The Ikanna, Community, in the Obafemi Owode Local Government Area of Ogun State, has been striving hard to meet minimum standard for its Baale to be upgraded to that of a Coronet Traditional Ruler.
According to the Aro of Ikanna, Chief Ayinla Salau Ogunsanya, the indigenes of the area have collectively and individually been providing social amenities for the collective good of indigenes and residents.
In an interview with Newsflagship reporters, the Aro of Ikanna disclosed that through self help, they had built a functioning primary school, Primary/Community Health Centre, a Police Post, which is waiting to be equipped with personnel and security architecture.
Chief Ogunsanya pointed out further that the Ikanna people were fully aware of the Alake’s directives on requirements and qualifications to have an Oba, adding that they had to a larger extent attained most of the requirements.
He said that the delegation had come to visit and pray for the Alake, the Regency Committee that he left in charge and the entire Egbaland to be in peace, progress and prosperity, during the absence of the Alake and after he would have returned.
Aro Ogunsanya also disclosed that there had been smooth collaboration among the Ikanna people and Egbas for a very long time.
He added that they had inherited the peaceful coexistence between them and continued in the footsteps of their forefathers.
He further disclosed that they were already constructing a hospital which Alake also assisted in laying the foundation.
Chief Ogunsanya said the Secondary school project and others were also ongoing and almost at the stage of completion.
According to the Aro Ikanna, the most desired request of the Ikanna people was to have a crowned Monarch.
He prayed that all the life easing infrastructures which was required of them would be successfully completed and begged the Alake not to forget them.