Makinde confirms Omo Oba Olaoye as Soun of Ogbomoso

By Samuel Ogunsona

The Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde has confirmed the selection of former Prince Afolabi Ghandi Olaoye as the new Soun of Ogbomosoland.

The Oyo State Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Matters, Hon. Olusegun Olayiwola said in a statement issued at the weekend and made available to Irohinoodua.

He said the selection followed the long-drawn processes specified under the law.

“His Excellency congratulates the new Soun-elect on his ascension to the throne of his forebears,” the statement said.

The Commissioner said the exalted position has placed the monarch-elect in the position to facilitate harmony, understanding and tolerance amongst his people.

The Commissioner also urged all sons and daughters of the ancient city of Ogbomoso to work with the monarch to consolidate the successes of his forefathers.

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