two contestants – Chief Lawrence Olu Babajide and Chief Odefadehan. Both are from Aare ruling house in Okeigbo.
new Oluoke-elect, His Royal Majesty, Oba Lawrence Olu Babajide, IKUGBAYIGBE III, appreciated everyone, and thanked government officials, and
other notable members of the community for their cooperation.
his cooperation and promised him a strong role in
Local drummers and community members danced and jubilated to add colour to the event.
Earlier in his speech, outgoing caretaker chairman of the local government, Hon. Michael Akinsuroju appealed to all quarters to embrace peace.
“The issue of ruling houses or quarters should not be a problem for
the community if we love ourselves and our community,” he said.
The outgoing council boss explained that Okeigbo has loose many things in terms of infrastructure and physical projects because of Obaship tussle.
He promised to support the community and warned trouble makers to caution themselves
and let peace reign.