The monarchs are Olu of ‘Afinbiokin-Ijesa’, Oba Oladele Titus Bejide, ‘Alahun’ of Ilahun-Ijesa, Oba Lawrence Ajayi and ‘Oni Koka’ of Koka-Ijesa, Oba Ademola Fadare.
Presenting the staff of office and instrument of appointment to Olu of Afinbiokin, Oba Oladele Titus Bejide, Governor Rauf Aregbesola, who was represented by Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Kolapo Alimi, said the current administration was committed to the provision of social amenities to make life more meaningful and abundant for the people.
Aregbesola attributed the success of his administration to the strong belief in God and co-operation of the people. He commended the people of the town for supporting government at the last governorship election.
The Governor charged the new monarch as a custodian of culture and tradition to display exemplary leadership through honesty and transparency.
He also called on the people of the town to co-operate with the king to ensure growth and peace of the community.
Executive Secretary of the Oriade Local Government, Chief Taiwo Fatiregun, appreciated the gesture of Aregbesola for the developmental projects executed in the council area, assuring that the people of the local government are solidly behind the present administration in the state. The Olu of Afinbiokin, Oba Oladele Titus Bajide, expressed his gratitude to the government for the honour done him.
He said he was ready to work for the development of the Town.