The newly appointed Olupo of Ajase-Ipo in Irepodun Local Government of Kwara State, Oba Barrister Ismail Yahaha Atoloye Alebiosu has been presented with a first staff of office.
The Presentation which was done by Kwara State Governor, Alhaji AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq was held at the open field of the Ajase Ipo Comprehensive High Schoo, Ajase Ipo.
Governor AbdulRazaq who congratulated the new traditional ruler on ascension of his father’s throne charged him to carry all and sundry along during his reign.
Commissioner for Local Government, Chieftaincy Affairs and Community Development, Architect Aliyu Muhammad Salifudden, who noted that the appointment of Barrister Alebiosu was line with the provisions of the appointment of monarchs in the state, urged him to promote peace and development among the people.
Chairman of the Transition Implementation Committee for Irepodun local government area Comrade Jide Oyinloye said the timely appointment and presentation of staff of office to the new Olupo showed the high premium the administration of Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq placed on the traditional institution.
In his acceptance speech after receiving the staff of office, the new Olupo promised to promote peaceful co-existence within his domain and beyond as well as work hard to turn Ajase-Ipo into a model town with rapid development.