“Socio-economic development remains the people’s collective responsibility” – John Olajide, Chairman Agbeyewa farms

Chairman, Agbeyewa Farms, and President/CEO, Axxess Technology Solutions, a global healthcare software technology company based in Dallas, USA, John Niyi Olajide has said the growth, progress, and socio-economic development of Erinmope-Ekiti, Ekiti State, remains his top priority and preoccupation. He made the remarks during the coronation ceremony of His Royal Majesty, Oba (Dr.) Sunday Aikuirawo Aniyi in Erinmope-Ekiti, Moba Local Government Area of Ekiti recently.

John Niyi Olajide, Chairman, Agbeyewa farms

Olajide, the Chairman and Chief launcher at the coronation event, described the emergence of Oba (Dr.) Sunday Aikuirawo Aniyi as God ordained and a blessing to Erinmope-Ekiti, both indigenes and non-indigenes. He expressed profound happiness as a proud son of Erinmope-Ekiti while mentioning, “my story embodies everything that is possible in Erinmope-Ekiti.

John Olajide (r) with Governor Kayode Fayemi and Erelu Bisi Fayemi

Olajide promised to extend his community engagement projects which are spread across Ekiti State, to Erinmope-Ekiti to bring the desired development closer to the people at the grassroots.

He congratulated the state Gov-elect, Mr. Biodun Oyebanji on his emergence at the governorship poll, the Obaleo of Erinmope-Ekiti on his coronation and Erelu Bisi Fayemi, wife of Gov. Kayode Fayemi on her instalment as the Yeye Oba of Erinmope-Ekiti.

Olajide addressing distinguished guests in Erinmope Ekiti

Ekiti State Governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, in his remarks, described Olajide as an illustrious son of Erinmope-Ekiti with unequaled passion for its growth, progress and socio-economic development.

“I want to say Erinmope-Ekiti is blessed to have a son in person of Niyi John Olajide who has been doing a lot for the betterment of our state and more importantly his cherished community,” Gov. Fayemi added.

His Imperial Majesty, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, the Ooni of Ife, in his remarks, described the new Obaleo of Erinmope-Ekiti as a blessing to his community and the inhabitants. He said Erinmope-Ekiti remained an integral part of towns and communities that had their lineage and source from Ife, the cradle of Yorubas.

The Ooni later performed the conferrement of the Yeye Oba of Erinmope-Ekiti on her Excellency, Erelu Bisi Fayemi, wife of Gov. Kayode Fayemi.

L-R; Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, the Ooni of Ife, Oba and Olori Sunday Aikuirawo Aniyi, John Olajide

In his response, Oba (Dr.) Sunday Aikuirawo Aniyi, described the coronation as a new dawn in Erinmope-Ekiti. He appealed for more government presence in the community to boost its socio-economic development. Oba Aniyi said the community was presently at the brink of renewal and rejuvenation that will reposition it as a major center of learning, commerce, and culture.

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