As part of the activities lined up for the coronation ceremony of Oba Kayode Adenekan Afolabi the new Alapomu of Apomuland in Osun State, it includes cultural display and musical entertainment by the new Mayegun of Yorubaland King Ayinde Wasiu Marshal.
The Asiwaju of Apomu, Chief Olaitan Alabi, Speaking with journalists on Wednesday in Apomu said all is set for the coronation ceremony of Oba Kayode Adenekan Afolabi as the new Alapomu of Apomu land.
He revealed that Apomu is one of the oldest towns in Yorubaland and had been in existence for over 450 years. He said the history of old Oyo empire cannot be complete without due reference to Apomu.
Alabi added that the activities of the historic Apomu market contributed immensely to the commercial and economic development of the old Oyo empire.
Speaking further, he said many Royal Fathers of Yorubaland are expected to grace the coronation ceremony. Other people expected are Osun State Executive Council Members, the Speaker and the Leader of Osun state House of Assembly. The Judiciary will not be let behind
However, the Queen of Apomuland ,Olori Janet Afolabi said the new Alapomu has good plans for his people. ” He is deeply concerned about the neglect and the infrastructural decay .He will work towards developing the land. I will join hands with him to ensure that the women and children are not left out of the development process ”