The Oyo State Government has formally announced the presentation of staff of office and coronation of the new Aseyin of Iseyin, Ọba Sefiu Olawale Oyebola, Adeyeri III, Ajirotutu I and the Soun of Ogbomoso, Ọba Afolabi Ghandi Laoye, Orumogege III.
In a statement signed by the Commissioner for Information and Civic Orientation, Prince Dotun Oyelade, the Aseyin coronation will be on December 14, 2023, while that of Soun will be on December 19, 2023.
The state government has set up a coronation committee headed by the Chief of Staff to the Governor, Otunba Segun Ogunwuyi, including the commissioner for local government and chieftaincy matters, Mr Segun Olayiwola, the commissioner for culture and tourism, Dr. Wasiu Olatunbosun, the commissioner for information and civic orientation, Prince Dotun Oyelade and the Executive Assistant to the Governor on Security, Retired Commissioner of Police Sunday Odukoya as members of the committee.
The committee has been holding meetings with coronation committees from the two palaces over the past few weeks and has undertaken inspections of the venues for the events.
“All is now set for the big events”, the Government representatives said.
“The state government hereby seizes this opportunity to enjoin members of the public to show full support for the success of the events”.