RCCG pastor emerges as Soun-elect of Ogbomoso land

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The Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde, has approved the appointment of a pastor at the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Prince Afolabi Ghandi Olaoye, as the new Soun-elect of Ogbomoso land.

The Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Matters, Olusegun Olayiwola, revealed this in a statement on Saturday, September 2, 2023.

He said, “His Excellency congratulates the new Soun-elect on his ascension to the throne of his forebears.” The Commissioner said the exalted position has placed the monarch-elect in the position to facilitate harmony, understanding and tolerance amongst his people.

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The Commissioner also urged all sons and daughters of the ancient city of Ogbomoso to work with the monarch to consolidate the successes of his forefathers.

The Nation reports that the last occupant of the stool, His Imperial Majesty, Oba Jimoh Oladunni Oyewumi, Ajagungbade III, joined his ancestors on December 12th, 2021 at 111 years.


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