Former National Vice President of Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ), Prince Oluwarotimi Obamuwagun will be formally installed as the Olumoru of Imoru in Ose Local Council of Ondo State on December 21.
The coronation was sequel to his election by the town’s kingmakers and subsequent approval by the state government. Chairman of the Coronation Committee, Funsho Kupolokun, who made the announcement, affirmed that Ondo state governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu will formally present the staff of office to the new monarch.
Kupolokun, a former Group Managing Director of Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), said adequate arrangements have been concluded to host the event, which is expected to attract dignitaries from all over the country. The Olumoru-elect defeated four other contestants to emerge traditional ruler. Already, journalists all over the country have been congratulating the oba-elect.
In a press release signed by the Secretary of Ondo State NUJ, Leke Adegbite, the union lauded the choice of Obamuwagun, based on his profile as a frontline advocate for development.