•••Charge Community Leaders to Support the Monarch for Even Development
•••Pray Long Life On Throne for The Baale
A members of the Lagos State House of Assembly, representative Ifako-Ijaye Constituency 02, Hon. Tpl. Rasheed Makinde has congratulated High Chief Babatunde Coker, community and political stakeholders in Iludun Town, Ward A, Ojokoro Local Council Development Area, on the successful installation of their Baale by the first class Oba of Ojokoro Kingdom, HRH Oba Rilwan Oluwalambe Taiwo, Akanbiogun 1.
Hon. Makinde described the choice of High Chief Babatunde Coker as the best for the community. As he said the community needs his wealth of experience, exposure and charisma moving forward.
The traditional rites and certification was done in conformity with the covid-19 guidelines set out by the government of Lagos State led by Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu.
The certification which was done in the palace of tge first class royal father, saw major stakeholders of the community in attendance.
Speaking, the Oba of Ojokoro, laud the good qualities possessed by the new Baale of Iludun Town, saying, it possess a greater advantage for the community and by extention Ojokoro land.
“I am happy, Iludun community has made the best choice, as a true son of the land is being installed has the Baale of Iludun Town. This is a round peg in a round hole and it will give good result to the community to enjoy.
“I congratulate you and which you long life and I pray God grant you the wisdom, knowledge and understanding to take your community to the promise Land of prosperity for all.” HRH Oluwalambe said.
Also speaking, a staunch community leader, Chief Faotanmi described Hight Chief Coker as the best for Iludun as he said that the community will ensure he records success on throne.
In his comment, a son of the new Baale of Iludun, who is one of the formidable youth of the community, Oladipupo Coker, said that, the emergence of his father as Baale of Iludun will further keep his spirits high towards youth emancipation in the community.
“Before now I have been ensuring all the youths within and outside this community speaks in one accord, most importantly Ward A, I have been gavanizing the youth for leadership and the emergence of my father as Baale of Iludun Town will further rekindle my mindset for that position we have been eyeing, which was stolen from us. Now it will be double honour which I am very optimistic about, with God being on our side.
“Man can take away one thing from you, but God pays back double as I am still in the race to retrieve the mandate the people gave to me in 2017 which was stolen and with this new joy I am very sure it is the beginning of what God has in stock for the Coker Family, in Iludun Town and by extension Ward A, Ojokoro LCDA.” He said.
In his appreciation note, the new Baale of Iludun Town High Chief Babatunde Coker, thanked the people of the community, both political and other interest groups for standing by him to attain the position. He pledged to use his new position to reach out to souls by touching there lives positively.
“Since the period of selection it has been God all through. As I give God the glory of counting me worthy of this exalted position. I have highly elated and thankful to God and leaders and members of Iludun Town, My family and my lovely wife who told by me along side my children. It is time for service to humanity, I pray God to help me to meet the expectation of the people for a better Iludun Town. May God help me and crown my efforts on this seat with success and praise.” Baale Iludun said.
Meanwhile, the community and family are already putting plans together to put an elaborate reception for both families, friends and well wishers to rejoice with the newly installed Baale of Iludun Town, High Chief Babatunde Coker in a date that is said to be announced soon.