The Governor of the State of Osun, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola has presented the staff of office to five monarchs in Atakumosa East Local Government Area of the State.
The event was held at the Secretariat of the Local Government.
The Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Mr. Muftau Oluwadare, who represented the Governor at the event, also presented to them their instruments of
The monarchs were the Salio of Ilofa-Ijesa, Oba Elisha Aluko; the Alayinrin of Ayinrin-Ijesa, Oba Joseph Adedeji; the Alapaede of Alapaede-Ijesa, Oba Bello Aladejebi; the Agbagiri of Igbagiri-Ijesa, Oba Otunla and the Olowu of Araromi-Owu-Ijesa, Oba Amos Adeyemo Olowu.
Mr. Oluwadare urged the newly appointed monarchs to mobilise their subjects to support the government by paying their taxes and levies to ensure the development of the state.
The Executive Secretary of Atakunmonsa East Local Government, Prince Adesegun Olanibi tasked the monarchs to ensure peace and security in their domains. He appreciated the efforts of Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola in the development of the Council Area and the State in general.
While responding on behalf of the monarchs, the Olowu of Araromi-Owu-Ijesa, Oba Amos Adeyemo Olowu thanked the Governor for the honour done them. He pledged the support and co-operation of the people of the five towns for the present government in the State.