Ekiti State Governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has presented the staff of office to the new Oluyin of Iyin Ekiti, Oba Adeola Adeniyi Ajakaye.
The governor urged the new monarch to use his position to foster unity and development of his kingdom.
Governor Fayemi described the new royal father’s ascension as a divine call to duty and service which calls for due diligence, sacrifice, initiative, effective service delivery and perseverance.
Fayemi, who was represented by the Deputy Governor, Otunba Bisi Egbeyemi, expressed satisfaction that the process which produced the new Oluyin was peaceful.
The new Oluyin received the staff of office on the first anniversary of the transition of his predecessor, the late Oba John Ademola Ajakaye,
Fayemi said his administration had no special interest in any particular candidate among the princes who vied for the stool or any other royal position.