COVID - 19: Olu of Ilaro Suspends Civic Reception For His People - THE DAILY CRUCIBLE



Friday, March 27, 2020

COVID - 19: Olu of Ilaro Suspends Civic Reception For His People

Olu of Ilaro, Oba Olugbenle

From Heritage Odih, Abeokuta

The Olu of Ilaro and Paramount Ruler of Yewaland - Oba Kehinde  Olugbenle, has  suspended till further notice the planned Civic Reception and Award presentation to distinguished sons and daughters of Yewaland and individuals for their contribution to the development of the area as well as their meritorious career cum service to humanity.

 In a release made available to The Daily Crucible by Pastor Obafemi Akinola, the Coordinator, Committee of Yewa Groups & Association, the event which was earlier scheduled to hold on Saturday April 11, 2020 was put on hold as a result of the global pandemic - COVID-19 and the directives from the Federal and State governments to suspend all activities throughout the country. 

Akinola stated: “All recipients/awardees and invited guests to the Civic Reception And Award programme schedule for Saturday April 11, 2020, which is being organised by the Office of the Paramount Ruler of Yewaland and notable groups and association in Yewaland are hereby inform of its postponement due to the Covid -19 pandemic, and a suitable date shall soon be communicated to you all. 

    “Kabiyesi, Oba Olugbenle however appeals to the people of Yewa, Ogun State and Nigeria at large to adhere strictly to the government directives against the dreaded and pandemic Coronavirus.

  ”The Paramount Ruler of Yewaland urges us all to stay safe at this time and assured us that this period will surely come to pass, very soon.”

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