By Daud Olatunji
ABEOKUTA—The Ogun State Executive Council has approved the appointment of Prince Babatunde Adewale Ajayi from Torungbuwa Ruling House as the new Akarigbo and paramount ruler of Remoland.
The government in a statement signed by the Secretary to the State Government, Taiwo Adeoluwa said Ajayi was appointed by the King makers to fill the vacant stool on August 31, 2017 following the demise of Oba Michael Adeniyi Sonariwo on Saturday, July 23, 2016.
According to the government; “Ajayi, a chartered accountant and legal practitioner, is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria, ICAN, Business Recovery and Insolvency Practitioners Association of Nigeria, Chartered Institute of Taxation and member, Nigeria Bar Association, NBA, among other professional societies.
“The 54-year old monarch attended the University of Ibadan and the University of Calabar.’’
Government charged the new monarch to bring his wealth of experience as an accomplished professional to bear in his new role and also use the opportunity of his ascension to the exalted throne to further engender unity, cooperation and peace in his domain.