Endless Joy As Prince Sola Olaniyan Becomes Onipokia Of Ipokia Land
The people of Ipokia Kingdom cannot hide their joy on the day 8th May 2019 as the five kingmakers in Ipokia select Prince Yisa Shola OLANIYAN of Adelakun lineage as the new ONIPOKIA OF IPOKIA LAND following the State Government ultimatum to finalize the selection process.
The Oba-Elect is the CEO Afro Heritage Entertainment, Houston Texas, United States of America who majors in Criminal Justice as a discipline.
In a peaceful kingmaking proceedings by the Secretary to Ipokia Local Government, Hon Emmanuel Apari, the five surviving Kingmakers in Ipokia Kingdom voted for Prince Shola Adeniyi Olaniyan out of the eight Princes nominated by the Iwaye Dodo Ruling House of Ipokia for the reverred stool of ONIPOKIA which became vacant in 2016.
The process was strictly supervised by the Ipokia Divisional DPO, Director State Security Services Ipokia and The Commandant of Ipokia Circuit of NSCDC as well as over 50 men from the security agencies.
When the result of the election was announced by the SLG to the Council in accordance with the Ogun State Chiefs Law, song of joy rented the entire Ipokia Kingdom as the Kingmakers decided the fate of the good people of Ipokia Kingdom.
The five Kingmakers in Ipokia who voted in support of the Oba-elect are;
i. Chief Agbeyemi Fatai, The Esemo of Ipokia Kingdom
ii. Chief Okiji Rahman, The Sarun of Ipokia Kingdom
iii. Chief Bolaji Ojo, The Osumba of Ipokia Kingdom.
iv. Chief Dada Ogabi, The Osuo of Ipokia Kingdom
v. Chief Adefalu, The Oga Ilu of Ipokia Kingdom.
The process was witnessed by other palace Chiefs, Ipokia elders, pressmen and youth designates. The process was transparent without any fear, favor or rancour after which closing prayers was said by Alhaji R. A Asade. Prince Yisa Adeniyi Olusola Olaniyan becomes the 49th Onipokia of Ipokia land.
By Dare Gbadebo