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Ogunmakin Family Reacts To Allegations of Installation of Disqualified Candidate As Next King, Warns Imposter To Desist From The Act

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Ogunmakin Family Reacts To Allegations of Installation of Disqualified Candidate As Next King, Warns Imposter To Desist From The Act

……..Urges the general public to disregard any reports from the enemies of Ogunmakin community, Showcases the antecedents of Busari Ayinde Adenshile, his process of selection as the next Olu of Ogunmakin community.

 

 

Re: Family Raises Alarm Over Plot To Install ‘Disqualified’ Candidate As Next Olu of Ogunmakin

The attention of the Ogunmakin Royal family has been drawn to a publication made on the 20th of May 2024 by one Encounter Online Newspaper, with the heading; ‘Family Raises Alarm Over Plot to Install ‘Disqualified’ Candidate As Next Olu Ogunmakin’.

 

For the purpose of records, Chief Busari Adenshile by lineage belongs to the family of Pa Bisiriyu Ogunmakin the founder of the popular Ogunmakin in Ogun state.

 

The genealogy of Chief Busari showed that Pa Bisiriyu Ogunmakin, the founder of Ogunmakin was the father of Mrs Omonayajo, who got married to Imam Sunmonu Akande and gave birth to Busari Atanda the father of Chief Busari Ayinde Adenshile. The patriarch of Ogunmakin family married three wives, which are Salamotu from Olounde village, Osunfunke from Oniturupu village, and, Iyunade also from Oniturupu, all the efforts of Pa Ogunmakin to have a make child proof abortive therefore his marriage produced female children, though his grandchildren were male and female.

 

 

 

 

The Royal father of Ogunmakin, Oba James Sodiya joined his ancestors in the year 2023 hence the process of selection begin 20th of October 2023 where Chief Busari Ayinde was selected by all the king makers and the royal families, later the letter of nomination was presented to the Ikereku Council of Chiefs which was duly signed by the numero uno in Ogunmakin community and later to Osile of Oke–Ona Oba Adedapo Tejuosho for further approval, the nomination got a nod after thorough screening and investigations.

 

For the clarity of imdigeneship, Busari Ayinde was born in Ogunmakin, he attended Obafemi-Owode Local Government Primary School (OOLG) before he proceeded to Adelagun Memorial Grammar School Odinjo Ibadan, Oyo State where he obtained his Secondary School Leaving Certificate, SSCE then to Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago–Iwoye, Ogun state.

 

Chief Busari Ayinde is an unflagging supporter of the cultural heritage of Yoruba who is also committed to the building of a virile and progressive society without neglecting customs and traditions of their forebears. His various chieftancy titles are Apesin of Ikereku Egba,Oke-Ona, Otunba Ilawo in Osun state, Baajiki of Owu Kingdom and Ekerin of Araromi Owu, Abeokuta Ogun state.

 

Our correspondent when he visited Ogunmakin community to investigate the true side of the issues from the royal families, He met with Pa Kehinde Odejobi, Pa Kehinde Salawu, Pa Rasheed Ogunmakin, Mr Jamiu Surakat Ogunmakin – Baale of Orile Ogunmakin, Mrs Oduwole Nee Ogunmakin, Mr Semiu Ogungbaje and they all threw weight behind Chief Busari Ayinde Adenshile, noting that he is the most qualified candidate to ascend the throne of his forefathers.

 

The letter of nomination of Chief Busari Ayinde Adenshile was presented to AMEBO NEWSPAPERS NG correspondent which proofs that he was the preferred candidate among the three contenders for Olu of Ogunmakin stool.

 

However, a letter from Ministry of Local Government and Chieftancy Affairs with file number CHM.10/255T/180, dated 5th of July 2023 with the subject, In line with the provision of Section 40 of the Obas and Chiefs’ Law of Ogun state 2021, Egba Traditional Council at her sitting of Friday 19th of April 2024 approved Coronet Oba Oluwanbe Mofolorunso Reuben Sogaolu as the new Oba Elect of Orile–Imo and Coronet Oba Busari Ayinde Adenshile as the Oba Elect of Ogunmakin both of Obafemi-Owode local government area of Ogun state as recommended by their prescribed authorities, HRM Oba A. A Gbadebo CFR and Oba A. A Tejuosho CON respectively.

