The Governor, in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Taiwo Adisa indicated that the Governor has assured the traditional rulers that he would give them a big roles to play in his government even though the constitution does not isolate specific roles for the traditional institution.
His words, “I would be constantly knocking the doors of the monarchs for consultations and support to tame insecurity”
The Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Saliu Adetunji, while speaking at the event congratulated the Olugbon who is also the Vice Chairman of the Oyo State Traditional Council, noting that being alive was not a right but a privilege, adding that it was an opportunity for any human being to be alive.
Penpushing further reports that,dignitaries at the occasion include the Deputy Speaker of the Oyo State House of Assembly, Hon. Mohammed Fadeyi, Eleruwa of Eruwa – Oba Samuel Adegbola, the Onpetu of Ijeru, Oba Sunday Oladapo Oyediran, and the Aseyin of Iseyin, Oba Abdulganiyu Adekunle, among others.