Encomiums as Owu Obas, Baales hold 5th royal reunion 

All roads led to Akinale, an Owu town in Ewekoro local government area of Ogun state, Tuesday, April 16 as the Obas, Baales and chiefs treated themselves to the 5th royal union of the monarchs from the area.

The occasion, which was held with fanfare was hosted by a public relations impresario and Towulade of Akinale, Oba (Dr.) Olufemi Ogunleye.

Blueprint learnt that the monarch was also supported by many sons and daughters of the town that has been witnessing rapid growth and development since Oba Ogunleye’s enthronement many years ago.

The gathering was meant to deliberate on the unity and corporate development of the Owu people,  it also exhibited the cultural endowment of the Owu people in Akinale.

The Olowu of Owu, Abeokuta, Oba (Prof.) Saka Adelola Matemilola, Otileta VII led other Owu Obas within and outside the state to the occasion.

Chief Olu Fatoki, Oganla Owu, Crescent University’s Head of Department of Mass Communication, Kola Adesina, Mr. Williams among others were in attendance.

Oba Ogunleye ,while welcoming his brother Obas, Baales and chiefs, expressed gratitude to God for making the day possible as he canvassed for continued love and unity among the Owu people, irrespective of their status.

While describing Balogun Owu, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, GCFR as the strength and hope of the Owu people, Oba Ogunleye also acknowledged supports of the Olowu of Owu-Abeokuta, Oba Matemilola, Alhaji Moshood Ola Yusuf among other Owu personalities.

The royal father also appreciated the gallantry of Owu Baales, leaders and hunters in the zone. He particularly mentioned Chief Mukaila Sekoni, Baale Oke Oko and Dagunro Towulade of Akinale.

Oba Ogunleye also gave kudos to the immediate past governor of Ogun state, Senator Ibikunle Amosun as well as Hon. Isiaka Ibrahim, Chief Sarumi Akinale and Obagbo Owu, Chief Olusegun Oyindasola for their unending supports at all times.