Senate president Akpabio now Aare Fiwagboye of Yewaland (photos)

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Senate president Akpabio now Aare Fiwagboye of Yewaland

The Senate President, Godswill Akpabio, has been conferred with the Chieftaincy title of Aare Fiwagboye of Yewaland, by Oba (Dr) Kehinde Gbadewole Olugbenle, the Olu and Paramount Ruler of Yewaland.

The Senate President received the title on Saturday at the grand finale of the Yewa Cultural Festival with the theme: “Celebration of Culture, Tradition, Music, Cuisine and Dance,” held at the ultra-modern pavilion, Empire Field, Ilaro-Yewa, Ogun State.

The Governor of Ogun State, Prince Dapo Abiodun, was the Special Guest of Honour at the event.

Senator representing Ogun West Senatorial District and Chairman Senate Committee on Appropriation, Solomon Olamilekan Adeola (Yayi) was the host of the event.

Speaking at the event, Akpabio promised to give the necessary support to the Ogun State Government on the reconstruction of all the deplorable federal roads in the state.

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He said: “The 10th Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria is going to get the list of things you want us to do here.

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“I saw the road, two trucks fell on the road, so we ended up spending over two hours on the road. I was determined to go through the road that you go through. Now, I have seen what you have been seeing. From today, I prophesy that your roads are done.

“Yewaland has the greatest number of industries that local government can ever have in Nigeria, just five local governments. Therefore, we recognize the need to use the best set of contractors to do your roads because of the wear and tear. I assure you that we will be working with our brother, Dapo Abiodun. Your lives will not be the same again.”

Below are more photos from the event:

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