By Adetokunbo FAKEYE
Nigeria, Ogun State - The ancient town of Oke-Odan town in Yewa South Local Government area of Ogun State on 29th of April witnessed influx of influential men and women when Chief Abiodun Jubril Elegbede and his amiable wife Chief Mrs Ibironke Smith-Elegbede were installed as BALOGUN Eyo of Oke-Odan and Erelu Madegun of Oke-Odan by Oba (Dr) Olurotimi Fagbenro, Lajulo 2 of Oke Odan Land.
The installed Balogun, Abiodun Elegbede is the Group General Manager of IBD IMPEX Quarry, IBD IMPEX Ltd. Companies owned by Oluomo of Yewaland, Alhaji Ibrahim Dende.
At the occasion held at Muslim Progressive, Oke-Odan, the Egba music maestro, Sefiu Alao Adekunle entertained guests.
Traditional rulers at the glamorous event include, Oba Lukmon Kuoye, Olu of Imasai; Oba Engr. Oyebanji Adetunji Olowobese, Oloja of Oja-Odan; Oba Morufu Awode, Ololo of Ijofin; Oba Rev. Matthew Akindele, Olu of Owode-Yewa; Oba Dr. Olabode Jimoh, Eleju of Igbonla, Kwara State; Oba Dr. Shola Olaniyan, Onipokia of Ipokia and Oba Engr. Mojeed Adesegun Rufai Alao, Olowo of Owo.
Digitaries that electrified the occasion include: Apagunpote of Yewaland, High Chief Akeem Adigun known as SOCOPAO; Olumo of Yewaland Alhaji Ibrahim Dende; Chief Sunday Ajileye, Alhaji Issa Mufu (Mufu Ijebu, Chief Deji Ogunleye), Alhaji Desco, Lady Lara Dende-Egungbohun, Chief Mrs Yemisi Abass (Iyaloja of Ogun State), Alhaji Bounvital, Mr Seye Otunla, Alhaji Akeem ISBRA, Chief Kayode Odunaro, Alhaji Raheem Ajayi (Baglo), Segun Adeleye, Chief Alli Ajibode, Chief Sadiq Badru, Chief Oje Fashola (Ope Ilase), Dr Yemisi Bamgbose, Alhaji Sangosina, Alhaji Wasiu Isiaka, Mr Wasiu Fagbohun, Chief Ogboye Adetunji Ebo and his wife Erelu Ebo.
Others at the occasion include, Ogun West Collectives members namely, Dr. Abiodun Oluseye, Dr. Kunle Salako, Ajiroba Dapo Oke, Engr. Tunji Akinlade and Elder Adetokunbo Fakeye.
The MAZE Club members also graced the occasion. They are, Chief Lolu Elemide, Barr. Toyin Obatosin, Barr. Chief Lawal Orisadare, Chief Saheed Dosumu, Mr Edward Lasilo, Mr Bayo Olajide, Mace Segun Soetan, Tunde Akamo, Dapo Coker, Bayo Ajibode, Barr. Olaoluwa Folalu, Sina Oyejobi, Laja Awodele and Bola Ogunlolu.
Many dignitaries from USA, UK and Canada were at the occasion.