The Chief Executive Officer of the IBD Impex and Hotels, Alhaji Ibrahim Dende Egungbohun has commended the Governor of Ogun State, Senator Ibikunle Amosun for his kind gesture and honour done to the people of Ebute Igbooro by promoting the first monarch of the town, Oba Amusa Adetunji Dosunmu (Isolo 1) from part II Baale to part II Oba.
Alhaji Egungbohun gave the commendation during the coronation and presentation of staff of office to new Elebute of Ebute – Igbooro Kingdom, Oba Dosunmu by the Governor of the state at the Ebute Igbooro town hall in Yewa North Local Government of the state.
Foundly called IBD, Alhaji Egungbohun who congratulated the new mornach, urged citizens of Ebute Igbooro to work and cooperate with him for the continue growth and development of the town.
Speaking at the event, the state Governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun assured the traditional rulers of his commitment to the promotion and support of the traditional institution in the state.
Governor Amosun who was represented by the State Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Chief Jide Ojuko congratulated the new monarch while wishing him good health, long life and many years of peaceful and prosperous reign.
According to him, ” I want to celebrate our new and first Elebute of Ebute – Igbooro. By this appointment you have become a member of Yewa Traditional council and a legal notice will be published in the Ogun State Government Gazette in due course.
“Again, I congratulate you and the people of Ebute Igbooro and I wish our new Kabiyesi good health, long life and many years of peaceful and prosperous reign.”
In his address, the Chairman, Coronation Planning Committee, Chief Tunji Ijiola while thanking the state Governor for the good gesture and honour done to the town said, “it is worthy of note that since the inception of Governor Ibikunle Amosun in office about seven years ago, a lot of social and economic transformation has taken place in Ogun State.
“Our Governor has laid unforgettable record in the history of Ebute Igbooro by upgrading our part II Baale to the status of part II Oba in Ogun State. For this we appreciate you”.
On his own, the Chairman of Ketu Local Council Development Area, Honorable Moses Adegbite thanked the Governor for the timely consideration and approval of the upgrading of the Baale stool of Ebute – Igbooro to part II Oba status.
The LCDA Chairman who described people of the town as industrious and enterprising, pointed out that indigenes of Ebute – Igbooro have been in the fore front of most of development projects in the town and its environs.
While commending them for their past efforts which have made their town an envy for others, the Chairman informed them that the time has come for them to do more.
Advising the monarch, the Chairman said, ” Oba Amusa Adetunji Dosunmu, Elebute of Ebute Igbooro land, you have been giving a new mandate by your people. The task ahead of you is enormous. Your Royal Highness is therefore expected to offer honest and dedicated leadership to justify the high confidence reposted in you by your people. To Ebute – Igbooro indigenes, this is the time to support your Oba to move this community to a greater height. Kabiyesi, we pray most fervently that your reign shall be peaceful, glorious and of immense benefits to the Ebute – Igbooro town and Ketu Local Council Development Area as a whole.