Introduction: Senate President Godswill Akpabio’s Chieftaincy Title
Senate President Godswill Akpabio was recently conferred with a Chieftaincy title in the Yewaland region of Ogun State.
The title of Aare Fiwagboye of Yewaland was bestowed upon him by the Olu and Paramount Ruler of Yewaland, Oba (Dr) Kehinde Gbadewole Olugbenle.
The prestigious event took place during the grand finale of the Yewa Cultural Festival held at the ultra-modern pavilion, Empire Field, Ilaro-Yewa, Ogun State.
Prominent Guests and Hosts at the Event
The ceremony was graced by several dignitaries, with the Governor of Ogun State, Prince Dapo Abiodun, serving as the Special Guest of Honour.
The event was hosted by the Senator representing Ogun West Senatorial District, Solomon Olamilekan Adeola, commonly known as Yayi.
The presence of these prominent figures added to the significance of the occasion.
Akpabio’s Pledge of Support and Commitment to Road Reconstruction
During the event, Senate President Akpabio pledged to provide essential support to the Ogun State Government for the reconstruction of federal roads in the state.
He expressed his determination to address the deplorable state of the roads and promised to take action to improve the infrastructure.
Akpabio stated, “The 10th Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria is going to get the list of things you want us to do here. I saw the road, two trucks fell on the road, so we ended up spending over two hours on the road.
I was determined to go through the road that you go through. Now, I have seen what you have been seeing. From today, I prophesy that your roads are done.”
He acknowledged the importance of Yewaland, highlighting its numerous industries within just five local governments.
Akpabio emphasized the need to employ skilled contractors for road construction in the area due to the wear and tear experienced.
He assured the audience that he would collaborate with Governor Dapo Abiodun to make significant improvements in the region’s infrastructure.
Distinguished Guests and a Memorable Event
The event was attended by members of the Senate, key figures from the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ogun State, and members of the Ogun State Executive cabinet.
The conferral of the chieftaincy title on Senate President Akpabio marked a momentous occasion, reinforcing the significance of cultural traditions and the commitment to regional development.
Conclusion: A Celebration of Culture and Commitment
The Chieftaincy title bestowed upon Senate President Godswill Akpabio at the Yewa Cultural Festival serves as a testament to the enduring ties between Nigerian culture and political leadership.
This event not only celebrated tradition but also emphasized the dedication to improving critical infrastructure in the Yewaland region.