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Ogun Okays Appointment of New Akarigbo of Remoland

By Modupe Gbadeyanka

The appointment of Prince Babatunde Adewale Ajayi from the Torungbuwa Ruling House as the new Akarigbo and paramount ruler of Remoland has been approved by the Ogun State Executive Council.

A statement signed on Tuesday by Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Barrister Taiwo Adeoluwa, confirmed this development.

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The state government charged the new monarch to bring his wealth of experience as an accomplished professional to bear in his new role and also use the opportunity of his ascension to the exalted throne to further engender unity, cooperation and peace in his domain.

Mr Ajayi was appointed by the king makers to fill the vacant post on August 31, 2017 following the demise of Oba Michael Adeniyi Sonariwo on Saturday, July 23, 2016.

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The new Akarigbo, a chartered accountant and legal practitioner, is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN), Business Recovery and Insolvency Practitioners Association of Nigeria, Chartered Institute of Taxation and member, Nigeria Bar Association (NBA), among other professional societies.

The 54-year old monarch attended the University of Ibadan and the University of Calabar.

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Modupe Gbadeyanka is a fast-rising journalist with Business Post Nigeria. Her passion for journalism is amazing. She is willing to learn more with a view to becoming one of the best pen-pushers in Nigeria. Her role models are the duo of CNN's Richard Quest and Christiane Amanpour.

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