The newly installed Eleposo of Eposo, Oba Mukaila Akanji Olabinjo has been called upon to see his appointment as a call to service by using his office to attract worthwhile self-help projects in order to complement government efforts towards the socio-economic development of Eposo community and the State at large.
Ogun State Governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun made the call at the installation and presentation of staff of office to the monarch at the Eposo palace grounds, Ode Remo, Remo North East Local Council Development Area.
Amosun, who was represented by the State Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Chief Jide Ojuko charged the monarch, who is from the Luwo Abejo ruling house, to continue championing efforts that could enhance peaceful co-existence with other royal fathers within his local government and the entire Remo land in order to justify the mandate reposed in him.
‘’I enjoin the people of Eposo to give the new kabiyesi all the support and cooperation needed to move Eposo forward. As a developing community, all hands must be on deck to pave way for speedy development in all sectors of its socio-economic life,’’ Amosun stated.
The Governor also promised to ensure that the people of Ogun State continue to enjoy dividends of democracy irrespective of their location, religion or political belief, adding that, the implementation of the five cardinal programmes as enshrined in the mission to rebuild the State would be vigorously pursued.
Earlier in his welcome address, the Chairman of Remo North East Local Council Development Area, Hon. Segun Samuel, appreciated sons and daughters of Remo land for the large turnout, noting that, it was an indication that the choice of the monarch was the wish of the people.
He also admonished Oba Olabinjo to display pragmatic leadership qualities by mobilising the resources of the entire people to make the community a role model in development.
In his acceptance speech, Oba Olabinjo appreciated the State government, the entire people of Eposo land and other well wishers who had worked tirelessly towards the success of his installation, promising to use his office for the growth and development of the community.