Olu of Erunwon Stool: Youth decries delay in process of installation of new king, seek Gov. Abiodun's intervention
.....Accuses Oluwo, Other Chiefs of delaying the processing because of their selfishness
KAJOLA — The concerned youths of Eruwon has decried the delay in the process of installation of their new king after the demise of Chief Phillip Oluwole Dayo Adebiyi Baale of Kajola, Obafemi—Owode local government in Ogun state.
Eruwon lost her head (Baale)Chief Phillip Oluwole Dayo Adebiyi Baale kajola to his ancestors a year ago leaving a large vacuum in the stool, after which the chief in council had concluded to install the son of the late baale as the 'OLU of Eruwon' since his father struggled during his lifetime to be upgraded to the position of Oba from Baale but death stopped him from acfualizing his dream of upgrading to Obaship.
The youths who came in team to meet with Amebo Newspapers NG. during the weekend said the kingmaker of Eruwon has connived with the chiefs in other not to install new king in time because of the resources they are enjoying at the moment in the absence of Baale and King.
Kajola town is the homestead of the Erunwon people. It has a population of about Four
Hundred Thousand; has government primary and secondary schools; a health centre;
several private nursery and primary schools; mosques and churches, police post, security
agencies and a home to the incoming University of Medical Sciences. There is electricity supply to the town that is connected to the national grid. A popular market is located in the town, known as Kajola Market and borehole water supply to the community donated by the immediate past Baale of the town.
The people of Erunwon have since a long time desired to have an "OLU" enthroned at their
homestead, and they are solemnly making this request for the enthronement of an Olu of Orile Erunwon in Kajola to join the council of Obas in Ogun state to attract more development to the town.
Meanwhile, the Chiefs and People of Erunwon Community had sometime requested for the elevation of Chief Phillip Oluwole Dayo Adebiyi, Baale Kajola to 'OLU ORILE ERUNWON' in compliance with the directives that only Baale in Egba Homestead, recommended by their community will be elevated to the coronet Oba in Egbaland in August, 2019 through a letter addressed to Ministry of Local Government and Chieftancy Affairs in Ogun state.
ERUNWON is no doubt endowed with both natural and human resources. Her people are
highly cultured and posses the virtues that promote high moral principles, all of which
make them instruments through which good businesses are linked and doors of
opportunities are opened.
Eruwon is a community that is so much blessed with challenge driven, goal-oriented and hardworking people who have made their marks in their various field of endeavo, is a
huge source ofblessing to the nation. Some of her sons include: A one time Head of State
in Nigeria His Excellency Chief Earnest Sonckan, Immediate past Alake ofEgbaland Oba Oyebade Lipede 1, The First Deputy Governor of Ogun State, Chief Sesan Soluade and a one time Minister in Nigeria, Chief Sarafa Tunji Ishola to mention a few.
The concerned youth pleaded to Governor Prince Dapo Abiodun mfr to intervene into the matter before things get out of hand.
Our correspondent called the Oluwo of Eruwon on telephone to get his reaction towards the accusation of delaying the process of installing a new king in the town, he denied the allegation and promised to appear with other chiefs to explain his own side of the story during the forthcoming week.
Stay tuned for more update as we shall be meeting with the Eruwon Oluwo and other chiefs during the week for their reactions.