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Don’t Betray Your Families, Villages – Olubadan Warns Mogajis, Baales

by Joshua Ologunde

Don’t Betray Your Families, Villages – Olubadan Warns Mogajis, Baales

The Olubadan of Ibadan land, Oba Saliu Akanmu Adetunji, on Monday warned all Mogaji (family heads) and Baale (village heads) in the 11 local government areas in Ibadan, not to betray their respective families and villages.

Oba Adetunji gave this warning during the installation of four Mogajis (family heads) and seven Baales (village heads) in Ibadan land.

The event took place at Popoyemoja palace of Olubadan.

Those present at the installation are the Otun Olubadan of Ibadan, High Chief Lekan Balogun, Balogun of Ibadan land, High Chief Owolabi Olakulehin, Asipa Olubadan, High Chief Eddy Oyewole, Ekarun Olubadan, High Chief Amidu Ajibade, Ajia Balogun of Ibadan land Chief Adegboyega Adegoke and President-General, Central Council of Ibadan Indigenes (CCII) Chief Adeyemi Soladoye.

 

The newly installed Mogajis are; Dr. Fayemi Fatunde Fakayode who was installed as Mogaji of Onibudo Compound in Opoo Yeosa, Alhaji Lanlehin Morokola Lukman who was installed as Mogaji of Aare Ago family in Oke-Odo, Chief Taofeek Adeboje who was installed as Mogaji of Aare Oje family in Adeoyo and Chief Oyewole Timothy Olukunle who was installed as Mogaji of Laamo family Beere.

Those who were installed as Baales are; Chief Ramoni Ogunkunle who was installed as Baale of Alata village in Oluyole local government area, Chief Fatai Ayilara who was installed as Baale of Alapata village in Ido Local government area, Chief Mudashiru Obisesan who was installed as Baale of Araromi Aperin in Ona Ara local government area and Chief Kamorudeen Ojelade who was installed as Baale of Ojelade Idi Peregun village on Oluyole local government area.

Others are; Chief Tajudeen Odebunmi who was installed as Baale of Igbodudu in Oluyole local government area, Chief Saka Olayiwola Ibitoye Ogundepo who was installed as Baale of Idi Sango/ Idi Osan village in Oluyole local government area and Elder Alamu who was installed as Baale of Isagade village in Lagelu local government area.

Oba Adetunji in his remarks charged the new Mogajis and Baales not to betray their respective families and villages because they (families) are the ones that nominated them.

He said,

“You have now become Mogajis and Baales of your families and villages. You are to ensure that there is peace in your families and villages. You must be able to represent them well.

“Do not betray your families and villages. They are the ones that nominated you. Do not do what will tarnish the image of your families and villages.

I am praying that your tenure will witness tremendous development in your families and villages. You are to serve as their good ambassadors”.

Fakayode, while speaking after the installation described Ibadan chieftaincy system as the best in the world.

Fakayode, who is the founder of Ijo Imole Olodumare Agbaye in Alade, a town in Ibadan, called for immortalization of the founders and warriors who fought for the survival of Ibadan land.

He said,

“Ibadan chieftaincy system is the best in the world.

“We implore people to do things to immortalize the founders and the warriors who fought for the survival of the city of Ibadan.

I will contribute my best towards the positive development of the compound in all ramifications”.

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