The Official Installation and presentation of staff of office and Instrument of Appointment to the Olota of Ota, Oba Adeyemi Abdulkabir Obalanlege holds on Thursday May 10, 2018 at the Ansar-ud-deen Comprehensive College, Iganmode Road, Ota, at 11 in the morning.
A release signed by the State Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Chief Jide Ojuko, indicated that Governor Ibikunle Amosun, had earlier approved the appointment of Oba Obalanlege in accordance with Section 2 of the Chiefs Law of Ogun State, 2006 and following the demise of Oba Moshood Alani Osanyintola Oyede of Ikowogbe Ruling House, who joined his ancestors in May 2016.
Oba Obalanlege was born on August 28, 1966 to the Ijemo-Isolosi ruling house. Until his election as the new Oba, was a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Mass Communication, Crescent University, Abeokuta.
He holds a Ph.D in Communication Studies from the University of Antewerp, Belgium, Master of Arts in Mass Communication from the University of Leicester, England; Bachelor of Arts (Hons.) in Journalism from Independent Colleges; Higher National Diploma from Ogun State Polytechnic, Abeokuta and also attended Ansar-ud-deen College, Isolo, Lagos State and Iganmode Grammar School, Ota, Ogun State.
The Olota is a member of Rotary Club, Fellow of Higher Education Academy (HEA), United Kingdom, Member, Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) London; Member, Public Relations Institute of Ireland (PRII) Dublin, Member, International Association for Media and Communication Research (IAMCR).