L-R: Kwara State Commissioner for Local Government Chieftaincy Affairs and Community Development Arc Aliyu Muhammed Saifuddeen; Special Adviser on Political matters Mallam Abdulateef Gidado Alakawa; and the new Olupo of Ajase-Ipo Oba (Barrister) Ismail Yahaya Mohammed Atoloye Alebiosu; during the presentation of letter of appointment to the Olupo, in Ilorin, -by-ALI MUHAMMAD RABIU

From Ali Muhammad Rabiu (Kwara)

Kwara State Government has presented letter of appointment to the new Olupo of Ajase-Ipo, Oba Ismail Yahaya Alebiosu.

Speaking at a brief ceremony held at the State Secretariat Phase One in Ilorin, the State Commissioner for Local Government, Community Development, and Chieftaincy Affairs, Aliyu Saifuddeen said the selection of His Royal Highness Oba Ismail Yahaya Alebiosu as the Olupo of Ajase-Ipo is an honour well deserved.

According to him, the state government has always accorded due recognition, respect and support to the traditional rulers since the inception of the administration.

Saifuddeen explained that traditional institution is a veritable tools for grassroots mobilisation, cohesion, and socio-economic development.

The commissioner urged the new Olupo of Ajase-Ipo to use the position to promote peace, tranquility and progress among his subjects.

In his acceptance speech, the Olupo of Ajase-Ipo, Oba Ismail Yahaya Alebiosu assured the people of the community of his determination to be fair and carry everybody along in the discharge of his responsibilities.