Soun of Ogbomoso Begins Coronation Activities with N150 million Empowerment to Artisans

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Activities marking the week-long coronation ceremony of the 21st Soun of Ogbomoso Land, Oyo State, Oba Ghandi Olaoye, kicked off with the distribution of tool of trade worth N150 million to 102 beneficiaries at his palace.

The beneficiaries were drawn from the five Local Government Areas that make up Ogbomosoland: Ogo-Oluwa, Surulere, Ogbomoso North, Ogbomoso South and Oriire, respectively.

The empowerment programme was part of a seven-day activity lined up for the coronation of Oba Olaoye.

In a remark, oba Olaoye stressed that his vision was comprehensive development of Ogbomosoland.

Items presented to the beneficiaries included sewing machines, industrial sewing machines, deep freezers, motorcycles, generators, and hair dryers.

Oba Olaoye will be officially presented with the Staff of Office by the state governor, Seyi Makinde, on Tuesday, December 19, 2023.

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