Prince Afolabi Ghandi Olaoye had been approved as the new Soun-elect of Ogbomoso by the Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde.
Oyo state Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Matters, Hon. Olusegun Olayiwola stated this in a statement on Saturday.
He noted that that the announcement followed the long-drawn processes specified under the law.
The statement read, “His Excellency congratulates the new Soun-elect on his ascension to the throne of his forebears.”
The Commissioner said the exalted position has placed the monarch-elect in the position to facilitate harmony, understanding and tolerance amongst his people.
The Commissioner also urged all sons and daughters of the ancient city of Ogbomoso to work with the monarch to consolidate the successes of his forefathers.