Asiwaju Bola Tinubu Gets New Chieftaincy Title

Asiwaju Bola Tinubu Gets New Chieftaincy Title

Asiwaju Bola Ahmed, the national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has been given a new chieftaincy title in Lagos, Legit.ng can authoritatively report.

The former Lagos state governor was announced as the Baba Oba of Ikorodu land by the Ayangbure of Ikorodu, Oba Kabir Adewale Shotobi, Adegorushen V, during a press briefing at his magnificent palace on Monday.

The Ikorodu monarch, who only stepped out of Ipebi (a traditional school where he is expected to learn the ethics of ruling, among other basics) on Sunday, noted that the decision to make Asiwaju the Baba Oba was not difficult, owing to his contribution to the development of the division.

Asiwaju Bola Tinubu Gets New Chieftaincy Title
Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu has been made the Baba Oba of Ikorodu land by the Ayangbure of Ikorodu, Oba Kabir Adewale Shotobi, Adegorushen V

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Announcing the development, Oba Shotobi said: "the Jagaban of Africa is a man well known to us as a man of integrity, that was one of the reasons we could reach that conclusion.

"And if we have made such a significant person the Baba Oba of Ikorodu, you can be rest assured that we are in safe hands in this division.

"He has been one of our backbones in this division and surely deserves the accolades he is getting. Therefore, our decision to name him the Baba Oba of Ikorodu land was taken in the best interest of the people of the division."

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Others also given chieftaincy titles were the speaker of the Lagos state House of Assembly, Mudashiru Obasa and wife, who were made Sobaloju and Yeye Sobaloju of Ikorodu land respectively; Linq Quan, the managing director of Chinese Civil Engineering Construction Company (CCECC), was also made the Bobasona of Ikorodu land.

The official coronation of the respected monarch will be on Saturday, August 15 in Ikorodu, Lagos state.

The Ayangbure, who got his staff of office from the former governor of Lagos state, Babatunde Raji Fashola (SAN), also recently told journalists to be fair in their reports.

Source: Legit.ng

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