By Dupson Collins, 18th October,2022

The newly installed duke of Araromi Aladodo, Olu Adekunle Emmanuel Opeyemi has lauded the Deji of Akure Kingdom Oba Aladetoyinbo Ogunlade Aladelusi CFR (Odundun 11) for deeming fit to install him as the first ( duke) Olu Araromi Aladodo in Akure South Local Government Area of Ondo State.

He made the disclosure while fielding questions from journalists in his palace at Araromi Aladodo on Tuesday while hosting all the Olus in Akure South Local Government Area of Ondo State.

His words: ”For more than two centuries Araromi Aladodo had been in existence, there was no Olu to oversee the activities of the ancient community but what they used to have was Chairman whose tenure in office expire every four years”, Stated the Olu of Araromi Aladodo.

He was full of appreciation to the Akure Monarch for his ingenuity at installing him without considering his youthful age as the Olu Araromi Aladodo.

“The Deji is the paramount ruler of Akure Kingdom. He has boundaries with Owa of Idanre, Ogoga of Ikere Ekiti,Owa Obokun of Ijesha land as well as Osemowe of Ondo City”, Olu Adekunle Emmanuel Opeyemi declared.

As the paramount ruler of the kingdom, he superintends over all the communities in the kingdom and the Deji of Akure Kingdom has the sole right to install any Oba, Olu, Chief and other traditional title holders in the kingdom, He stated.

” The people of Araromi Aladodo migrated from Akure to settle down in the community and not Isinkan as being peddled around. So only Deji can install Olu in the community and which the Deji of Akure Kingdom has done by installing me as the Olu of Araromi Aladodo few weeks ago”, the Olu affirmed.

He used the occasion to enjoin the Ondo State Government led by Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu SAN to assist in the construction of road linking the community from Adebowale junction in Ondo road to Ita Oniyan, Araromi Aladodo en-route Aponmu pointing out that over ten communities are settled along the road.

Olu Adekunle Emmanuel Opeyemi admonished the government to help build school, health center and other social amenities in the community.

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