 

Mr Jamiu Surakat Ogunmakin – Baale of Orile Ogunmakin, said Busari Ayinde Adenshile is a true indigenous son of the soil, experienced and vast in the community, and he is the most qualified candidate to ascend the throne of his forefathers in Ogunmakin, Obafemi-Owode Local Government, Ogun state.

Also, Mrs Oduwole Nee Ogunmakin said all the visitors who are claiming to be indigenous people of Ogunmakin should desist from the game of hatred and support Chief Busari Ayinde Adenshile as the next Olu of Ogunmakin in Ogun state.

Pa Kehinde Odejobi said Ramoni Jawe is who they all want as the next Olu of Ogunmakin based on his antecedents in ensuring the community is developed with projects, he has represented Ogunmakin community and brought good things back to benefit the common masses.

Mr Kehinde Salawu and many others affirmed the selection of Busari Ayinde Adenshile as the authentic process through ifa and kingmaker decisions, he said he is the preferred candidate to mount the throne for development of Ogunmakin.

Our correspondent to balance the story contacted Chief Busari Ayinde Adenshile on a telephone discussion, he appreciated our correspondent who deemed it necessary to hear from him about the ongoing tussle, he described the families who started maligning him as comedian, “How on earth would someone tell the world that I, Busari Ayinde Adenshile is not an indigenous son of Ogunmakin ? I believe the person needs urgent medical care because no sane person can think that way” he concluded.

He appreciated the chiefs and prominent people in Ikereku, Ogunmakin, while he prayed that may Almighty God continue to bless His Royal Majesty Oba Adedapo Tejuosho with long and peace of mind for following due process in the selection of next Olu of Ogunmakin, Obafemi-Owode Local Government, Ogun State.

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HON. PRINCE IDRIS BALOGUN THE RIGHT CHOICE FOR EGBE /IDIMU 2025 CHAIRMAN

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HON. PRINCE IDRIS BALOGUN THE RIGHT CHOICE FOR EGBE /IDIMU 2025 CHAIRMAN

 

 

For years, Prince Idris Balogun popularly refer to asOluomo Kafata and SLA to the Senate of the federal Republic of Nigeria has been a dedicated and loyal member of the All Progressives Congress (APC) political party, in Alimosho Lagos State, His unwavering loyalty to the party has been evident through his consistent hard work, services and dedication to serving the party and people of Alimosho especially Egbe idimuLCDA,his free ride of school children and masses over the years upon the fact it is coming from his personal earnings is a testimony of his large heart ,he has shown perseverance and resilience in the face of challenges, always working tirelessly to ensure victory for the party at all levels, improve the welfare of the residents and promote the development of the community.

His experience in serving the party couple with his philanthropic gestures in his community, Hon Prince Idris Balogun has proven himself to be a competent and capable leader. His track record of quality leadership is undeniable, as he has consistently prioritized the needs of the people and worked towards achieving tangible results that benefit the community as a whole.

As the 2025 chairmanship elections approach, now is the time to reward Oluomo Kafata for his years of dedicated service and commitment to APC. He has demonstrated his loyalty, perseverance, experience, and quality leadership, and it is only fitting that he is supported and endorsed for the upcoming chairmanship.

With Oluomo at the helm, the future of Egbe Idimu Local Government is in capable and trusted hands.

He his a Royal Prince of isheri Road who has identify with his community and well respected,a successful business man who fought gallantly for the welfare of his people and a family man.

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Breaking! Fire guts Christ Embassy headquarters in Lagos (Video)

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Breaking! Fire guts Christ Embassy headquarters in Lagos

Breaking! Fire guts Christ Embassy headquarters in Lagos

Sadly, the headquarters of the Christ Embassy Church, located in the Oregun area of Ikeja, Lagos State, reportedly caught fire on Sunday morning.

This was revealed in multiple videos from the scene shared on X.com on Sunday.

