Governor of Oyo State, Engr. Seyi Makinde has approved the appointment of Prince Sefiu Olawale Oyebola, as the new Aseyin of Iseyinland in the Oke-Ogun area of the state.

The announcement was made on Thursday.

In August, the kingmakers in the town elected Oyebola, who is based in the United States of America.

Makinde gave the approval in a memo signed on Thursday.


The governor 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.

Sulaimon Olanrewaju, the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, made the statement available to the media.