The new paramount ruler of Iru/Ilashe kingdom in Eti-Osa area of Lagos state, has been unveiled by the Omowumi Abisogun family following the demise of his predecessor Oba Fatai Akinyemi who joined the saint over a year ago
This was made known at a news conference held in Lagos, where the Head of Omowumi Abisogun family, Alhaji Surajudeen Durosinmi, announced that the family had unanimously nominated Prince Rotimi Oluseyi Adegboye who hailed from Idowu Omowumi Abisogun branch as the new Onilashe of Iru-Ilashe kingdom.
He said the family after a diligent search agreed on the choice of Adegboye as the new Oba of Ilashe kingdom.
According to him, Adegboye, is a team leader who is conscious of his responsibility of carry all Omowumi Abisogun Ekinnu family both home and in abroad along while discharging his duties of promoting the culture of the people of Ilashe in a mega city of Lagos state.
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He further said that he will work closely with Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu to ensure that Ilashe Kingdom witness development that will attract government and private investments during his reign.
“It has been a few years since Iru/Ilashe did not have an Oba, and our family felt that it is the time to fill the vacant stool. Based on this, and after due consultation, the family of Omowumi Abisogun Ekinnu has unanimously agreed on the choice of Prince Adegboye.
“Prince Adegboye is acceptable to all family members both home and abroad. He is a bridge builder with vast experience in promotion of culture. He equally understands the task of working with the state government in attracting development to Iru/Ilashe Kingdom.
“Being the Head of Omowumi Abisogun family worldwide, I am asking esteemed members of our family to cooperate with the new Oba so that Iru/Ilashe will witness enduring development.
“This is time for every member of Omowumi Abisogun to join hands in making Iru/Ilashe Kingdom great. There is a lot to be done that is why I’m using my office to preach peace among families for the good of the entire Omowumi Abisogun Ekinnu family,” Durosinmi said.