Gov Oyebanji presents Oba Ogundana Staff of Office July 14

The coronation ceremony of the new Onikoyi of Ikoyi-Ekiti in Ikole Local Government Area of Ekiti State, Oba Moses Akinwande Ogundana Olatunji I, has been slated for July 14.

Nigerian Tribune gathered that the Ekiti State governor, ‘Biodun Oyebanji will on that day present the staff of office to Oba Ogundana at his palace, Ereketa, Ikoyi.

A release signed by the palace secretary, Prince Oluwole Fagbewesa, further disclosed that all indigenes of the community both at home and in the diaspora, will be in attendance to witness such ceremony first time since 1968 when the late Oba Ajibade ascended the throne.

Oba Ogundana became the candidate for the exalted position after he was considered the best candidate among the contestants through Ifa divination process in the presence of local and state governments’ representatives, as well as community members  in January this year.

It will be recalled that the Ekiti State government gave the approval to his appointment on March 8 after kingmakers and the entire community had picked him as the best among the contestants for the then vacant stool through ifa divination process without any rancour.

Oba Ogundana was installed as the new Oníkòyí of Ikoyi-Ekiti on Saturday, March 25 at Ereketa-Omuo in Apole-Ikoyi in the presence of many indigenes of the community.

Nigerian Tribune further gathered that  in preparation for the smooth coronation, Oba Ogundana had inaugurated a committee headed by Professor Gbenga Aribisala with Prince ‘Wole  Fagbewesa as the secretary.



Akinwumi Ambode resurfaces 
Not many can boast of running into Lagos politician, Akinwumi Ambode, at any social gathering after the completion of his term as the Governor of

My wife is too beautiful, I want divorce, man tells court  
In a surprising twist, a man has brought his marital woes to a local court in Lusaka, Zambia, stating that he no longer desires his wife, Hilda Mleya, due to

VIDEO: Why I rejected N5m to perform at Tinubu’s inauguration concert — Portable  
Fast-rising singer, Habeeb Okikiola, better known as Portable, on Friday, lamented that organisers of the

OFFCUT: ‘We can manage 70k successfully as family of four,’ Nigerians reveal  
Nigerians have revealed how a family of four can spend the sum of seventy thousand naira judiciously as

You’re not my president, Pastor Bakare tells Tinubu   
Ahead of the May 29 inauguration, Pastor Tunde Bakare, the Serving Overseer of the

Messi breaks Ronaldo’s record for most goals in Europe’s Top 5 leagues   
Lionel Messi has broken the record for the most goals scored in Europe’s top five leagues, surpassing Cristiano Ronaldo, during

Back to top button