Emeritus Professor Egunjobi, Chief Executive Officer, Rock Hill Radio, Okeleye, Indigenes Celebrates Ilaji Oke Day
Wednesday October 19, 2022
Oke Ogun indigenes in diaspora have been charged to contribute their quota meaningfully to the development of their towns for the overall development of Oke Ogun region.
The admonition was part of comments made by guests who spoke at the 2nd edition of Ilaji oke day celebration.
They noted that development of various communities has to do with the contribution of indigenes in forming a synergy with government and also complimenting government efforts towards building a viral society.
The Elero of Ilero Oba Wasiu Oyedele Saka Olokolonigi who doubled as representative of Okere of Saki Oba Khalid Oyebisi Ilufemiloye and Kajola Traditional Council of Obas under the chairmanship of Onjo of Okeho Oba Mustapha Adeitan, Former Chairman, Iseyin Local Government, Hon Saheed Adejare Alaran who represented legal luminary Barrister Ahmed Raji (SAN) and the Chairman Kajola Local Government Hon Salimonu Borikansunwon among others.
They stressed the need for successful indigenes to use their influence to attract developmental projects to their develop their towns of origin.
Hon Saheed Alaran urged the people of Oke Ogun to unite and see themselves as one entity through internal cohesion for the overall development of the region.
He stressed further that, the internal cohesion among the people of the region is the panacea to overcome most of the challenges bedeviling the region.
He charged the people of Oke Ogun to unite and speak with one voice towards achieving their desired goals.
In his address at the event, immediate past Director of Finance and supplies, BCOS and the Chairman, Rock Hill Radio, Ibadan, Mr Seun Okeleye urged Ilaji Oke indigenes across the country to come and contribute to the development of their ancient town.
The event was held under the supervision of Bajigan of Ilaji Oke Oba, Jeremiah Oyeboade Oladosu, Gegun of Ayetoro Oke Oba Najeemdeen Osuolale Adelaja Tukur, Emeritus Prof Layi Eegunjobi and the representative of Olokaka of Okaka land among others.
The epoch event aimed at raising fund for the building of a modern palace and ultra modern hall and the completion of a community secondary school served as a moment of reunion for all indigenes of Ilaji oke and their friends who came from across the country.