Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has approved the appointment of Prince Sefiu Olawale Oyebola, as the new Aseyin of Iseyin.
Makinde made this announcement on Thursday.
DAILY POST recalls that the kingmakers in the town had earlier elected Oyebola as the new Aseyin of Iseyin.
The United States of America-based prince was elected by the kingmakers in the town last month.
Makinde gave the approval in a memo signed on Thursday.
He noted that the approval was sequel to the powers conferred on him by subsections 1 and 2 of the Chiefs’ Law, Cap. 28, Volume I, Laws of Oyo State of Nigeria, 2000.
Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Matters, Olusegun Olayiwola, in a statement issued on behalf of the governor, added that the approval is a culmination of a series of processes stipulated by the extant laws of the state regarding ascension to royal thrones.
The statement was made available to DAILY POST through the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Sulaimon Olanrewaju.