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Osifeso Bags Yoruba Chieftaincy Title



The chairman of Mapcotec Nigeria Limited and a Fellow of the Nigerian Institution of Surveyors (NIS), Surveyor Segun Osifeso, has been conferred with the chieftaincy title of Aare Atunluse of Aworiland by the Olota of Ota, Oba  Abdulkabir Obalanlege.

At the epoch-making ceremony, where his wife, Mrs Olufunke Osifeso also received the chieftaincy title of Yeye Aare of Aworiland, were the former President Olusegun Obasanjo, the Aare Onakakanfo of Yorubaland, the representatives of the Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi and the Awujale of Ijebuland, Oba (Dr.) Sikiru Adetona, the Aare Onakakanfo of Yorubaland, Aare Gani Adams, Chairman, Premier Lotto Nigeria Limited, Chief Kessington Adebutu, the former Chairman of the Federal Housing Authority, Senator Ayodeji Otegbola, and matriarch of the G.K Animashaun family, Chief (Mrs) Edith Animashaun The guests list also included Bishop of the Diocese of Awori, (Anglican Communion), Rt. Revd. (Dr.) Johnson Akin Atere, former Ogun State Commissioner for Information, Chief Fassy Yusuf, members of the Olota-in-Council, the Chairman and members of the Body of Fellows of the Nigerian Institution of Surveyors (Ogun State chapter), Awori sons and daughters from home and abroad, members of the diplomatic corps, senior government functionaries and members of the organised private sector.

The royal fathers present included the Onilogbo of Ilogbo, Aworiland, Oba Samuel Ojugbele, the Onitetiku of Owode-Ota, Oba Wasiu Ogungbayi, the Olofin of Isheri, Oba Nurudeen Adekambi, the Onimeran of Meiran kingdom, Lagos State, Oba (Dr.) Samuel Oroja, the Onikoko of Koko-Ebiye, Aworiland, Oba Joel Fasina, the Alagbara of Agbara, Oba (Barr.) Lukman Agunbiade, and other prominent Yoruba traditional rulers, who were all entertained by a popular Juju musician and rib-cracking jokes of ace-broadcasters, Yemi Shodimu and MC Olororo.

In his remarks, chairman of the occasion, Dr. Oba Otudeko, thanked  Oba (Prof.) Abdulkabir Obalanlege, all Awori Obas in Ogun State and the  people of Aworiland for considering Aare (Surveyor) Osifeso and his wife, Chief (Mrs) Funke Osifeso, worthy of the honour, assuring that being a friend of the Osifesos for over 50 years, the honourees won’t let them down.




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