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Orangun Ile Ila Inaugurates Archive, Monuments, Tourism C’ttee



Orangun Ile Ila Inaugurates Archive, Monuments, Tourism C'ttee

Ila Orangun, the Headquarters of Igbomina Nation witnessed another value-addition on Saturday, 12th August, 2023 with the inauguration of Ila Orangun Archive, Monuments and Tourism Committee by His Imperial Majesty, Alayeluwa, Oba Abdulwahab Olukayode Oyedotun, Bibire 1, Arutu- Oluokun 11, The Orangun of Ila.

In his address at an assembly of High Chiefs, Royal Chieftains, leaders of thoughts and several indigenes, the revered Royal Father charged the Committee to work on the people’s collective history, heritage, monuments, sites and values, all in efforts to boost local industry and economy towards engendering growth and development in Ila Orangun and Osun State.

While addressing members of the Committee, the monarch expressed his heart-felt appreciation to the illustrious indegines of the ancient town for heartily answering the call to service.

Orangun Ile Ila Inaugurates Archive, Monuments, Tourism C'ttee

Oba Oyedotun charged them to explore the richness of Ila Orangun history, as embedded in their various cultural and traditional institutions, festivals and values to promote tourism in the Ila Orangun land, Osun State and Igbomina Nation.

While responding on behalf of the Committee, the Chairman, Dr Ayodele Adebayo thanked His Imperial Majesty and the Orangun-in-Council for finding them worthy for the assignment, promising that the Committee would passionately carry the assignment out as highlighted by His Imperial Majesty.

He however noted that the Throne, Orangun-in- Council and other leaders of thoughts should be prepared to provide official cover and platforms as well as financial and moral supports where and when required to execute the lofty assignment.

Dr Adebayo, an indigene, retired as Director of Archives, National Archives and practices as Consultant on Archives and Records Management.

Members of the Committee included distinguished historians, arts and culture practitioners and accomplished tourism professionals like; Segun Olufunminiyi Ajiboye (Secretary), Pastor Mayowa Olawoye, Hon. Akin Titiloye, Dr Rasheed Lasisi, Dr Soji Fajenyo, Temilade Ajiboye and Mr Bisi Agboola.

Hammed Tajudeen is a graduate of Osun State Polytechnic, Iree with Higher National Diploma (HND) in Mass Communication

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