By Kolawole Olayinka, Abeokuta
Over 62 member’s of Yewa traditional council of Oba has approved urgent installation of Alhaja Birikisu Adebayo as Iyaloja of Oja Odan, Ketu LCDA in Yewa North Local Government, Ogun State.
The President Yewa council of Oba Pastor Kehinde Gbadewole Olugbenle, Asade Agunloye IV and was double as Paramount Ruler of Yewa land who gave the approval on behalf of other monarch at the secretariat of Yewa traditional council Obas in Ilaro.
Oba Olugbenle explained after series of deliberation and consultation from all the people’s in the market, town and near by communities under Oja Odan and environs.
The Monarch said after being serve as Asoju Iyaloja of Oja Odan for some years since the demised of the late Iyaloja madam Birikisu Adebayo deserve to be elevated. Also her leadership roles is been accepted by every market men and women and nothing we disturbed us not grant people’s request for peace to reign.
Also according to chief Adewale Adesina Saranda, Babalaje of Yewaland and Alhaja Yemisi Abass, Iyaloja of Yewaland thanked the Yewa Obas for dancing to peoples request towards the development and progress of Oja Odan market.
He said in the history of Yewa North Local Government Internal Generated Revenue (IGR) Oja Odan and Ijoun market remains one of the largest market where peoples and government generated huge IGR from and they are all in Ketu LCDA, Tata to be precisely.
While advised the new Iyaloja of Oja Odan to continued foster, unity and love with one another. And shune gossiping, if she want to succeed.
Mrs Alice Modupe Adekunle, Mr Saka Salau Secretary Marketers Asociation of Oja Odan appreciate yewa Obas, Babalaje of Yewaland and Iyaloja of Yewa land for their untireless support over Oja Odan market.
While praying that the reign of the new iyaloja we bring peace and development and progress to Oja Odan and environment.