By Oriyomi Uthman
Baale Lamini, Chief Mudashir Ishola Olaoye has appointed ten new chiefs to his cabinet, taking the number to not less than 20 .
The conferment of the chieftaincy titles was held at the Ibadan North Local Government Council of Oyo state Nigeria.
Present at the event were His Royal Majesty Oba Kamorudeen Adewale Adeyemi Alowolodu I, Oniladuntan of Ladutan,Ona Ara Local Government Area of Oyo state.
Others included Chief Zakariyawu Akiniole Baale Gbada Efon, Chief Arimiyan Elesinnla Baale Idiogungun Ifesowapo,Chief Mutiu Idowu Olanipekun Baale Ojoku,Chief Ranti Aremu Ogunsola Baale Olorunda Ogunsola,Chief Alawaye Toheeb Oyebode Baale Alawaye,Chief Iyiola Gabriel Baale Adewunmi,Chief Taiwo Alimi Baale Ogbere Gangansi among others.
Among the 10 new chiefs appointed are Kamoru Kolawole Adigun Bello as Balogun Lamini,Chief Rasheed Atanda as Asiwaju Lamini,Chief Wasiu Obisesan as Osi Baale Lamini,Chief Mosudi Laoye as Bashorun Lamini,Alhaja Sikiratu Fadeyi as Otun Iyalode Lamini and Alhaja Sidikatu Lawal as Iyalode Lamini
Others are Alhaji Oseni Ibrahim Olaiya as Jagun Lamini, Alhaja Idayat Ajisafe Bello as Iyalaje Lamini, Chief Abdjeleel Abiola be Abiodun Ekerin Baale Lamini and Chief Sola Osotoye as Aareayo Lamini.
According to Baale Lamini all new Chiefs are capable and qualify for their prospective offices because “we have conducted thorough investigations on them and we are okay with their records “.
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