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Olubadan installs Joseph Tegbe as Mogaji

Segun Showunmi in Ibadan

The Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Saliu Adejunji has installed, Engr Joseph Tegbe, a former Governorship aspirant in the 2019 election in Oyo State under the platform of All Progressive Congress (APC), as the Mogaji of Oguntegbe’s family, Labo’s compound in Ibadan.

Penpushing reports that the installation has put a rest to insinuations from some quarters that Tegbe was not an indigene of the ancient town, Ibadan, as he (Tegbe) was earlier rumoured to hail from Edo or Delta State.

The Mogaji while speaking with journalists on Monday, at his Bodija residence shortly after his installation, noted that his installation has further confirmed the good things and his commitment towards the development of Ibadan land and Oyo State in general

Penpushing further reports that, Tegbe who is a Partner and Head of the Technology Advisory Services practice of KPMG Professional Services in Nigeria, said “we are just revalidating the obvious mischievous allegations that a man that has his origin in Ibadan is not from Ibadan but come from Edo or Delta

“This is just the beginning of greater things to come to my family and Ibadan land, my plan is to consult round to know what my people lacks which I’ve already been doing through my foundation by supporting Ibadan indigenes, widows and less privileged in the society’, he said

Penpushing also  reports the 54 year old  Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants maintained that his interest in governance has never been diminished, saying that his is very keen in ensuring that the people get good governance by actively participating

Meanwhile, it is recalled that Tegbe was one of the top three aspirants willing to succeeded the then incumbent Governor, late Abiola Ajimobi but was later dropped in the last minute to the All Progressives Congress (APC) primary held at Lekan Salami Stadium, Adamasingba, Ibadan

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