Breaking: Deji of Akure gives Osolo of Isolo, Aralepo of Isikan fresh Roles

By: Adesoji Adetona

The Deji and the Paramount Ruler of Akure Kingdom, Oba Aladetoyinbo Ogunlade Aladelusi, Odundun II today approved the inclusion of High Chief Edward Adejoyegbe Adewole, the Osolo of Isolo and High Chief Joseph Olu Ojo, the Aralepo of Isikan as members of the Deji in-council.

Both Osolo and Aralepo had been in court for many years to affirm their independent of Akure but lost the litigation.

In a press statement however by his Chief Press Secretary, Michael Adeyeye, the Deji noted that the approval is sequel to to the end of legal tussle on the status of the duo and the need to further demonstrate the need for unity.

Oba Aladetoyinbo said, it is important to emphasize that High Chief Edward Adejoyegbe Adewole and High Chief Joseph Olu Ojo remains the Quarter head of Isolo and Isikan respectively.

Read the full text of the press statement below;

PRESS STATEMENT

DEJI APPROVES INCLUSION OF OSOLO AND ARALEPO AS MEMBER OF DEJI IN-COUNCIL

The Deji and the Paramount Ruler of Akure Kingdom, Oba Aladetoyinbo Ogunlade Aladelusi, Odundun II has approved the the inclusion of High Chief Edward Adejoyegbe Adewole, the Osolo of Isolo and High Chief Joseph Olu Ojo, the Aralepo of Isikan as members of the Deji in-council.

2. The approval is sequel to to the end of legal tussle on the status of the duo and the need to further demonstrate the need for unity.

3. The Deji in-council which comprises of about twenty one Senior High Chiefs, High Chiefs, Chiefs and Female Chiefs is the decision making organ and an advisory council for the Akure traditional council.

4. It is important to emphasize that High Chief Edward Adejoyegbe Adewole and High Chief Joseph Olu Ojo remains the Quarter head of Isolo and Isikan respectively.

5. Oba Aladetoyinbo remains committed to the peace, development and progress of Akure Kingdom.

Signed
Adeyeye Michael
Chief Press Secretary to the Deji of Akure Kingdom.
June 8, 2020.

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