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Soun installs Dare as Agbaakin of Ogbomoso


Our Reporter

It was all pump and pageantry on Thursday in the historic city of Ogbomosho land  as the Minister  of Youth and Sports Development  Mr. Sunday Dare was installed as the Agbaakin of Ogbomosholand  by the Soun of Ogbomosho Oba Jimoh Oyedunni Oyewumi Ajagungbade 111.

The honour is  in recognition of Dare’s  giant strides in the development Ogbomosoland and the country at large which has seen him renovate the Soun Stadium, Trainned 40 coaches, facilitated the Building of the hospital  at Pakiotan, facilitate  the release of take off grant for the Federal  Polytechnic Ayede and donation of an 18 seater bus to the newly established Federal institution,  vocational  training  for more than 200 youths, rehabilitation  of the Taki roundabout,  donation of laptops  to Lautec among others.

The title was bestowed on the Minister  by the Soun of Ogbomosho land on  November 20th 2020, but the official  coronation was delayed due to the Minister’s  busy schedule.

Speaking during the ceremony,  the Monarch said  “ The title of Agbaakin is one of the highest  title confered  on any courageous,  hardworking,  dedicated  and prominent son of Ogbomosho that has done alot to the  development  of our town. The important role of Dare in  Ogbomosoland  and Nigeria  in general  canot be undermined.His giant strides in Youth Empowerment,  provision of infrastructure,  sports Development  canot be be over emphasized. He is a true son of the soil and a worthy  Nigerian in whom we are all pleased.I hereby  confer this title on you  for your  outstanding  performance”.

Dare said he was humbled by the title, assuring that it would spur him to do more.



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