Makinde reacts to Oyo monarch, Asigangan's death


Governor Seyi Makinde

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has reacted to the death of the Asigangan of Igangan, Oba Abdul-Azeez Adewuyi Aribiyan II, describing it as another sad loss to the state.

Igangan is one of the towns in Ibarapa North local government area of the state.

The traditional ruler joined his ancestors in the early hours of Tuesday, less than ten days after the death of Soun of Ogbomoso, Oba Jimoh Oyewumi.

Makinde commiserated with the family of the late Oba and the people of Igangan on the death of the monarch.

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Makinde, in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Taiwo Adisa, said the Oyo State government, would miss the late royal father.

He said, “I received the news of the passing of the Asigangan of Igangan, Oba Abdul-Azeez Adewuyi, who joined the pantheon of the gods today.

“Oba Adewuyi’s demise is another sad loss among the ranks of our royal fathers. I express heartfelt condolences to his family, the people of Igangan and the traditional council in Ibarapa and Oyo State.

“Kabiyesi will be remembered for his love for his community and his readiness to cooperate with the state government to restore peace to Igangan, which has been yielding positive results”.

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