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Oba Adetona College of Governance to be affiliated to NIPSS – Abiodun


Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has disclosed that efforts are in high gear to affiliate the Oba Sikiru Adetona School of Governance with the Nationwide Institute of Coverage and Strategic Research (NIPSS), Kuru, Jos, for the coaching of excessive rating authorities officers.

The governor made this recognized on the ninetieth birthday and sixty fourth coronation anniversary thanksgiving of the Awujale and Paramount Ruler of Ijebuland, Oba Sikiru Kayode Adetona, held on the Cathedral Church of Our Saviour, Ita-Olowajoda-Ijasi, Ijebu-Ode on Sunday.

He mentioned Everlasting Secretaries from the state could be the primary to enrol to allow them profit from the faculty, which is the mind little one of the Awujale.

Prince Abiodun additionally mentioned that he sought and received the approval of President Bola Ahmed Tinubu to grant the School the total standing of the campus of the NIPSS.

“I advised Kabiyesi this morning that our Everlasting Secretaries would be the first set of scholars at that Oba Sikiru Adetona School of Governance, they usually would be the first set to learn from the Awujale’s initiative

“I’ve additional made a case to President Bola Ahmed Tinubu to permit Baba’s college of Governance to develop into a campus of the Nationwide Institute of Coverage and Strategic Research Kuru, a request that Mr President has graciously authorized,” he said.

Abiodun described Oba Adetona as a dwelling legend and a phenomenon whose reign has been a monumental success and a satisfaction to your complete Ijebuland and the state at massive.

In accordance with the governor, the monarch represents the wonder and the candour of the ancestral heritage of the Ijebu folks, emphasizing that his ardour for governance and accessible dedication to training led him to institute the Oba Sikiru Adetona Professorial Chair in Governance within the Division of Political Science of Olabisi Onabanjo College (OOU), In the past-Iwoye.

“This initiative has led and given delivery to the institution of the world class Oba Sikiru Adetona Faculty of Governance, the primary of its type in Sub-Saharan Africa.

“He championed the Ijebu Growth Board on poverty eradication that has develop into a mannequin in your complete nation,” Abiodun submitted.

In his sermon titled; “Serve the Lord with Gladness,” Dean Emeritus, Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion), the Most Reverend Dr. Ephraim Adebola Ademowo mentioned God’s objective for man was to serve Him unconditionally, noting that no man serves God faithfully with out rewards.

Taking his textual content from Psalms 100 verse 2, the Most Reverend Ademowo regretted nevertheless that although God put folks in locations of authority to serve, most Nigerians don’t see themselves as servants as soon as they assume management positions, calling for a change of coronary heart to maneuver the nation ahead.

He known as for nationwide rebirth starting from the household, saying this could reposition the nation and produce again its misplaced glory.

The cleric described Oba Adetona as a unifier, a monarchical colossus and “a Solomon of our time,” who used the palace to unite all Ijebu little kids regardless of their political or non secular linage.

The Awujale, the Most Reverend Ademowo famous, is a mentor, enabler, whose life is filled with monumental achievements in his 64 years on the throne, saying he has touched many lives by way of endowment programmes.

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