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MY REIGN WILL BRING ACCELERATED DEVELOPMENT TO OKE -ODU- OBA ADEBAYO KETIKU

By Dupson Collins, 2nd November, 2022

The Olodu of Oke-Odu in Akure South Local Government Area of Ondo State, His Royal Highness Oba Adebayo Ketiku has averred that his reigns will bring about rapid development to the serene Community.

He made the disclosure while fielding questions from journalists in his palace penultimate week.

His words: “The task of developing the community is an enormous one; I will bring everyone on board including the chairmen of various zones in the community to assist and contribute their quotas in order to raise the bar of developing in Oke-Odu”, he stated.

The monarch said efforts are being made to have a Police Station in Oke -Odu. “The authority concerned has been contacted and as soon as we are ready, especially with provision of office accommodation ,the Police Authority will help us to post their officers and men to man the police station.

The traditional ruler disclosed that with the precarious security situation of the country,a community like Oke-Odu should not be left alone without security.

“Oke Odu is a central community linking Ipinsa,Ijare,Ulere,Orita Obele, FUTA among others together.My plan of ensuring adequate security in the community is sancroscant”, Oba Adebayo Ketiku pointed out.

He enjoined the Ondo State Government led by Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu SAN to approve the establishment in of public primary and secondary schools in the community.

According to him, the dearth of potable water supply is still a major challenge in the community and I urge the government to redress the situation”.

Oba Adebay stated that a befitting modern palace would be built in the community soonest, calling on the sons and daughters of Oke Odu home and diaspora to come home and participate in the development of their community.

Speaking on the security challenge bedeviling the country, the Monarch stated that its’ called for sober reflection.

He however lauded the Ondo State Governor Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu SAN for his giant stride and by taken the bull by the horns when he established Amotekun Security with a view to protecting and securing the life and property of the good people of Ondo State.

“As a traditional ruler, it is one of my duties in ensuring that my people go to bed with their eyes closed.This I will make sure by collaborating with security agencies and other relevant bodies in other to ensuring peace, security and stability of the people of my community.

Oba Adebayo stated that he will not tolerate anything called land grabbers in the community.”I hate cheating and I will not harbour cheating in Oke Odu whatsoever” Oba Adebayo Ketiku stated.

He commended the Deji of Akure Kingdom Oba Aladetoyinbo Ogunlade Aladelusi CFR (Odundun 11) for his sense of judgement, uprightness, sincerity of purpose and truthfulness.

” The Deji of Akure Kingdom has endeared himself into the heart of the people.He is a very exquisite and social first class Oba and the Ondo State Chairman of Obas.I wish Deji of Akure Kingdom more years in good health on the throne of his forefatherd, the Olodu of Oke-Odu declared

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