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Ondo Govt Approves Olugbenga Ojo As New Oba Of Isinkan

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Ondo Council Approves Olugbenga Ojo As New Oba Of Isinkan
Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu
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The contest for the Oba of Iralepo Isinkan in Akure South Local Government area of Ondo state ended on Friday as the state council confirmed Prince Olugbenga Ojo as the new Oba.

Naija News understands that Ojo’s selection for the traditional title was confirmed in a letter signed and released on Friday by the Secretary to Ondo State Government, Princess Oladunni Odu.

The Olori Omo Owa of Isinkan, Prince Durojaye Ariyo, who spoke with newsmen in Akure, the state capital, described the approval of Ojo by the Governor Rotimi Akeredolu‘s government as unprecedented.

Ariyo acknowledged that the development was made possible through the understanding and good relationship among the people of the town.

He commended the state executive council for standing with justice. Also, the people of Isinkan were delighted with the approval of Ojo as the new oba of the town, describing it as a round peg in a round hole.

Meanwhile, Governor Akeredolu had in another report earlier said terrorists have taken over the forest in Nigeria.

Akeredolu, while receiving members of the Council of All Saints Church, Jericho, Ibadan, who came on a condolence visit, called on the international community to come to the aid of the country.

The governor said: “We have terrorists in Nigeria. We need the world to assist Nigeria.

“If Nigeria doesn’t want it, Ondo State wants it. They still attacked somewhere in Ogun State recently. There are terrorists lurking in our forests.”

Akeredolu tabled his complaint on the same day President Muhammadu Buhari directed increased kinetic and non-kinetic efforts to trace and bring back the 51 or more kidnapped railway passengers still being held by terrorists.

Families of the released victims have also complained that their loved ones are mentally unstable, sick, traumatized and hospitalized due to harsh conditions faced while captured.

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