Foremost traditional ruler and Adimula of Ijesa land, Oba Dr. Gabriel Adekunle Aromolaran has commended the Governor of the State, Ogbeni Rauf Adesoji Aregbesola on the overall development of the state.
Oba Adekunle Aromolaran made this commendation while he played host to the Special Committee on Fire Safety Matters in his palace.
He said despite the paucity of fund in the Country and State of Osun in particular, the governor is able to put up numerous developmental projects such as the State of the art schools and construction of roads in all the nooks and crannies of the State.
Oba Aromolaran therefore urged government at all levels to involve the traditional rulers in the governance as it was done in the then regional government. He then warned people to take cognisance of fire disasters in their different homes.
Earlier, the Chairman Special Committee on Fire Safety Matters, Hon Oguntola Mudashiru Toogun explained the purpose of the visit to the palace which he said is to enlighten and sensitise the royal fathers on the preservation of our cultural heritage against fire disasters.
Hon Toogun therefore commended Oba Aromolaran for contributing immensely to knowledge as an author and as a publisher before ascending the throne of his fore fathers.
Highlights of the visit were inspection of the palace and lecture on prevention of fire.