Ekiti state Monarch honours Civil service Head

Mrs. Winifred Ekanem Oyo-Ita the new Head of Service  (2)

Mrs. Winifred Ekanem Oyo-Ita, ex-Head of Service
Photo: Femi Ipaye/PM News

Mrs. Winifred Ekanem Oyo-Ita the new Head of Service
Photo: Femi Ipaye/PM News

The monarch of Okemesi Ekiti, Oba Micheal  Adedeji has honoured the Head of Civil Service of the Federation, Mrs Winifred Oyo-Ita, with the  chieftaincy title of Mayegun of the town.

The monarch announced the honour when Oyo-Ita visited the palace on Thursday.

Oba Adedeji commended her hard work and diligence. He said he was delighted to receive  her in his palace at Okemesi Ekiti.

” I wish to state categorically that the Buhari led-administration was the most powerful one, that we have ever had in Nigeria.

” And with the support that Mrs Oyo-Ita has given to my son, Ayodele Folayan,  I am giving her the chieftaincy title of Mayegun of Okemesi as a sign of gratitude to her.

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” I also believe that ‎she will continue to support our town and our son to climb the ladder of success during her tenure,” he said.

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Mrs Winifred Oyo-Ita, said she was highly delighted about the honour,   even though it came to her as a surprise.

” I am so happy with the reception and title that his royal highness has given me. It shows that Yoruba people place high value‎  on their customs and traditions.‎

” I want to assure his Royal Highness that he will never regret giving me a chieftaincy title  and also I promise to take the title to my people in order to inform them to start preparing for my installation,” she said.