The Executive Chairman of Alimosho Local Government, Hon. Jelili Sulaimon and his team presented approval letter to Prince Jimoh Hammed Orelope Laka as the Oba Elect of Egbeda Land and its Kingdom. The letter was presented during the Local Government Executive meeting held on 10th of August 2020 at Alimosho Local Government Secretariat. This was sequel to the approval of Lagos State Executive Council on 13th of July, 2020.
Hon. Jelili while presenting the letter of approval urged constituents to continue to abide by all rules and regulations guiding the spread of COVID19 in the state. Noting that the fact that religious houses have been partially opened does not mean all cautions must be thrown to the wind.
“Fine, our churches and mosques are opened but that does not mean COVID19 is not more. It is very real and we can all see many big people losing their lives to coronavirus complications. Please take cautions.”, he said.
“I want to use this medium to urge all and sundry to keep social distancing, use face masks, wash their hands with soap and water and stay indoors if they do not have something very important to do outside their homes”, Hon. Jelili concluded.
Hon. Jelili Sulaimon further felicitated with Prince Jimoh Hammed Orelope and the good people of Egbedaland. While seeking cooperation for the Oba from the entire residence of Egba and its environs.
Oba of Shasha Kingdom, Oba Babatunde Akinlowo 1 who was also president at the event also prayed for the Oba Elect, Prince Hammed Orelope as he directs the affairs of the Egbeda land.
Prince Hammed Orelope in his acceptance speech as the Oba Elect of Egbedaland appreciated everyone for their relentless support.