Gbadamosi becomes Ologijo of Ogijo
All roads today led to the ancient city of Ogijo as government officials, traditional rulers, sons and daughters of the town home and abroad came in their thousands to witness the presentation of staff of office and instrument of appointment to Oba Kazeem Olaonipekun Gbadamosi as the new Ologijo of Ogijo in Sagamu Local Government Area of Ogun State.
The State Governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, while presenting the staff of office to the monarch at St. John’s Primary School commended the people of the town for toeing the path of peace during the period of interregnum, noting that it was an indication that Ogijo residents are peace loving people.
Amosun who was represented by the Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Chief Jide Ojuko called on the new monarch to bring together all aggrieved contenders so as to work in harmony to ensure a more peaceful reign that would herald more developments and harness the opportunities abound in the town.
” I therefore appeal to all contenders to cooperate with Oba Kazeem Olamilekan Gbadamosi. I equally advised the new monarch to reconcile all aggrieved parties in order to move Ogijo to greater heights as well as attracting more investors to the town, thereby making it a destination of investments” Amosun advised
He also urged the new monarch to collaborate with security agencies in order to ward off criminal minded migrants who influx the community through Ikorodu axis, noting that it was only in an atmosphere of peace and tranquility that development could take place.
Earlier in his welcome address, the Chairman of Sagamu Local Government, Mr. Femi Kafaru enjoined the monarch to mobilise sons and daughters of the community particularly those in diaspora to come back to their motherland and contribute to its growth and development.
In his acceptance speech, Oba Kazeem Olamilekan Gbadamosi expressed his appreciation to everyone who contributed to the success of his installation, calling on the people of the Community, especially the youth to eschew acrimony and shun violence.
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