NATIONAL Coordinator of the Oodua People’s Congress, Otunba Gani Adams, has been conferred with the Chieftaincy title of Tayese of Amuwo Odofin.
Conferring the title on Adams, yesterday at his palace, HRM Oba Isaac Olayemi, Alamuwo of Kuje Amuwo said the OPC leader was honoured with the title as an honour for service.
The monarch said it shows he is recognized, and people appreciate the work he has been doing.
In the same vein, His Royal Majesty Oba Kayode Akinyemi, The Alabiran of Ikare who was also invited by the Alamuwo of Kuje Amuwo commended Otunba Adams for his support in making sure the criminal activities of Badoo is becoming things of the past in Lagos, he appeals to him not to relent his efforts in the area of cultural promotions as well security of the Yoruba land as a whole.
In his acceptance speech, Otunba Adams said “arrangements of this tittle has been on for the past seven years, kabiyesi insisted that I must take the tittle now,. Based on the efficiency and integrity of Obas, I have no choice, it is an honor for an Oba to give you a chieftaincy tittle in Yoruba land. I have been with the kabiyesi since 1998, that is 19 years now, I lived in Amuwo Odofin local government for many years, before moving to Omole Phase II.
Among those present at the conferment were the, wives of the Alamuwo, Amuwo Odofin council of chiefs, the National Coordinating Council members of Oodua People’s Congress among others.