Ganiyu Adeboyejo Omotayo, the current Baale of Elepe in Igbogbo/Bayeku Local Council Development Area (LCDA) in Ikorodu Division area of Lagos State, Southwest, Nigeria, as an Oba. The presentation of staff of office holds on Thursday, at the Igbogbo/Bayeku LCDA Secretariat, Igbogbo. The Oba – elect is from the Olutemowo branch of Ijaolu Ruling House of Igbogbo. The new traditional ruler will be referred to as Olutemowo I, Fidimolu of…

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Ayangbure Installs Chief Emmanuel Onafowokan As New Aro of Ikorodu

Wale Jagun At last, the Ayangbure of Ikorodu, His Royal Majesty, Oba Kabir Adewale Shotobi, has installed a new Aro of Ikorodu, in person of Chief Emmanuel Oluwafemi Onafowokan from the Aro Derufe Chieftaincy Family of Ikorodu. He was installed on Wednesday at the Ayangbure palace in Ikorodu. The last Aro of Ikorodu, High Chief Kehinde Oshinsanya Efola, joined his ancestors in 2015. Since then, it has been one controversy to the other. Unfortunately, none of the aspirants that fought tooth and nail for the position, were eventually considered, but…

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Oluwo Amoju Family Of Igbogbo lnstalls New ‘Olootu’, Alhaji Wasiu Sanni Kasali

Kunle Adelabu The Oluwo Amoju family, a branch of the Lantan Onanusi Chieftaincy Family of Agunfoye in Igbogbo area of Ikorodu Division of Lagos State, Southwest, Nigeria, has installed a new ‘Olootu’ (Family head) in person of Alhaji Wasiu Sanni Kasali from the Ajayi branch of the family. Alhaji Kasali succeeded late Olootu Godfrey Mustapha from Aishatu branch of the family. He was installed at the Lantan Onanusi Compound in Igbogbo, by Chief Jimoh Kosebinu Orepekan, a chieftain of the family from the lineage of the late Olootu, on Saturday,…

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IDPIL Rebrands Local Security Operatives As ‘IDAGIRI EKUN’, Seeks Support

Kunle Adelabu-Rolls out achievements in three years In its quest to reposition its security arm – Local Joint Task Force (LJTF), for better performance, the Ikorodu Division Peace Initiative Limited (IDPIL) has rebranded the outfit for easy identification among local residents as ‘IDAGIRI EKUN’. This, according to the Ikorodu Division security architecture, is also to further present the LJTF as a menace to the criminal. The official announcement of the rebranding was part of the activities marking the third anniversary of the IDPIL, and was unveiled during the press conference…

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Medical Outreach: I Am Fulfilled With Discoveries, Number Of People That Benefitted So Far – Pastor Adelakun

Kunle Adelabu After taking his medical outreach to the 10 zones of the Community Development Committees (CDCs in Igbogbo/Bayeku Local Council Development Area (LCDA), which are under his leadership as Chairman, Pastor Abayomi Adelakun, has stated that he is a fulfilled man, having achieved what he set out to accomplish. He reinforced his fulfilment with discoveries of eight residents that are living with high blood pressure and tuberculosis without knowing about it. These patients, he added, have been properly treated and returned to their various homes. The medical outreach, which…

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Oro Festivals Used In Cleansing, Seeking Peace, Prosperity – IKODASS

Wale Jagun -Oro Liwe holds Saturday in Ikorodu It has been explained that the annual Oro festivals in Ikorodu – Magbo and Liwe, serve as means of cleansing the community and seeking peace and prosperity. The explanation was contained in a statement today by the Ikorodu – Oga Development Association (IKODASS). Liwe festival, which is the second annual Oro festival, will hold on Saturday, June 1, 2024, and women are expected to stay indoors from 12 midnight on Friday till 6:00am on Sunday, June 2, 2024, because the festival is…

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Religious Dispute: Ayangbure Palace, Eminent Persons, Ikorodu Muslim Community Agree On Peaceful Co – Existence

Kunle Adelabu -Initiate inter – religious peace committee A significant step towards the final resolution of the face – off that resulted into a court matter and eventually led to ‘Out of Court Settlement’ between the Ikorodu Muslim Community Association (IMCA) and the traditional institution, was not only taken on Tuesday, but also means of prevention of such occurrence in future was also agreed upon. At the peace meeting held at the Ayanbure palace yesterday and hosted by His Royal Majesty, (Oba) Engr. Kabir Adewale Shotobi, the Ayangbure of Ikorodu,…

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11 Years After, Court Pronounces Prince Kazeem Amusa As Duly Elected Candidate For Alajede Throne

Kunle Adelabu -It was a long, tough battle, but Ijede shall rise again – Prince Amusa said after judgment 11 years after going in and out of the court rooms, Honourable Lawal Akapo of the Lagos State High Court sitting in Ikeja, has finally delivered his judgment on the Alajede matter in the Suit No. IKD/82/2013. The late Alajede of Ijede, His Royal Majesty, Oba Fatai Adeboye Oresanya, Ladega II, joined his ancestors on August 13, 2012. The race to fill the vacant stool after his demise, begun on March…

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Ikorodu Celebrates Grand Finale Of 2024 Odun Osu, With Book Launch, “The Original Settlers”

Kunle Adelabu -As royal fathers, Regberegbes, others add colours, glamour The annual Odun Osun, which is otherwise known as ‘Odun Oba’ or ‘Oba’s Festival’, and usually the first traditional festival in Ikorodu Kingdom, took another dimension this year like never before. The grand finale of the festival, held on Tuesday, February 20, was attended by royal fathers across Lagos and Ogun States, especially those with close connection with the Ikorodu kingdom. They had all come to celebrate with His Royal Majesty, Oba (Alaiyeluwa) Engr. Kabir Adewale Shotobi, the Ayangbure of…

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