26th January, 2018
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.
” 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.
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.