Thursday, September 3, 2020
The Ekiti State Executive Council held its 17th Meeting of the year 2020 (virtual), on Wednesday September 2, 2020 under the Chairmanship of the Governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi.
Amongst other matters that came up for consideration, members of the council deliberated upon, and approved the appointment of Prince Ajakaiye Adeola Adeniyi as the new Oluyin of Iyin-Ekiti.
The Oluyin stool had become vacant since September 20, 2019. The immediate past Oba (Justice) John Ademola Ajakaiye, was from the Oketagidigidi ruling house, the only ruling house to fill the stool of Oluyin of Iyin Ekiti.
Prince Ajakaiye Adeola Adeniyi was the choice of the Kingmakers among the eight candidates presented by the Oketagidigidi ruling House, having scored the highest number of votes at the meeting of the kingmakers, Oketagidigidi ruling house and officials of Irepodun/Ifelodun Local Government on July 23, 2020.
Mr. Akin Omole
Honourable Commissioner for Information and Values Orientation