Officials of the Lagos State Fire and Rescue Service are also said to be at the scene in efforts to salvage the situation.

Sharing a video from the location, Augustine tweeting as Chief_Augustin1 on X.com wrote, “Christ Embassy Church on Billings Way, Oregun, is on fire.

“Serious fire is raging, and men of the Lagos State Fire Service are working hard to put it off. Thank God service hasn’t commenced fully.”

 

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Utsev: Harnessing Nigeria’s Water Resources For Economic Gains By Tolulope Adebayo

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Utsev: Harnessing Nigeria’s Water Resources For Economic Gains

By Tolulope Adebayo

 

Under President Bola Ahmed Tinubu’s administration, the Federal Ministry of Water Resources and Sanitation has experienced a remarkable resurgence, led by the visionary leadership of Professor Joseph Terlumun Utsev. As the Honourable Minister of Water Resources, Utsev has leveraged his vast expertise and experience in water resources and environmental engineering to champion groundbreaking initiatives addressing the nation’s complex water challenges.

 

Utsev: Harnessing Nigeria's Water Resources For Economic Gains
By Tolulope Adebayo

 

Hailing from Buruku Local Government Area of Benue State, Nigeria, Professor Utsev boasts an impressive academic pedigree. He graduated with distinction from the Federal University of Agriculture (now JOSTUM), Makurdi, in 2004, earning a Bachelor of Engineering Degree in Civil Engineering with Second Class Honours (Upper Division) as the best student in his cohort. He then pursued advanced studies at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, earning a Master’s degree in Water Resources and Environmental Engineering in 2007 and a PhD in the same field in 2011.

Professor Utsev’s illustrious career spans approximately 17 years, marked by distinguished tenures in academia and the engineering field. He has accumulated a wealth of experience and expertise, earning widespread recognition and acclaim as a consummate administrator and highly esteemed professional. A prolific scholar, he has authored approximately 40 scholarly papers published in esteemed national and international journals, solidifying his standing as a leading authority in his field.

As Minister of Water Resources, Utsev has drawn upon his extensive experience to address flooding and erosion across the country. His academic background and professional expertise have enabled him to devise innovative solutions addressing the root causes of these problems. His leadership has fostered a culture of inclusivity and effectiveness, characterized by a silent intellectual approach focused on results-driven initiatives and collaborative governance.

Professor Utsev’s most outstanding achievement yet has been his remarkable aptitude for augmenting and expanding existing initiatives, tailoring and refining them to harmonize with the pragmatic nuances of the situation. He has expertly recalibrated, adopted, or adapted policies to align with his visionary objectives for the water sector, demonstrating mastery of strategic adaptation and leadership.

Under his leadership, the Ministry of Water Resources has made significant progress in water infrastructure development, irrigation projects, and water supply expansion, enhancing the nation’s water security. His commitment to a water-secure Nigeria has led to the implementation of innovative technologies and sustainable practices, ensuring equal access to clean water and sanitation for all citizens.

Professor Utsev’s appointment as Minister of Water Resources and Sanitation marks a homecoming, with an expanded purview that affords him the opportunity to leverage his intellectual approach to governance, cultivating synergy and inclusivity among diverse stakeholders. Through his commitment to transparency and accountability, he has earned the esteem and trust of the Nigerian populace, inspiring confidence in the ministry’s programs and initiatives.

As a silent intellectual, Professor Utsev exemplifies leadership by example, dedicating himself selflessly to the service of the nation and its people. His efforts have begun to yield concrete results, positioning Nigeria for a brighter future where water resources are optimally harnessed for sustainable development, economic growth, and human betterment. His steadfast commitment to public service, combined with his legal acumen and expertise, makes him the perfect fit for President Tinubu’s administration.

As the nation marks the first anniversary of the Tinubu administration, Professor Utsev’s contributions to the water sector stand out as a testament to the transformative power of silent intellectual leadership, demonstrating the impact of dedication, expertise, and unwavering commitment to shaping a better Nigeria.

–Adebayo is a communication expert based in Badagry, Lagos.

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