The Chairman of the Egba General Title Chiefs and Chairman, Alake’s 14th Coronation Committee, Chief Akanni Akinwale, has been speaking on the programme of events to mark the Anniversary.
In statement at the Ake Palace, Chief Akanni Akinwale disclosed that on Monday 18th of November, the Alake would confer various Chieftaincy Titles on deserving Egba sons and daughters at home and abroad.
He further disclosed that two sons of the late Elebute of Egbaland, High Chief Nelson Oyesiku, would honoured by the Alake.
They are the President of the World Federation of Neurological Surgeons, Professor Nelson Oyesiku II and his brother and immediate past Vice Chancellor, Tai Solarin University of Education, Professor Oyesiku alongside their spouses.
According to the Committee Chairman, two other couples, Engineer (Chief) Babatunde Tokunbo and (Chief)/Mrs Jokotade Odebunmi as well as Professor Ajao and Professor (Mrs) Aminat Adenekan.
Other honorees are Chief Abayomi Rotimi, Chief Olamide Shinekan, Chief Zents Kunle Sowunmi, Chief Musbau Babarinsa and Chief (Mrs) Modupe LayiLabode.
Chief Akinwale also announced the the Grand Finale of Coronation coming up on Tuesday 19 November, 2019, would be ushered in with the booming of guns on the Olumo Rock early in the morning and would be followed by the Muslim Thanksgiving Prayer and 10am, adding that the Christian edition would come up at 12noon. Baagbimo Akinwale also disclosed that His Majesty, Oba Adedotun Gbadebo would commission a water project at Ijemo to round off the 14th Coronation Anniversary of the Alake on Wednesday.