A front line community leader in Modakeke, State of Osun , Alhaji Fatai Adesina Kolawole on Thursday congratulated the New choronated Ogunsua of Modakeke, Oba Moses Oyediran Ajobamdi the III,saying his reign shall bring unprecedented development and peace to the ancient city.
Alhaji Kolawole in a statement made available to newsmen on Friday felicitated with the new Oba of Madakeke as he adcsended the thrown of his fathers.
Speaking about the emergence of Oba Moses Oyediran, Alhaji Kolawole said the newly emerged king was pronounced after all required traditional rites was concluded on Thursday 27th of December, 2018 at Itamerin area of Modakeke.
“I thank God for the life of the custodians of our age long traditions for living above board throughout the process of determination of the new Ogunsua of Modakeke, you will see that there was no disquiet anywhere from the day one of the process which lasted months to yesterday when the new King emerged” he said.
Alhaji Kolawole further said that the blissful mood and tranquil in all nooks and crannies of the ancient town accompanied by the announcement of the new Ogunsua of Modakeke was indeed an evidence that all the sons and daughters of Modakeke were on the same page with the king makers on their decision.
He also lauded the king makers for the process used which produced the new Ogunsua of Modakeke with maturity and total respect for the existing traditions in the determinace noting that the process was devoid of crises and rancor free.
The Osun community leader thanked Ooni of Ife, Oba Enitan Adeyeye Ogunwusi, who was the consenting authority to the process for aligning with the wishes of the people of Modakeke, he concluded that Ooni Adeyeye has really demonstrated what he preaches globally which is love and peaceful coexistence on earth.
Kolawole equally appreciated the purposeful leadership of the Modakeke Progress Union, the highest decision making organ of the town on community development and allied matters led by Rotarian Odegbemi for their steadfastness throughout the period of the the demise of the former king and the emergence of the newly pronounced one.
He assured the people of Modakeke that the reign of the new Ogunsua of Modakeke shall bring unprecedented development and peace, just as he added that the coincidence of the debut of the Late Oba Adedoyin periodic market the same day that Oba Moses Oyerinde got coronated traditionally is a good omen and a sign of economic growth for all sons and daughters of the community.
Kolawole said “Since marketing is a global event it will bring positive success to Ife-land in particular and state of Osun in general”.
Alhaji Fatai Adesina Kolawole however called on the ancient town to Xray the age long hierarchical process of succession with a view to achieving an all inclusive reform, he concluded.