To Honour Senator Adeseun, Open Salawu, AVM Adigun,Others With Chieftaincy Titles
The ancient city of Ogbomoso is set to play host to prominent personalities from all walks of life as all is set for the grand 95th birthday of the Soun of Ogbomosoland, His Royal Majesty, Oba (Dr.) Oladunni Oyewumi Ajagungbade 111 CFR.
The revered monarch, who is also the Chancellor of Plateau State University, Bokkos, will be celebrating his birthday on May 27, 2021.
As part of the event lined up for the celebration, the monarch will honoured eminent personalities from Ogbomoso with prestigious chieftaincy titles.
Among those to be honoured includes Retired Air Vice Marshal Adigun, Engineer Open Salawu, Ambassador Akin Oyateru, Senator Ayoade Adeseun, former military Governor of Oyo state Gen Oladayo Popoola, Mr Samson Adegoke, Mrs Rachel Onaolapo Phillips and Mr Femi Onireti.
It was gathered that Air Vice Marshall JB Adigun (retd) will be honoured as Akogun of Ogbomoso, Ambassador Oyateru as Gbobaniyi of Ogbomoso and Engineer Open Salawu, Babalaje Of Ogbomoso.
Senator Ayoade Adeseun will be honoured as Mayegun of Ogbomos while Mrs Rachael Onaolapo Phillips is Majeobaje Iyalode of Ogbomoso.
According to the letter sent to the recipients from the palace, their selection was based on their role and contributions to the development of Ogbomosoland, Oyo state and the country at large.