A first class traditional ruler in Ijebu East Local Government of Ogun State and the Akija of Ikija Ijebu, Oba Anthony Kayode Alakija, has named the Chairman of Ogun State Television, Tunde Oladunjoye , as the Aremo of Ikija Ijebu.
In a letter dated June 20, 2022, addressed to Oladunjoye and personally signed by Kabiyesi Akija of Ikija, the royal father said the decision was taken after a wide consultation with; and an agreement by, his people that the Aremo title be conferred on Oladunjoye, who was a local government council chairman in Ijebu East between 2007 and 2010; and presently the State Publicity Secretary of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ogun State.
The letter of offer read in parts: “After a wide consultation with my people, it was agreed that I should offer you thechieftaincy title of AREMO of Ikija-ljebu. Among other qualities we considered inarriving at this decision are:You are a honest and dependable person; and your habit of putting smiles on people’s faces irrespective of where they comefrom, shows how kind-hearted you are and it is widely appreciated.
In view of these, you definitely deserve this honour.I wish to heartily congratulate you on thisappointment and also expect a reply ofacceptance or otherwise from you.”