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ENCOMIUMS AS OLORO OF ORO INSTALLS SURGEON REAR ADMIRAL AZEEZ BAYO AFOLAYAN AS THE FIRST ASIWAJU OF ORO KINGDOM

The Oloro of Oro Kingdom, His Royal Majesty Oba Abdulrafiu Olaniyi Ajiboye Oyelaran1 has finally installed Surgeon Rear Admiral Azeez Bayo Afolayan (rtd) as the first Asiwaju of Oro Kingdom amidst pomp and thrills as well as showering of encomiums.

The historic occasion that took place at Oloro’s Palace Oro attracted highly placed Nigerians in and outside the country including the Chief Imam of Ilorin,Vice Admiral Samuel Olajide Afolayan former Chief of Naval Staff,ACGC Kehinde Fadipe rtd, Traditional Rulers, Military and Para-Military Officers retired and serving, Captains of Industry.

Family members,Old Students Association of Government Secondary School Omu-Aran that included his 1972 Set such as;Aremo Ayo Fagbemi a one time Permanent Secretary in the service of Kwara State Government, Hon.Alhassan Bagudu,Barr.Aliyu Wara and Caleb Fabiyi.

Also in attendance are Engr. Rasaq Afolayan,ACGC Tinuoye rtd and ACGI Bode Opadiran rtd and his delectable wife Mrs Comfort Opadiran amongst other top brasses of the society.

According to the Oro monarch, Asiwaju is an embodiment of wisdom and knowledge who was raised from a good home and noble parental background.

He rose to the peak of his career in the Nigeria Navy and we are so much very proud of him.

“The task before you is enormous as the Asiwaju of Oro Kingdom,God will give you the enablement to be able to perform your duty effectively especially in the area of putting your experience into bear with a view to enhancing overall development of Oro Kingdom”stated Oloro of Oro Kingdom.

Moreso, a one time Chief of Naval Staff,Vice Admiral Samuel Olajide Afolayan rtd described the celebrant as a quitessential personality.

He stated that his emergence as the first Asiwaju of Oro Kingdom will bring about accelerated development of the ancient community.

“Let me implore you to use your wealth of experience to bring the Oro sons and daughters home and Diaspora to participate in the development of Oro Kingdom.With person of your caliber being installed as the Asiwaju of Oro Kingdom, our sons and daughters will respect and listen to you, surely they will participate in raising the bar of development of Oro Kingdom”, He averred.

Moreso, an Assistant Control General of Nigeria Prison Service now Correctional Service ACGCS Kehinde Fadipe (rtd) stated that the first Asiwaju of Oro Kingdom is a thorough bred son of Oro Kingdom who has distinguished himself in the service of Nation and Humanity.

“He a true leader and a team player.His listening proficiency and sense of judgement on all matters makes him a Primus Inter Pares among his colleagues in the Navy.Therefore, the conferment of Asiwaju of Oro Kingdom on him is well deserved and a welcome development”, ACGCS Kehinde Fadipe declared.

Also,the deputy governor of Kwara State (represented) stated that the position of Asiwaju bestowed upon Surgeon Rear Admiral Azeez Bayo Afolayan rtd is a call to service and admonished him never to disappoint the people.

Speaking, Asiwaju appreciated the Oloro of Oro Kingdom Oba Abdulrafiu Olaniyi Ajiboye Oyelaran1,the Oro Council of Chiefs and the people of the serene community for finding him worthy to be installed as the first Asiwaju of Oro Kingdom.He promised to use his ingenuity to attract development to the community.

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