After 28 Years, Ijebu Igbo Gets New Oba


*L-R: Talabi, Oba Adebajo *

After 28 years of interregnum, a new Orimolusi of Ijebu-Igbo, His Royal Highness, Oba Lawrence Jaiyeoba ADEBAJO , will be crowned on Wednesday, 23rd February, 2022 at Ijebu-Igbo.


Secretary to Ogun State Government, Mr. Tokunbo Talabi, who disclosed this in a statement on Monday, added that “An event of this magnitude would draw sons, daughters, and indeed guests and well-wishers to the ancient town of Ijebu-Igbo. Therefore, as a mark of honour for the new monarch and to ensure a memorable event, the Governor of Ogun State, His Excellency, Prince Dapo Abiodun, MFR, has directed that all schools in Ijebu-Igbo and its environ should not open on Wednesday, 23rd February, 2022.

“This is to give room for the parents, teachers and indeed learners to partake in the epochal event. As the new monarch is inaugurated, the State Government enjoins the people of Ijebu-Igbo and their guests to cooperate with the security operatives and traffic controllers to ensure that the historic ceremony is conducted in an orderly manner.”


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