Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State, on Friday, fulfilled his promise of a brand new escort van to the Olubadan of Ibadan, Oba Saliu Akanmu Adetunji, Aje Ogungunniso 1, four days after the traditional ruler made the request from the governor.
Makinde had earlier during the week, visited the Olubadan, to celebrate with him on his 92nd birthday.
During the visit, the Governor said that his administration would do all that was required for all the traditional rulers in the state and that as someone with a good upbringing, he would never disrespect elders.
The presentation was held at the Popoyemoja Palace of the monarch by the Deputy Chief of Staff, Hon. Abdul-Mojeed Mogbonjubola, on behalf of the governor and had in attendance the Otun Olubadan, High Lekan Balogun; Asipa Olubadan, High Chief Eddy Oyewole and High Chief Amidu Ajibade, Ekarun Olubadan.
While responding on behalf of the Olubadan, the Ekarun Olubadan, High Chief Amidu Ajibade, appreciated the Governor for the gesture, adding that, the monarch made the request four days earlier and the Governor fulfilled his pledge and prayed for his success in office.