The Ekiti State Government has approved the appointment of Prince Adegbenro John Falore as the new Olufaki of Ifaki-Ekiti.
This was the outcome of the state Executive Council meeting held virtually on Wednesday.
According to a statement made available to newsmen by the state Commissioner for information and values orientation, Mr Akin Omole, the council also approved the appointment of Prince Sunday Aikuirawo Aniyi as the new Obaleo of Erinmope Ekiti.
The statement reads in part
“Following clearance by the Ekiti State Ministry of Justice, and consistent with the provisions of the Chiefs Law (2012) Cap C5 Law of Ekiti State, Council considered and approved the memorandum in respect of the Appointment of the Recognised Chieftaincy of Obaleo of Erinmope Ekiti in Moba Local Government, thus officially appointing Prince Dr. Sunday Aikuirawo Aniyi as the new Obaleo of Erinmope-Ekiti.
Prince Dr. Sunday Aikuirawo Aniyi obtained a PhD Communications and Language Arts; and a Master of Arts in Communication and Language Arts both from the University of Ibadan; as well as a Bachelor of Arts (Hons.) English Education from the Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko, Ondo State.
“In a related development, Council also approved the appointment of Prince Adegbenro John Falore as the new Olufaki of Ifaki-Ekiti. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Sociology; and a Diploma in Social Work, both from the University of Ado-Ekiti (now Ekiti State University).
“The appointments of both the new Obaleo of Erinmope-Ekiti and the Olufaki of Ifaki-Ekiti, have been authorized to be published as a legal notice in the Government of Ekiti State’s Gazette.”