Osun monarch, Ogunsua of Modakeke, is dead | Dailytrust

Osun monarch, Ogunsua of Modakeke, is dead

A prominent traditional ruler in Osun State, the Ogunsua of Modakeke, Oba Moses Oyediran, is dead.

The late traditional ruler, who hailed from Ajombadi Ruling House of Modakeke, became Oba in 2018.

The indigenes of Modakeke said the reign of the late monarch was peaceful and that he was committed to the growth and development of the town.

They recalled the monarch’s role in ensuring that peaceful coexistence with other towns in the axis.

Governor, Adegboyega Oyetola has commiserated with the people of Modakeke over the demise of their traditional ruler.

In a statement on behalf of the state government on Friday, signed by the Commissioner for Information and Civic Orientation, Funke Egbemode, described Oba Oyediran as a God-fearing royal father who was an embodiment of wisdom and fairness.

“The Government of Osun State hereby commiserates with the Ajombadi Ruling House, the people of Modakeke, the Council of Traditional Rulers and indeed the entire state over the demise of the Ogunsua of Modakeke, Oba Moses Oladejo Oyediran, Ajombadi III.

“He will be forever remembered for his progressive ideology, peaceful demeanour and his love for the people of Modakeke during his little over three years on the stool of Ogunsua.

“Though his reign was short, the late Ogunsua made his mark and did the best he could for his people. He had lofty expectations for the development of Modakeke, and he was fortunate to witness some of the interventions of the government to uplift the socio-economic and infrastructural status of the town, part of which was the reconstruction of Famia road.

“When the peace of his community was threatened last year, he rose to the occasion and worked tirelessly with the Government to restore peace in Modakeke.”

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