The popular International cultural and event centre,  the DOME in Akure was agog on Sunday as a prominent traditional ruler and Orunja of Odigbo in Odigbo local government area of Ondo state, Oba Rufus Akinrinmade was decorated as the YEAR 2020 OUTSTANDING TRADITIONAL RULER by Hero Magazine.

The award ceremony was witnessed by the creme de la creme in the state including the deputy governor, Mr Lucky Ayedatiwa, Chairman, Ondo state council of Obas and Olugbo of Ugbo Kingdom, Oba Fredrick Akinruntan, traditional rulers and top government functionaries.

The award recipient, Oba Akinrinmade and an invited guest

Presenting the award to the monarch, organisers of the event said Oba Akinrimade’s goodwill to mankind earned him the recognition as the year 2020 outstanding traditional ruler in ondo state.

Speaking with Positive fm after being decorated, Oba Akinrinmade expressed delight over the recognition, noting that the award would spur him to do more for humanity.

Oba Akinrimade also thanked ondo state governor, Mr Oluwarotimi Akeredolu for  his efforts at safeguarding the state from the threat of insecurity ravaging the nation.


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