Kwara State Government has presented appointment letters to three newly appointed traditional rulers in the state.
Presenting the letters to the monarchs on behalf of Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq, the Commissioner for Local Government, Chieftaincy Affairs and Community Development, Arch. Aliyu Mohammed Saifudeen said the presentation followed the approval by the State Government, having been ratified by the Council of Chiefs in the state.
The monarchs are Oba Haruna Olawale Suleiman (1st Class) as Olupako of Share in Ifelodun Local Government Area, Oba Pharmacist Ajibola Ademola Julius (2nd Class) as Olusin of Ijara-Isin in Isin Local Government Area, and Alhaji Mohammed Akande Olarewaju Odunade (4th Class) as Onilupeju of Ilupeju in Ifelodun Local Government Area.
Governor AbdulRazaq noted that the event has again demonstrated the respect to his administration for the traditional institutions and urged the traditional rulers to continue to carry their people along in the discharge of their responsibilities to their communities and to support the state government’s policy thrusts in their domains.
Responding on behalf of the new three traditional rulers, the Olupako of Share, Oba Haruna Olawale Suleiman, lauded Governor AbdulRazaq for the respect his administration has been according to the traditional institution, saying “the appointments were given to them on trust and they will continue to do their best to promote peaceful coexistence in their respective domains.
On his part, the new Onijara of Ijara-Isin, who is also a renowned and successful businessman, Oba Ajibola Ademola Julius, noted that his emergence was through the fair contest and this was the reason there is no single litigation after the announcement saying it is a new era
Also present at the event are subjects of the three communities of Share, Ijara-Isin, and Ilupeju, and other top government functionaries.