Olugbo okay to lead Ondo Obas —APC, Igbaraoke Monarch, Reps Member Tunji-Ojo



The Ondo State chapter of the All Progressives Congress, APC, on described as noble and appropriate the appointment of the Olugbo of Ugbo, His Imperial Majesty, Oba Fredrick Eniolorunda Akinruntan, Okoro Ajija I, CON, as Chairman, Ondo State Council of Obas.

The party in a Statement signed by its Publicity Secretary, Alex Kalejaye also commended the Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu SAN for opting for experience and versatility over and above sentiments.

“The traditional institution has much to contribute to our quest for peace, security and development across the state. The importance of the royal fathers’ wealth of experiences cannot be over-emphasised.”

“Oba Akinruntan has the charistma, requisite experience, exposure and administrative capacity to lead the invaluable institution, to the benefits and welfare of Ondo State.”

Ondo APC noted that the sophisticated monarch has a well-defined and cherished personality that can not be ignored; both within and outside the State.

“We urge the new Chairman, Council of Obas to use the position to further emphasised the nonpartisan status of the revered institution.”

“We hope and expect all the traditional rulers in the State to work together, and support measures and programmes of the State Government that are geared towards sustainable peace and progress of the land.”

The Ondo APC urged the Olugbo to use his new office to enhance the of tradition and culture of our people, with a view to keeping same alive, besides exploring avenues to engender unity among the Obas in the State and in Yorubaland.


His Royal Majesty, the Olowa of Igbara_Oke, Oba Dr. Francis Adefarakanmi Agbede has felicitated with the new Chairman, Ondo State Council of Obas, His Imperial Majesty, Oba Dr. EnitiOlorunda, The Olugbo of Ugbo kingdom over his new appointment.

Your appointment has come at the right time when the Council of Obas in the state need credible person that could take the state to the next level among the comity of Traditional Rulers across the Country.

On behalf of myself, the President of 130 Crowned Obas in Ondo State (the Owa-Ale of Ikare Akoko, Oba Kolapo Adegbite-Adedoyin), we pray that Almighty God should Grant you the wisdom and the intellect to pilot the affairs of the new Office to a promised Land.

It is going to be on record that Ondo State Council of Obas will record an unprecedented development within and outside the state in the next few years under your able leadership.

Once again, on behalf of myself, the Paramount Ruler and the good people of Igbara_Oke Kingdom in Ifedore Local Government of Ondo State, we wish you a successful tenure and God’s guidance.

HRM, Oba Dr. Francis Adefarakanmi Agbede,
The Olowa and Paramount Ruler of Igbara_Oke Kingdom
Ondo State.

Hon. Olubunmi Tunji-ojo Congratulates Olugbo On His Appointment As Chairman, Council Of Obas

I Congratulate Kabiyesi, the Olugbo of Ugbo, Oba (Dr.) Fredrick Eniolorunda Obateru Akinruntan, Okoro Ajiga I, CON, on his appointment as the Chairman, Ondo State Council of Obas.

A Monarch of class and prominence. Your status has brought us pride as a State and we are proud of your traditional institution.

Nothing gladdens my heart more than seeing you, Kabiyesi take up this role especially as at this stage of development in our dear State.

We thank Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu (SAN) for this worthy appointment and I am convinced this would further add value to our heritage as a State.

I wish you a peaceful tenure.

Congratulations, my Father and Kabiyesi.

Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo
Member, House of Representatives, Akoko North East/West Federal Constituency and Chairman, House committee on NDDC

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