Saturday, June 6, 2020
Oyo Speaker’s mother becomes Iya’loja General of Ibarapaland
Mother of the Speaker of the Oyo State House of Assembly, Adebo Ogundoyin, Mrs. Justina Ogundoyin, has been installed as the Iya-Oloja-General of Ibarapaland.
Justina Ogundoyin is the wife to the late philanthropist, Chief Adeseun Ogundoyin.
The Speaker has congratulated his mother on her installation as the Iya-Oloja-General of Ibarapaland.
Ogundoyin described his mother as a rare gem, who is highly respected and identified with the people of Ibarapaland despite losing her husband 29 years ago.
He said, “I and my siblings lost our father so early in our lives, but growing up with mum was interesting and the way she always keep in touch with the Ogundoyin clans and the entire Ibarapaland is still surprising.
“Chief Tina Ogundoyin is always appreciated because of the love and efforts she invested in the people and their children. I congratulate her not only as a mother, but also as a woman with a big heart, which accommodates and fight for her people all the time.
“The chieftaincy recognition is a cultural way of appreciating her support for the people and the communities. It is a good thing, she loves it, and we welcome it as a family.”