Governor Ambode Installs Three Obas In Badagry
Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode on Sunday installed three Obas at Ajala in Badagry area of Lagos.
He called on the Obas to lead as role models in their various communities and as custodian of cultural heritage, and also urged them to secure the state government infrastructure in their domains.
Ambode spoke during the installation and presentation of staff of office and instrument of appointment to the three traditional rulers who were elevated from Baale to the status of Obaship by the state government in their domains in Badagry Local Government Area of the State.
The governor was represented by the Commissioner for Local Government and Community Affairs, Muslim Folami.
“Today’s occasion is very historic, this is the first time I will install three obas in the same Local Government in the State. We are gathered here to honour the request and yearning of the people of the three communities in Badagry LGA by installing the Aholu Agano Toniyon 1, as the Aholu of Ajara Agamathen; Aholu Samuel Amosu Owolabani as Aholu of Ajara Topa and Aholu Koshoedo Ebenezer Ahisu as Aholu of Ajara Vetho which made the installation at this administration to 21 obas and 128 baales and chiefs so that the government policies and programmes would be disseminated at the level,” he said.