published Oct. 14, 2020, 12:46 p.m. by mariamagboola
Here Comes the New Iyalode of Offa Land in Kwara State.
Offa Kingdom now has a new Iyalode. She is Mrs. Bolaji Iyabo Ibiyeye-Adisa.
The new Iyalode of Offa, a business tycoon and former TIC Chairman of Offa local government was installed by the Olofa of Offa, Oba Mufutau Gbadamosi Esuwoye II.
Mrs Ibiyeye Adisa was selected because of her immense contribution to the development of Offa Land.
The installation ceremony which took place at the Olofa's palace was witnessed strictly by a cross section of traditional chiefs and area chiefs in compliance to the Convid 19 Guideline.
Speaking at the event, the Olofa of Offa described the new Iyalode as an industrious woman who has contributed immensely to the development of Offa town and the upliftment of youths and women in the society. She made most of them to become employers of labour by her singular act of empowerment.
While appealing to the new Iyalode to continue to do her best in the interest of Offa people and Offa town, he enjoined all sons and daughters of Offa to continue to love one another and those in Diaspora to come home and improve the economy of the town.
Responding, the new Iyalode thanked the Olofa of Offa , his chiefs and the entire people of the ancient city for the honor done her and promised not to relent in contributing her quota to the upliftment of Offa town.
She appealed to the people of Offa to continue to love one another and avoid involving in any breach of the peace.
The programme which coincided with the birthday of the Iyalode also witnessed the signing and presentation of certificate to the new Iyalode.
Meanwhile, the organizers of the ceremony disclosed that the elaborate event and celebration of the title will come after the COVID-19 Pandemic.