Government of Ekiti State

Ekiti State Executive Council Approves White Paper On Justice J.K.B Aladejana’s Chieftaincy Review Commission.

December 27, 2019

Ekiti State Government hereby announces that the Executive Council has approved the White Paper on the Justice J.K.B. Aladejana Chieftaincy Review Commission.

The White Paper was considered and approved at the Council’s meeting on Thursday, 19th December, 2019.
The Council approved the upgrade of 11 traditional rulers to Grade A, and five others to Grade B. It also approved the autonomous status granted to five communities.

The newly upgraded Grade A chieftaincies are:
i) Elewu of Ewu Ekiti
ii) Eleda of Eda Oniyo Ekiti
iii) Onisin of Isinbode Ekiti
iv) Apalufin of Aisegba Ekiti
v) Olosan of Osan Ekiti
vi) Onigogo of Igogo Ekiti
vii) Olupoti of Ipoti Ekiti
viii) Oluloro of Iloro Ekiti
ix) Alasa of Ilasa Ekiti
x) Onimesi of Imesi Ekiti
xi) Olusin of Usin Ekiti

The newly upgraded Grade B chieftaincies are:
i) Elesun of Esun Ekiti
ii) Obanikosun of Ikosu Ekiti
iii) Alafon of Ilafon Ekiti
iv) Onikogosi of Ikogosi Ekiti
v) Olupole of Ipole Ekiti

The five communities granted autonomous status are:
i) Ijowa (Alajowa of Ijowa Ekiti on Grade C)
ii) Isaya (Asaya of Isaya Ekiti on Grade C)
iii) Ahan Ayegunle ( Alahan of Ahan Ayegunle Ekiti on Grade C)
iv) Owatedo (Oloja Owa of Owatedo Ekiti on Grade C)
v) Iro Ayeteju (Owa Ateju of Iro Ayeteju Ekiti on Grade C)

The Council however noted that the exercise is ongoing, and further announcements will be made in due course.

Last modified: December 27, 2019

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