Baale of Ekotedo honours Oluwatoyin with 'Asiwaju Iyalode of Ekotedo' chieftaincy title

The president of Lion international club, women wing, oyo state chapter and president Hair dresser Association of Nigeria oyo state chapter, Chief Mrs .Oluwatoyin Oladapo has been conferred with the traditional title of Asiwaju Iyalode  of Ekotedo by the Baale of Ekotedo, Elder (Dr) Taiye Ayorinde .who also is the Chairman of all Traditional Baales in Ibadanland and Chairman Yoruba World Assembly 

The event which took place on Friday 21st of this month at Baale's place/ resident  Ayorinde  Street in Ekotedo  area of Ibadan attracted huge number of Ekotedo residents, chiefs and prominent personslities.

In attendance also were the members of Oladapo's family.and some dignitaries  from Oyo State Government 

Among them was Hon. Dr. Wasiu Olatubosun whose presence  was met with loud welcome  

He came in very simply but even then his presence made the occasion to be  lively

In her remarks,  the newly Asiwaju Iyalode of Ekotedo, chief Mrs Oluwatoyin Oladapo expressed her profound gratitude to Baale of Ekotedo, Elder (Dr) Taiye Ayorinde and people of Ekotedo in general for conferment of the chieftaincy title and promised to put in  more effort for the advancement of Ekotedo community most especially  in the areas of entrepreneurship  and care of the elderly 

Mr Oladapo who is the husband of chief Olawatoyin thanked the people of Ekotedo and Baale of Ekotedo elder Taiye Ayorinde for the chieftaincy title conferred on his wife. He promised to support her incase and kind

 In his speech, Baale of Ekotedo, Elder (Dr) Taiye Ayorinde said, " The conferment of the traditional chieftaincy title was reached after rigorous exploration into her background

 Her father of blessed  memory was the best known Mercedes  vehicle repairer in Western Region

His workshop was on Ayorinde Street just three doors away from Baale  Ayorinde's place

Chief Adegbuyi was one of those who joined  other Ekotedo Elders  to put Elder Dr Taiye Ayorinde forward to become the  Baale of Ekotedo 

.Other qualities in the new Asiwaju iyalode have to do with her performances as the President of  the women's wing of  the Lions  international  club  Oyo State chapter  

Also is her carriage her poise and interests in the uplifting and betterment  of the people like the Father used to in his life time encouraged her becoming the Asiwaju  Iyalode of  Ekotedo 

Inclusively she was found a worthy and thorough bred Yoruba daughter who is culturally inclined to wear the toga of the Yoruba  traditional title because  of  her oriented values to promote the culture and values of Ekotedo and Yoruba land at large".

 Asiwaju iyalode of Ekotedo ,Chief Mrs Oluwatoyin Oladapo  is happily married and the marriage is blessed with children. Among then are very brilliant twins

By: Raifu Olatunbosun

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